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... and get my treatment of Iron infused in through the PICC Line. ... (7 replies)
... Last year, I had a total of 8 IV iron infusions to deal with my iron deficiency anemia. ... (0 replies)
... and the story goes that what red blood cells I did have were, "puny." I had gastric bypass in Oct. 2001. ... (4 replies)

... I had gastric bypass surgery 11 years ago and for the past year or so my iron levels have been low including ferritin, which now is less than 3. ... (0 replies)
... B12. This is dissolved under the tongue in either in a tablet form or liquid drops. It absorbs in the mouth and not the stomach so this type is perfect for a gastric bypass patient. ... (7 replies)
... We must be related. I am 4 years post op from gastric bypass and my ferritin level is 6. ... (7 replies)
... Thank you for your reply. Yes my hema doc ordered me to have InFed. Did you have many side affects with this iron??? He told me the risk is higher but it would be so worth it. Yes he is not too happy about my ferritin being 2. I have suffered from extreme exhaustion, dizziness, feeling week, and I do get short of breath but I have asthma and I aslway thought that was the... (10 replies)
... Well I am in the same stage just that I have never had a gastric bypass. My iron level went down to a 3 a my ferritin level was in the neg. Right now I have a PICC line in my arm. ... (7 replies)
... Ritah: I am not a post op person, but just a low ferritin person. I wondered if it was only your ferritin that was 12, or if you had any other problems that promted your dr to take action. My ferritin is 18 (range 9-120). I am fatigued, dizzy and can hardly exercise anymore. I am also being treated for hypothyroid. I went to a hematologist who basically made me feel... (10 replies)
... op RNY Gastric bypass. ... (10 replies)
... Because of that, I have iron def. anemia and will have to be treated for it the rest of my life. The bottom portion of the stomach is the part that absorbs iron and with that part gone, I now have to have iron infusions to bring my hemoglobin count back up. ... (28 replies)
... i.e., you are not the first gastric bypass patient to post here about this problem. Your stomach is where iron is absorbed and since you lost most of your stomach you absorption is impaired. If this is the case, I assume that no amount of oral iron is going to help you. ... (7 replies)
... Wow, I thought I was the only one in the world who had gastric bypass surgery and acute anemia! I think the doctors downplay this complication by saying you MAY have to take iron supplements. ... (28 replies)
... I had my gastric bypass almost 3 yrs ago. I was diagnosed anemia 1 yr ago. I tried iron pills for 3 months and my counts did not budge. So I had 14 iron infusions over 2 month time frame. My counts when up. Total iron from 31 to 121 and hemaglobin from 8.5 to 13.00. I felt great. 3 monthes later I went for blood test. ... (28 replies)
... gastric bypass here! ... (4 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)
... I had a difficult time getting proper treatment, because my other iron numbers looked normal except for the ferritin. One doctor even told me I was so tired because I must be depressed or stressed. ... (10 replies)
... i am 30 years old and had gastric bypass 4 years ago. The last year I have had several health issues pop up but this is by far the most baffling of all. ... (7 replies)
... op. It is because we are not able to absorb iron orally. The area of absorbtion has been bypassed. ... (5 replies)
... are quite common with gastric bypass. After the surgery, some people become unable to absorb the nutrients any more. ... (5 replies)




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