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... Depends on how low your iron is...apparently it can cause shortness of breath and chest pain as per my research. However, reflux can cause shortness of breath and chest pain as well. ... (2 replies)
... dldunphy, don't be afraid of the iron infusions. They aren't too bad and they will help you feel so much better. I have had about 5 and will be getting my 6th soon. ... (7 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)

So how low is low?
Jan 23, 2008
... The RBC is 4.02 currently and the HGB is 9.2. ... (7 replies)
So how low is low?
Jan 24, 2008
... That is correct you can't take iron supplements at the same time as IV iron. I was wanting to know your Hgb to see how anemic you are, 12 Hgb is anemic and you are 9.2which is moderately anemic. ... (7 replies)
... How low is your iron? ... (1 replies)
So how low is low?
Jan 23, 2008
... I would always try iron supplements first, I know you don't want to hear that. They make a special supplement for GB patients so that it has a chance to be absorbed. ... (7 replies)
... I had two pints of blood in December and a total dextron iron infusion last March and have taken B12 shots weekly for a year. My b12 level now is 740. ... (7 replies)
So how low is low?
Feb 17, 2008
... est pain and other things for the past 4 years, I recently switched PCP's and he sent me right to a hemotologist because my Ferritin had fallen from 24 to 4. She is staring me on iron infusions this week. I am so nervous and dont know what to expect. I HATE IV's and have had some bad experiences with them. ... (7 replies)
... I originally went to see my doctor about low energy, irritability, some weight gain and sleepness bordering on exhaustion and depression. ... (4 replies)
... Yeah your doc should have you try the oral iron first. Your numbers are not that low and I'm surprised that he jumped right into doing the IV iron. I guess all docs approach anemia differently though. ... (8 replies)
... Well, I must say that first bit sounds quite scary! I have been struggling with low saturation and ferritin for almost a year now, and my doctor is not worried about it AT ALL. As well, after taking iron for over 6 weeks, my ferritin level did not raise at all and is still close to 0. ... (4 replies)
... Anything under your lab range for serum iron would be too low according to what is considered a normal healthy range. ... (1 replies)
... I initially found out I had mild iron deficiency about 6 months ago and the GP didn't tell me to take anything. ... (5 replies)
Low ferritin
Sep 12, 2008
... Anyway, your GP is correct that is VERY unusual for a male to be anemic from iron deficiency. It is almost always due to blood loss. The other possibility is some type of autoimmune disorder or heredity issue which would cause destruction of your red blood cells. ... (1 replies)
... how doctors are treating patients with Iron Deficiency Anemia. ... (11 replies)
... Ferris Sulfate comes in 325mg which gives you 65mgs of elemental iron in each dose, 195mgs of iron daily if taken 3X. To correct iron deficiency I have read that you need at least 200mgs daily, if it is tolerable for you. Ferris Sulfate is harsh and hard to tolerate for many. ... (11 replies)
... hello...i was wondering how low are my labs for anemia? ... (8 replies)
... mg of iron is definitely not enough to get your levels back up. This is considered a "maintenance" dose for someone who has gotten their levels back into normal range and is trying to maintain. ... (11 replies)
... For whatever reason, you have an issue with your iron stores. ... (11 replies)

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