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... through the same thing for the last 2 years. They have tested me for pracitcally everything and it all comes back negative. I am still losing blood. I tried the iron infusions and they did not work. I have to have blood transfusions every 3 months. For some reason my potasium runs high. Now they are testing me for Lupus. ... (7 replies)
... I had gastric bypass in dec 04. Never had any issues. The occasional pica did occur throughout and I didnt understand why. After visiting with my PCP and getting extensive blood work done, it was determined that I was extremely anemic. ... (1 replies)
... Last year, I had a total of 8 IV iron infusions to deal with my iron deficiency anemia. ... (0 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)
... Thank you for your reply. Yes my hema doc ordered me to have InFed. Did you have many side affects with this iron? ... (10 replies)
... I had gastric bypass surgery nearly 6 years ago now, lots of complications since but I've worked through most of them. ... (5 replies)
... I had gastric bypass back in 2004. I have been doing fine until this last year. Kept on feeling exhausted. ... (4 replies)
... Ferritin is a protein that stores iron. You cannot "take" ferritin. It is an indicator of your iron stores. Too much ferritin means you have too much iron, too little ferritin protein then there is too little iron. ... (2 replies)
... I have not seen my wls in quite some time. I need to get in for a check up. I have not seen him since I was one year post op. I am sure he would not be pleased with my labs. I hope your infusions make you feel better. ... (10 replies)
... years ago. I have the iron deficiency problem from time to time. ... (4 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)
... D Heart Echo, Carotid artery ultrasound. All came back negative. Only problem with the blood work was low potassium and low hemoglobin so after the transfussions and levels going to 10.1 they sent me home with more questions than answers. Now...who do I go to see? ... (7 replies)
... Ever since I was a baby, my hemoglobin has been slightly low. My mom was told to increase my iron rich foods. However, out of all 8 of her children, I was the only one with this issue. ... (6 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. ... (4 replies)
... I was diagnosed with IDA in July due to having gastric bypass 5 years ago and not supplementing. I've been taking 250mg elemental iron and 3 Proferrin for 8 weeks now. ... (1 replies)
Pernicious Anemia
Mar 21, 2008
... rgy meds and sent on my way. My sore throat did seem to get better briefly, but it never really went away. I decided to go to an ENT. He spent about 5 minutes with me. He didn't use any special instruments, just had me say "ahhh" and looked down my throat with a light. He said it looked perfectly fine. ... (2 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)
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... 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)
... 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)


Associated Tags: b12, ferritin level, folic acid, gastric bypass, hematologist, iron deficiency anemia, low ferritin, low iron

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