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... I think the malabsorption associated with celiac has probably affected iron absorption for a long time and has now improved considerably. ... (21 replies)
Iron stores
Jul 31, 2011
... I thought I was fine. However in 1998 getting ready for jaw surgery MY blood count was too low for surgery 7. So I was sent to a hemotogist who said my iron was low and need infusion. I had one 1998 and 2000. Got my iron stores up he said. ... (1 replies)
... I'm hoping for some support or advice on my low iron. Up until a few months ago I had a PCP that, although for years had been telling me that my iron was low, had never mentioned the word "anemia" and was never alarmist about anything. He never even brought up supplements. ... (0 replies)

... Your hair problem is probably due to your low ferritin. Once that is corrected you should see regrowth. ... (17 replies)
Low Iron
Apr 2, 2004
... Yep, I'm on Yasmin. It does what it's supposed to do BUT it slowed down my sex drive :eek: I'm going to ask my GYN about switching again to see if another brand may have less of an impact. I hope she'll let me stay on BCPs until menopause and we'll discuss it at my next appt. When is your surgery? There is a lot of good info on it on the womens' board. Any procedure... (21 replies)
... I disagree with your doctor. People's iron levels have dropped quickly after surgery and were anemic in just a few months. That's why it's so important to supplement and check labs regularly. Also 30 is NOT normal for vitamin D for us. ... (4 replies)
... severe and not life threatening. This is according to what they say at each stage. On the other hand my sister had this surgery and when she became anemic with a 9 ferritin her bariatric SP? ... (7 replies)
... her and idea as to whether or not you would be a candidate for surgery as well. ... (1 replies)
... and retested in November. By November, was feeling more exhausted than before and now clinically anemic... low hemoglobin, hematocrit, red blood cells, ferritin in the cellar, low iron, low iron saturation, etc. ... (2 replies)
... trouble with iron. But that's because my surgeon told me not to take it. Whether or not I absorb it, time will tell. Some of us never will and we'll always need iron infusions. How much and what form of iron have you been taking? ... (5 replies)
... at are absorbed in the stomach. If you have had gastric bypass, chances are you will be wasting your time taking them as the portion of the stomach that absorbs iron has been bypassed. An iron infusion is where they give you iron, via IV, directly into the bloodstream. ... (7 replies)
... was for the mother of pains i get. After the surgery didn't work miracles for me, but it put me back to 7 days. ... (25 replies)
... Welcome to the boards! What type of iron IV have you been getting? ... (1 replies)
... have absorption issues. I've had gastric bypass, I know all about those! I had IBS really, really bad before I had surgery. It basically cured it. Of course the surgery has issues of its own. ... (3 replies)
... A week ago, I was diagnosed with Anemia secondary to Iron Deficiency. My symptoms of headaches, extreme fatigue and difficulty concentrating came out of nowhere, hence my trip to the doctor. ... (4 replies)
... tested me for anything until I was at death's door. I was finally dx with hypothyroidism, ulcers, and heavy period, and absorption problems which I do not absorb iron or vit at all. ... (34 replies)
Infusion
Jun 23, 2009
... eply and all the info....you have been through a lot as have so many, and it's so difficult getting the right information at the right time, and wondering if the iron pills are working or not, and then the infusions that one must have if numbers continue to go down. ... (26 replies)
... I was told I have low iron levels in March of this year... it was7.5, but dr. also told me I am not anemic.. my iron levels are just low. I had a hysterectomy in Nov. 05, in which I donated 2 pints of my own blood, and lost 2 pints of my blood during surgery. ... (3 replies)
... D Ferritin with just oral iron therapy seems to take forever to go up. Mine was a 2 to start and I'm at a 19 now. ... (3 replies)
... I am a 36 year old female who had gastric bypass surgery in October 2003. So I am about 3.5 years post op. ... (10 replies)


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