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... 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 am new here and there seems to be alot of confusion over IV iron infusion vs. iron shots. I have chronic Iron Deficiency Anemia, and have been this way for a couple of years. ... (1 replies)
... Ferritin is the best way to measure the body's iron store. ... (3 replies)

... Ferritin is a protein that is tied to the amount of iron stores in your body. ... (3 replies)
... WBCs, Thyroid, B12, and HgA1C all looked good. From what I've read, it seems that I may have iron deficiency, but because the hemoglobin and hematocrit are within normal limits it is not classified as anemia. What I don't understand is I just spoke with my Dr. ... (1 replies)
... Your hemoglobin may be normal but your ferritin level is VERY low. Ferritin level shows how much iron is stored in your body. ... (4 replies)
... If your hemoglobin is normal then you shouldn't take the iron supplements anymore. ... (4 replies)
... and Average amount of actual iron available inside each blood cell. ... (17 replies)
... Went to the ER to get myself checked out and after all that overdosing with iron, my hemoglobin was up a point or so, and the doctor said I could go right back on the iron supplements! ... (4 replies)
... To Answer your question about the differences between iron deficiecy anemia and B-12 anemia: There is really no difference in the symptoms which is what your doctor was trying to tell you. However, the reasons are more complicated as to what makes each one. Hemolytic anemia is caused by the red blood cells being destroyed sooner than they are supposed to be and putting too... (17 replies)
... good question! I am anemic as well in b12. I am curious to see wh :eek: at your responses are, sorry I couln't help. Jodi (17 replies)
... What is the difference between needing iron and needing B12? ... (17 replies)
... it to be is that if you are not menstruating, and your ferritin is low, you probably do not notice it, but if your body is having to work over time to keep your hemoglobin up to normal, then that would definitely be a source of fatigue. ... (5 replies)
... I just don't know what my next step should be. I am taking almost 1000 mg. iron daily and have been for one month. I have felt weak, dizzy, shaky, and nauseous. It is driving me crazy, but it sounds like how most people feel who post here! ... (17 replies)
... Her hemoglobin has been as low as 5 but as of Friday is 12.8. ... (1 replies)
... Yes because it seems that people don't find out their anemic till their iron is really low. I didn't get infusions because I didn't have insurance at the time but I would have been a good candidate. ... (5 replies)
... ife. However, a couple months ago I started feeling really bad. My regular dr. referred me to a hematologist, who did bloodwork and sent me a copy saying I was iron deficient. I don't have the tests before me, but my IBC was normal, my ferritin level was 4, and hemoglobin was either 9 or 10. ... (17 replies)
... I too am getting weekly Iron via IV's and my hemoglobin and hematocrit are normal. Add shortness of breath with exertion to the mix and the symptoms fit me to a "T". ... (5 replies)
... if it really has happened all of a sudden vs a long building thing she just found out about. She could also have a bleeding ulcer or something in her stomach area that could be causing her to blled. ... (2 replies)
... d,numbness, fatigue,palpitations rapid heart rate loss of memory stomach issues concentration problems couldnt talk properly the list goes on and on..........My iron was on the low side as my ferritin but not severe vitamin D very low as was my folate........ ... (24 replies)

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