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Iron Infusion
Sep 26, 2016
... I'm here to share with you how my first iron infusion experience went as I also used Google to grab some information on how the procedure would be and what side effects I could have. ... (0 replies)
Iron Infusion
Mar 22, 2017
... now despite iron sups and diet change. ... (9 replies)
... I realize in reading the posts in this thread, they are several years old now. I had my first iron infusion yesterday and have some concern about my blood pressure. It has skyrocketed, in spite of the fact I have recently started taking a beta blocker. ... (63 replies)

... If you are feeling uneasy about IV iron infusion you can always discuss this with your Hematologist ahead of time by calling, I did when I was going to have this procedure. ... (7 replies)
Iron Transfusion
Feb 19, 2007
... I am scheduled for an Iron Infusion session on Wednesday. My levels are low due to heavy periods. I started my cycle today, will the infusion have to be postponed? ... (7 replies)
... I have had an iron infusion, 7 years ago now. No side effects, felt great thru whole procedure. They are safe as long as you don't have too many close together. ... (12 replies)
... I saw the hematologist yesterday and I had a test infusion without reactions. I'm scheduled for a 4 hour infusion next Thursday. What do you do during your infusions? ... (3 replies)
... Well, I had my 5th and last iron infusion a couple of weeks ago. I honestly can say I don't feel much different. For awhile I was feeling warmer, but now I'm back to feeling cold much of the time. ... (74 replies)
... Thank you Dorri for your words of encouragement. I'm anxious about the whole procedure - disappointed that my doctor didn't explain things and disappointed in myself that I didn't know to ask. I always look online when I have questions and found this site- then realized all the possible complications or side effects. I had a double bypass heart surgery 2 years ago this month... (63 replies)
... bout the blood sugar thing since I'm not eating as much as I should due to nausea. I was actually at the clinic today supporting a family member who was having a procedure done when I felt weak and lightheaded. Luckily urgent care was in the same building so I went there just to make sure my vitals were ok. ... (3 replies)
Iron Infusion
Mar 24, 2017
... or your message. Unfortunately they couldn't tell me anything yesterday so I will call again on Monday and see if I can speak to who ever is in charge of the day procedure unit as they were busy yesterday. ... (9 replies)
... what is the procedure for this, how long does it usually take and what are the possible side effects. my dr. wants to do one session and then a week later do another. ... (6 replies)
... I have had to have infusions of iron myself in the past, I think that is what you are referring to. Are you expecting to need a few hours to do the procedure? ... (2 replies)
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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)
... Any transfusion OR infusion is RISKY business. Your question how many is too many, is a good question. I am no expert but I do know that you can have too much iron build up in your body and this causes problems. Blood transfusions are also a risk if your body has a reaction to it. I'm sure you already know all this. ... (1 replies)
... They said it will be the same procedure each time. ... (6 replies)
... When I was anemic and had my procedure they didn't run any tests regarding anemia other than a standard blood count. I hope you do really well with your procedure and no complications allowed, okay. I really don't have experience with major blood loss and no ferritin. ... (2 replies)
... ld you right that 12 is the norm. It is severe enough to see a Hematologist if you want. But, the reason to see a specialist is if you have a problem that oral iron supplementation won't fix. I see one myself only because I got really sick on ferris sulfate, OTC. The GI doc put me on a new iron and I was still sick. ... (7 replies)
... I am scheduled for a blood transfusion/infusion on Tuesday. My hemoglobin is 6 and my hct is 20. My anemia is caused by heavy menstrual bleeding, my last cycle being the worst that apparently "sent me over the edge". Been mildly anemic for years, usually controlled w/ iron supplementation. I guess my question is...At what point is a transfusion warranted? I have read a... (8 replies)

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