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... Monday I had a Iron transfusion it was my first one.I was there for 4 hours and had no allergic reactions I felt fine. ... (4 replies)
Re; iron infusions
Aug 13, 2005
... search IV iron, Infusion, some folks confuse it with transfusion, you'll find several threads. It's my understanding that Venofer has caused fewer reactions than Infed. It is much quicker to administer. ... (13 replies)
... Doctor's like iron infusions due to the neccesary concentrated iron which our bodies need. I am presently doing infusions. My hematologist told me there wasn't any side effects to mention. He was wrong. ... (63 replies)

... I might sound stupid, but I'm from the US, and my doctor has not mentioned it. Hgb and iron level and other things, but not Ferritin. I found out my Hgb was 6.5 and my iron level was 1 almost 2 months ago. So I know nothing. ... (17 replies)
... Don't be afraid ~ I have had two transfusion and each one I got a worse reaction to, but most people I read about have very little side effects, I even told them I have reactions to shell fish which has iron in it ~ just remember to have some Benadryl on hand, maybe go home after your treatment and take it easy for the day ~ I will say my mind wants to go but my body is too... (13 replies)
Iron level-8.3
Sep 14, 2006
... rom Emory but it is supposed to be a very good hospital and maybe you can see someone there. Anyway,the dr. told me it will take at least 8 weeks of IV to get my iron stores built up and to start feeling better. The IV iron really wasn't bad at all. Some of them have alot of bad reactions but they gave me one that doesn't. ... (22 replies)
... with so many symptoms on oral iron. I've heard many things about IV and bad reactions, even reactions to oral iron, but not someone with many multiple symptoms such as yours. ... (5 replies)
... e you are seeing the right type of doc for your condition. Regarding blood transfusion, my doc told me around 7 hgb that might be appropriate. What types of oral iron have you tried that were not successful for you? ... (7 replies)
... I am angry at nurses that think I over react when low iron has caused my heart problems several times. ... (5 replies)
... My guess is that your doctor has put you on oral iron because they have fixed the source of your bleeding and your levels should be rising with the oral iron. ... (7 replies)
... I was just wondering. The liver powder says only 0.6mg of iron per Tablespoon. I notice most supplements say 28mg iron per tablet. ... (5 replies)
... for a couple of those years, I'm finally getting my count up. I've had transfusions, tried many different iron supplements, ate foods high in iron, etc but nothing was working. ... (5 replies)
What should I do?
Jan 30, 2005
... Actually doctors do try to avoid transfusions because they can cause more problems than they fix. There should not be very much blood loss and the storage iron takes about 3 months to show a change which is why the doctor has not retested it. ... (10 replies)
... deficient anemia that is gettng worse. I am having a transfusion Tuesday if all things go well. ... (6 replies)




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