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... I am new to the boards and have found myself here sadly due to my labs. I have been iron deficient all my life, but it's at a critical point right now. I see a hematologist on September 14th. ... (1 replies)
Iron Infusions
Mar 28, 2008
... The reason the doctors are saying it's not possible to feel better immediately is that it take time for the iron to have an effect through the production of new RBCs. They live for 120 days, so the older, low hemoglobin ones take a while to be replaced by newer healthier ones. ... (7 replies)
... and the doctor came back to the exam room after testing and told me he was admitting me to the hospital, he was calling an ambulance to take me from his office to the hospital...I asked what the problem was and he asked if I had been tired lately. ... (0 replies)

... m going to have to check into that. I'm waiting to hear my "numbers" in September. Hopefully they've gone up. I know my ferritin has been as low as 3, but my iron is usually between a 9, 10 or 11. I just can't wait for this to be over! ... (74 replies)
... I had horribly low iron and ferritin levels after getting pregnant 8 years ago. When I was pregnant I had an iron level of 7 and they thought they were going to have to do a blood transfusion. Ever since my two pregnancies I have had low iron. ... (74 replies)
... hi, i also have rls....i just finished an iron transfusion....my neurologist and hematologist said having low iron will increase rls......but getting iron up will not rid rls...but will lessen the severity of symptoms....iron increase will not cure rls.....i didn't have the iron transfusion for this reason... ... (5 replies)
... I had a very low red blood cell count for a long time. I was on iron always, finally I was on 3 iron pills a day. My doctor said, your iron is fine but your Hemoglobin is not going up its slowly going down. After lots of tests with a specialist, I have Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia. ... (1 replies)
... I go for my first iron infusion tomorrow and I'm really nervous about it. ... (9 replies)
... Hello From Maryland ~ I too am a new person to this lab stuff ~ I have had issues with low red blood cells for the past year ~ been in and out of the hosptal dehydrated from what I thought was the flu ~ I think when ever I get around someone who is ill, I seem to get it bad ~ then everything seems to fall off the charts ~ the last time I was in the hospital they wanted to... (1 replies)
... said, "the crown will pass on it's own, it's not stuck, but we are keeping you here and giving you a blood transfusion. Your Blood level is at a 6." I ended up getting two units of blood, and was told to follow up the next day with my primary care doctor. ... (4 replies)
... med of the anemia. I was brought in immediately for a blood transfusion. And then, I was sent to a hematologist who started my IV iron. I had approx. 12 weeks of iron infusions. My ferritin jumped to a level of 198. I stopped the IV iron in early Sept. 2007. ... (4 replies)
Iron at 10
May 15, 2007
... Serum iron tests are hardly used anymore because they do not give a true picture of your iron status. They only show what is floating around in your blood stream at any given moment. A better test is a Ferritin test which shows you iron stores. ... (3 replies)
Low Low Low
Jan 17, 2013
... She has thrown a few things around like an iron transfusion to sending me to a hematologist. ... (10 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)
Infusion
Jun 25, 2009
... Are you talking about getting an iron infusion at the hospital or are you getting a blood transfusion? ... (26 replies)
Thalassemia?
Dec 31, 2010
... So. Ive been anemic for a long time. Just recently my doctor sent me to a hemotologist for further research. I had an iron transfusion on Nov 19th and since my blood tests have gone up. Not much but some. ... (1 replies)
... cause of my anemia...be helpful if i had doctors that seemed some what concered. i've suffered from anemia for as long as i can remember, they put me onto an iron suppl and after 3 months he said my levels are elevated but not at the normal state but i could stop taking the iron if i wanted too. ... (29 replies)
... Since my iron level was quite low last month, I was put on iron which greatly upset my stomach. ... (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)
Iron Ache over
Feb 2, 2013
... I am new here and decided to join to share my IV iron experience yesterday. ... (0 replies)




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