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... Anemia can reflect poor diet, genetic disorders, immune disorders, heavy menstrual periods, postpartum childbirth, there is anemia of chronic disease such as pernicious anemia, lupus, and kidney disease. There are many many more things that cause anemia besides cancer. ... (5 replies)
... I'm new to the board and have been reading the posts like crazy trying to make sense of my recent discouraging blood test results. ... (0 replies)

... Hi, I'm new to the boards, thanks in advance for any replies. I don't actually have anemia but this is the closest to an iron forum I see. ... (0 replies)
... In April they found she had low iron saturation. It was 18 which is not too low so we started her on some liquid iron drops. She has a lot of medical problems and special needs and one of which is eating issues so she has a Gtube for all meds and the majority of her calories. ... (4 replies)
... people posting live on the other side to the world to me, i live in sydney australia, yes i find myself nodding along to this. I have Coeliac disease. I was sick and severly anemic for 3 years and my doctor refused to test me for anything and told my mother that i was just a typical kid trying to get out of school. ... (34 replies)
... ve had this for years, but I found out one reason is because I have Celiac disease, which prevents you from absorbing the nutrients from food. I have been on the diet to help it, but what Celiac does is basically kill off the villi in your small intestine that absorbs nutrients. ... (1 replies)
... Well the test in which my saturation and iron were high was a test done in 1999, interestingly this was a period in which i suffered from alopecia areata for about a year or two. ... (4 replies)
... The iron level is notoriously inaccurate. Well, inaccurate is probably not the right word. Iron levels in the blood can flucuated several times over the course of a day. Just depends what you ate the day before the test, what you ate the day off, when the test was done, etc. ... (4 replies)
Does this seem OK?
Apr 22, 2009
... According to your lab range, if 12.0 is the bottom and you are "within range" you would not be considered anemic, as long as your Hct and RBC's are also in range. Those numbers define anemia. ... (2 replies)
Chronic Anemia?
May 19, 2006
... Chronic anemia is fairly common in celiac disease, which is a disease where exposure to dietary gluten triggers autoimmune destruction of the small intestine. This makes the gut unable to absorb iron, and many other ingredients. ... (7 replies)
... I am a vegetarian and have been for close to 10 years. I do eat eggs, cheese, other dairy and soy products. I have not supplemented with Iron ever. ... (1 replies)
Chronic Anemia?
May 19, 2006
... Please see another MD....one who is interested in finding the cause of your anemia and wants to treat it. I have read that anemia is a manifestation of an underlying disease. ... (7 replies)
... and aplastic anemia as a side effect of drug therapy. I would first call the hematology office and ask to move appointment up, like into a cancellation spot, which happens all the time. ... (10 replies)
... Iron definciency is not a disease in itself. You don't get iron deficiency like you do diabetes or cancer or the flu. Iron deficiency is a symptom or result of another disease process. By that, I don't mean that you have another disease, but you have a physical process that is causing you to become deficient in iron. ... (6 replies)
... I would really recommend this, especially if your diet is adequate. ... (3 replies)
Does this seem OK?
Apr 21, 2009
... sumption. So, I've been eating even less meat than before, and, as usual, staying away from all red meat for better cholesterol control. Unfortunately, thanks to diet and medication, my cholesterol levels are now too low. ... (2 replies)
... Also, look for your reticulocyte count, which is used to assess the body's production of immature red blood cells. ... (8 replies)


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