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... First of all, anemia is not always due to lack of iron. ... (3 replies)
... My mom told me that when I was born, the doctor said I might (or I do) have anemia. About two years ago, the dermatologist was doing a non-related blood check on me and noticed that my red blood cell shape was off.. or the size was off? He just asked "do you have anemia?" I said I don't know and he told me that I should get checked up. I am almost always tired so now I am... (3 replies)
... If it is a hereditary disorder, there is nothing done to that can fix it. I know someone who had this and didn't discover it until they were in their 40s. They often got pale and tired a lot. They had their blood monitored regularly. There are probably medications that can be taken to improve it and build up red blood cells. Basically, you should just be monitored. (3 replies)

... Thanks for the reply. What can be done to treat hereditary anemia if I was born with it? ... (3 replies)
... I learned something interesting while researching inflammation that may help explain the difference between anemia of chronic inflammation and anemia of chronic renal failure. ... (8 replies)
... As I was reading the thread, I was thinking that you definately have B12 anemia, then I saw your hematoligst diagnosed it. As to whether it is pernicious or not can be determined by a test for the intrinsic factor, indicating that it is PA, which is an autoimmune disease, btw. Did you have the test? Additionally, I read that having iron deficiency anemia, where one would... (22 replies)
... ok to start off i have delt with this since i was a child. iron def. anemia. the last time i had my anemia checked was a year and a half dr. quit and i was stranded so i have not gotten it checked.... ... (1 replies)
... octor was especially concerned because 11 months prior to being diagnosed my hemoglobin was over 13 and my ferritin level was 180. I do not have heavy periods to explain this and my fecal occult samples came out negative. My hemocrit and RDW values were indicative of iron deficiency anemia as stated by my doctor. ... (0 replies)
... creatinine ratio is more an indicator of dehydration. Your BUN is at top of range but not high enough to explain a creatinine of 1.6. ... (14 replies)
... Hct were low since ferritin is storage. Others are saying that's not the case. My doc didn't explain any of this to me but it was a phone conversation and not face to face where we had more time. ... (5 replies)
... I definitely know I have pernicious anemia as my gastro did a special test that confirmed it. I would feel like my brain was in a comma and my arms would start to shake. ... (6 replies)
... That might explain why my doctor had said I could take iron supplements....IF I WANTED TO.... ... (8 replies)
... I know that a lot of us have different types of anemia but have any of you have family members that were over protective to a point and then seemingly disconnected on other levels? ... (1 replies)
... to find donor blood for me during surgery. Anyway, considering that background, my primary care physician sent me to a hematologyst. She said that I don't have anemia that is caused by iron deficiency and that I shouldn't take iron supplements at all. ... (2 replies)
... Get more details from you doc, or get a new doc. Also, there are many websites out there to explain Anemia. I wish I could think of the names now, but just do a search. How 'bout going to and searching the word "anemia" there? ... (1 replies)
... i had to explain as a new patient what I was seeing the gyne for and when i told her abt the anemia she said "I think you shd be seeing your family Md for that! ... (25 replies)
... Your numbers are not very good which would explain why you are not feeling to well. ... (8 replies)
New to Anemia
Jul 8, 2008
... Hey Thanks for the info I thought I was crazy craving the ice thing. I also hav a thing for smells that would about make me sick before- I could sit at a gas pump all day long and smell the gas - They would probably charge me as high as gas is!!! What is it your sister uses. Is it a prescription? I haven't been back for another blood check yet. They said wait a month. ... (9 replies)
New to Anemia
Jun 12, 2008
... in my hand, face and foot sometimes. It last for months and stops. My Neuro said anxiety but I know that's not true. I have a few symptoms that came with the anemia but did not leave with the anemia being resolved. It's strange. Hope you find your answers. ... (9 replies)
... My acupuncturist has helped me so much in the weeks since my anemia treatment started, I can't say enough positive about the whole experience. She has helped my anxiety so much. ... (8 replies)

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