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... Ever since I was a baby, my hemoglobin has been slightly low. My mom was told to increase my iron rich foods. However, out of all 8 of her children, I was the only one with this issue. ... (6 replies)
... Hello all. I have been dealing with several symptoms for about a year now. I have posted here a few times and also on the Thyroid Board. ... (57 replies)
... Hi elphers, my b12 test a year ago was 170, which my Neuro and PC Dr.said was very low,and started me on the shots. ... (19 replies)

B12 Deficiency?
Sep 15, 2012
... polar with anxiety now. I laugh, well I wasn't before. I guarantee without a doubt anemia and even low b12 cause some major major psychological issues. I won't even listen to anyone that tries to tell me otherwise. ... (29 replies)
... sharond Hello I have PA too.I was diagnosed a year ago this month.It's good to hear about someone else that has PA.I get tired the week before I'm due to get my shot,but I don't get a boost of energy that other people claim to get when I get it. My first test showed my b12 level was 170, two months ago it was 319. ... (19 replies)
... Just wondering how you were doing. Notice any pain relief from the Lyrica? ... (19 replies)
... Hi, Just wondering as to how your Doctors appointment went today! I hope that she had something to offer you for the pain!! ... (19 replies)
... Thanks for replying. It's nice to talk to someone with similar symptoms. ... (19 replies)
Oct 1, 2009
... What you need to do is keep at it with the iron supplements. It's taken me over 3 years to get from 8 to 89 with quite a lot of set backs along the way. I can't afford to go a day without my iron supplements. ... (44 replies)
... I'm not familiar with Poly Iron but have read of others on this board using it. It's ok to start on a slightly lower dose and then build it up,just so your tummy gradually gets used to it. ... (10 replies)
... hi Steph...I just want to chime in here if I may....I was DX with a hidden B12 deficiency in March 2000... ... (22 replies)
Update New Labs
Dec 1, 2008
... s. It was a fantastic test and was able to reveal a lot to my doctor. A saliva test is more accurate than a blood test. ... (27 replies)
... bethsheba, i have been thinking much the same thing. I'm wondering what has led to lowering the Vit D and B12, either age related or something else. One good thing is that he responded to his supplements so readily. ... (34 replies)
... I do not know about pa but I worked this past year with both iron and vit d deficiencies as well as being diagnosed hypothyroid and with osteoporosis. ... (2 replies)
... rds that the doctor used yesterday "Intrinsic Factor Antibodies and Gastric Parietal Cells Aantibodies". So, are both of those tests that he is testing me for, do they both test for "Pernicious Anaemia"? ... (57 replies)
... it's good you have had those series of tests so that you can at least elimate a few reasons for possible low ferritin. ... (2 replies)
... No I sure haven't, I wasn't even aware I could test my own ferritin! When I got my second round of blood work done I went from a 2 to a 39 in 2 weeks and I'm really wondering if that test wasn't botched. I hope not. I just don't know. I'm gonna have to get this test and see. ... (14 replies)
... free, yeah I do want to get that book that you mentioned here. I need to write it down and put it in my pocket book so I remember to look for it the next time I am out. Yeah, you are right .... ... (57 replies)
Update on Anemia
Aug 4, 2008
... My original HGB was 11.4 and my B12 was 220. I had Iron Shots and B12 Shots about 1 month ago. One Iron Shot , 4 B12 shots. ... (2 replies)
Prenicious Anemia
Aug 30, 2002
... The Shilling test is the most reliable for detecting pernicious anemia. When the blood test is done they specifically test for just that B12 which shows whether or not you have the intrinsic factor. You can have a low B12 and still not have pernicious anemia but that is in normal people. ... (31 replies)

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