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... I had my first of five injections today and it was such a relief. First it took the chemist three weeks to get the iron from a supplier and then my doctor was sick last monday and this monday. I began to think i'd never get the ball rolling. ... (29 replies)
... for ferretin, then dropped to 26, obviously what i was taking wasn't right for me, but it has worked for others. If you have gotten from 26 to 43 just on the iron supplements then that is great. I wish i could have done that. I got my 4th iron injection last night and it hurt all night. ... (29 replies)

... Had my 2nd iron injection today and dont feel any muscle soreness like i did with the first injection. I actually don't feel a thing and i'm having no side effects. ... (29 replies)
... I too went the iron injection route and i never throught they would work, but after my 4th injection i began realising that i wasnt as tired as i used to be. ... (5 replies)
... FLFLOWERGIRL is right, there is a correct procedure when it comes to giving iron injections. Did your doctor discuss the possibility of tattoos, did he give you any literature about these injections? ... (3 replies)
... A lot of low iron symptoms can be similar to some of the thyroid symptoms, including overall hair shedding. ... (18 replies)
... If you don't mind me asking, when they tested your iron levels last, what was your result for ferretin? ... (29 replies)
... remember as it has been so long since i felt what i would class as being "normal". It's kind of scary to imagine having more energy in the morning. I have been doing indoors exercises using a mini trampoline and skipping rope, plus doing stretches and other floor type exercises. ... (29 replies)
... I was on infusions once a week for 4 weeks, My last was this past thursday i have an appointment on the 24th and will see if i need them once or twice amonth and i also am going to have a colon oscopy soon drs. order i hope my energy stays good to. How about you how are you doing Alice if my reply comes through twice i am sorry it keeps telling me errors occured when... (29 replies)
... I was on infusions once a week for 4 weeks, My last was this past thursday i have an appointment on the 24th and will see if i need them once or twice amonth and i also am going to have a colon oscopy soon drs. order i hope my energy stays good to. How about you how are you doing Alice (29 replies)
... I hope I am doing this right in trying to reply. ... (4 replies)
... and get my treatment of Iron infused in through the PICC Line. ... (7 replies)
... I think that you should be furious with you family doctor. If the ER is not doing anything for you he or she should be. They can give you an iron injection. They could order IV iron. You will not be able to get you counts up quickly enough with oral iron. It will take you a year or more. ... (7 replies)
... I'm late to respond and haven't been on here much, but was coming to post a question of my own and saw this. For what it's worth, I have had to have iron injections (IM) instead of the IV, my doctor said it's slightly less risky. I have been having them for almost a year now, started weekly, then bi-weekly and now once a month, and *knock wood* no major side effects. ... (12 replies)
... I have to say your story is SO familiar... there are many people walking around quite ill, yet a simple vitamin injection makes a world of difference. ... (6 replies)
... I had a repeat blood test 6 weeks ago and was rather surprised that after receiving iron injections my ferretin had only moved from 26 to 35. ... (18 replies)
... I know exactly how you feel about the worry of ceasing the iron supplements one day and then continuously wondering whether your ferretin levels are slowing going down or staying put. ... (18 replies)
... Numbers from the Jan 31st draw were iron 43, hemoglobin 12, hematocrit 35. ... (5 replies)
... Def. I get an injection once a week because my doctor states that supp. will not help me. It was my neruologist that discovered it and my hematologist continued with the process. ... (12 replies)


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