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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)
... 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)
... Welcome to the boards! What type of iron IV have you been getting? ... (1 replies)

... and having every iron deficiency symptom that I can find. I've had 3 iron infusions in the last 5 years. I recently moved and my new GP has been less than interested in diagnosing or following up on my iron issues. ... (1 replies)
... weeks to notice a difference but then numbers dropped again until they found out what was causing the iron to drop. Have they looked into what is causing your low numbers? ... (6 replies)
... my iron levels are ok 12,but my ferritin is at a 5.should i be taking a ferritin tablet instead of iron.aren't these to seperate things? ... (2 replies)
... and iron is needed to make red blood cells. ... (28 replies)
... I had gastric bypass 5 years and now I'm having trouble with iron. But that's because my surgeon told me not to take it. Whether or not I absorb it, time will tell. ... (5 replies)
... years post Gastric Bypass RNY I have been dealing with Low Ferritin Levels for about 3 years...maybe a bit more. My Ferritin levels have been as low as 6 and only as high as 9 for the last 3 years! ... (0 replies)
... You have anemia due to your gastric bypass surgery. It's a shame they don't educate more patients to expect this. ... (9 replies)
... but they are certainly low enough to cause fatigue. My hemoglobin is around 11 and ferritin is 4.9. I have a chronic problem and had my iron drop dangerously low last year, so I am monitored closely and am getting an iron infusion tomorrow. ... (9 replies)
... Hemoglobin, iron sat etc. ... (15 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)
... have to go every 8 weeks to a hematologists office in my area for the infusion. It takes about an hour or so, and is more annoying than anything else. I am also iron deficient aenemic, my ferratin is always very low.. the lowest being 2 back when I started. ... (1 replies)
... I have been diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Hormone Imbalance, and treatments did not work. I just found out my true issue is Iron Deficiency Anemia. ... (1 replies)
... I am so pleased to find this thread. I had open RNY in June 2001. I have been suffering from low B12 since 2003 and was put on monthly B12 injections. In 2006, I started having vertigo and passed out at work. ... (28 replies)
So how low is low?
Jan 23, 2008
... I'm 8 years post gastric bypass, and have had iron infusions in the past, about 2 years ago. Since then, I've had docs tell me I should take iron pills...that I shouldn't take iron because I'm "not that anemic and you can't absorb it anyway"... ... (7 replies)
... There are several reasons for anemia or low ferritin stores. ... (1 replies)
... o bleeding ulcers, and have had problems with getting my hemoglobin higher than 8.5 since then. They did studies last week that confirm that I do not absorb any iron taken orally, and the tests imply that my B12 is "abnormally" low. This is taken from a letter I just received from the Dr. ... (16 replies)
... azy" routine. But this doc was different, she gave me two more blood test, and finally called me oneday and said that I have Alpha Thallasemia, which is why the iron tablets do nothing for me, I dont absorb them, and I'm sure with the GB the absorption level is even worse. ... (10 replies)


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