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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)
Iron Infusions
Jul 28, 2005
... I suffer from fatigue. Some days I can't do anything. My hemoglobin averages around 11.5 with a low point of 10.5. Both my iron and ferritin are usally both below 10. I have been on oral iron for the past three years and my blood counts have always been slowely getting worse. ... (7 replies)

... each time i've had my blood test was not to look at the actual "iron" level as that changes throughout the day according to what you have eaten. The one to keep an eye on is the ferretin. ... (29 replies)
... diagnosed iron deficiency issue herself. She's had the problem for almost a year and a half now. The Dr's tried every iron pill under the sun and all it did was get her sick. They finally resorted to giving her iron IV's. ... (3 replies)
... Thanks for your response about the same symptoms on the Freeing feet and hands. But do you think having normal everything else related to iron can cause symptoms everything but the Ferrritin? ... (4 replies)
... I had an iron infusion 2 years ago. The iron was infused over a 6 hour period of time. During the infusion, I had some what severe left shoulder pain. ... (4 replies)
... iron, but glutamine is the primary fuel for the growth of immune cells, especially intestinal lining cells. You might think this doesnt have much to do with low iron levels, but a lot of us with this have a lowered immune system. ... (29 replies)
... The Trichologist says that my thyroid is out due to being so low in iron for so long. It is very important to get your T3 and T4 tested along with the TSH, but TSH on it's own is kind of useless. ... (18 replies)
... Congrats on completing your iron shots!! I'm glad that you are slowly feeling better. I can tell you, now that my Hgb is on the rise I'm feeling much better every day. ... (29 replies)
... It must make it harder when no actual reason can be found. I have never thought of getting tested for Celiacs, is it an easy test? ... (18 replies)
... Interesting about the cells in the intestinal lining. I know that mine are shot from all this iron intake! It is a shame we have to resort to the Internet for information. Although I do love it! I was told by all Docs to STAY OFF!! ... (29 replies)
... i'd say if you will be at the doctors for 2 hrs that you will be getting infusions. I'm not sure how that works, but a while back there were quite a few threads on infusions. ... (29 replies)
... yes it's an amazing feeling to actually have some energy. ... (29 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)
... How often would one need an infusion if they have been getting injections every 2 to 3 weeks and Ferrantine level has only got up to 80 after 12 months or so. It was a slow as 4. ... (3 replies)
... Iron injections and iron infusions are two totally different things so you shouldn't get the two confused. ... (5 replies)
Iron Injections
Jun 8, 2007
... From what i have read on this board a lot of people are taking iron supplements of some sort and others have had to get iron infusions. I haven't read about people who have had iron injections given to them by their doctor. ... (6 replies)
... she also told me that the drip would take 3 hours but if I had been given Iron Dextrose it would take 7 hours to drip! When I told her that I was "booked for 4 hours" etc. ... (0 replies)
... I currently have to get two iron IV infusions per year. For some unknown reason, I am unable to absorb iron from diet or supplements. I just got ferritin results back from my doctor and it was 4. ... (9 replies)

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