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... Hi, thanks so much for your reply! It does help. I have been this way for nearly two years with digestive issues and my iron has been dropping along with it. ... (6 replies)
... I have been having issues with my Colon and need to get a colonoscopy but I have been feeling soooo bad that I keep rescheduling. But I really think you NEED the colonoscopy to get to the bottom of things. You have more than just IBS. I have read that crohns can cause malabsorption, as well as, don't freak, cancer. ... (6 replies)
... My iron and ferritin are low as well. There doesn't seem to be any reason for it. I was diagnosed with Thalassemia 5 years ago and my red blood cell and iron only go low when I get a virus and get run down. I don't know what to do either. I am very frustrated and very very tired. ... (74 replies)

... I'm new to this board having only "lurked" a couple of days now! ... (74 replies)
Low Iron
Mar 3, 2004
... deficiency anemia about five months ago. Most doctors will want to try to find out the cause of the anemia, and I think you should push your doctor on this one, or find another doctor. ... (21 replies)
... I had a very low red blood cell count for a long time. I was on iron always, finally I was on 3 iron pills a day. My doctor said, your iron is fine but your Hemoglobin is not going up its slowly going down. After lots of tests with a specialist, I have Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia. ... (1 replies)
... the last time I was in the hospital they wanted to give me a blood transfusion, I said I didn't know them and wanted to find a doctor of my choice. ... (1 replies)
... So there's not a ton of motivation to get out and exercise and that's what I'm hoping this iron will do for me. Help me to feel better all around that I WANT to exercise and feel better! ... (74 replies)
... This sounds a bit odd to me that the Dr would say normal. I just got told a month or so ago my Ferritin was a 19 and my GI Dr wanted to do a colonoscopy to see if internal bleeding. Currently I am taking iron supplements per my regular Dr and will reck my iron and ferritin 6 wks after taking them. ... (7 replies)
... My doctor said that ferritin levels increase when there is a malignancy, and yours are decreasing. Did they do a thyroid panel? ... (1 replies)
... mon response. Whenever there is anemia in women, the most common reason is blood loss, through heavy monthly periods. Age is also a major factor here as far as colonoscopy goes. Different test required for different ages. ... (13 replies)
... I can relate so well to your story. I am so sorry you feel bad, but glad some medication helped. I had a Ferritin Level of a 1, same symptoms as you. I am a 41 year old female, 2 kids and exercise regularly, mainly running, but not excessive exerciser. ... (5 replies)
... Yes the prep is what terrifies me about the colonoscopy the most! I know it must be done though, I've heard of other problems that could cause all of this too. I've had to do my own research quite extensively to try to find answers as doctors don't seem to have any. ... (6 replies)
... and also with a vitamin C since they help the iron to be absorb. ... (3 replies)
... I agree that you probably should have further tests done to ensure that you are dealing with iron deficiency. Most likely, that is what it is since that's what most women have. ... (4 replies)
... I am wondering if my dr is waiting for me to have the colonoscopy before offering a more aggressive treatment of the anemia. I only talked to a nurse yesterday. I have kinda been putting off the colonoscopy due to finances... ... (11 replies)
... Hopefully one of the "experts" will chime in about the IV transfusion. I don't know anything about that except what I have read here on some of the threads. ... (12 replies)
... Numbers from the Jan 31st draw were iron 43, hemoglobin 12, hematocrit 35. ... (5 replies)
... hmmm interesting Wendy! I am following your story closely as I can it mirroring my own state of affairs.. ... (74 replies)
... It's supposed to be the new "super" iron pill. ... (74 replies)


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