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... If they do, they will be aware of the fact that my iron level is very low. Is this even relevant to the surgery? ... (5 replies)
Now what...
Jan 11, 2008
... So I ended up in the hospital with a blood transfusion and still the levels didn't change. ... (3 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)

... My Hb was then 4.5 and I was feeling extremely rough. However, they sorted me out with a blood transfusion quickly and soon I was feeling better. ... (3 replies)
Iron level-8.3
Sep 12, 2006
... I did have a blood transfusion 2 yrs. ago, my hemoglobin was 7.1.........I was feeling disoriented, dizzy, lightheaded.........very scary. ... (22 replies)
... Exactly what 4kids4me said. Infusion is not blood, it's iron and it's going directly into your vein. Transfusion is blood going directly into your vein with someone else's iron etc in it. ... (5 replies)
... My doctor does not seemed at all concerned but I am as I had to have a blood transfusion in July when my hb was at 7. I want to avoid another blood transfusion and have been trying to take iron supplements but they are giving me intestinal cramps, stomach pain and other g.i. symptoms too gross to mention. ... (3 replies)
... i recently had a transfusion because my hemoglobin was 5. ... (3 replies)
... Your numbers resemble mine, although I do not have the arthritis, I just do not absorb oral iron or b12. They are giving me iron infusions. ... (7 replies)
... hi it's funny you ask why they didn't transfuse me. my primary doctor didn't even come up with any options at all! a freind of our a hematologist in a different state went ballistic and said i must go to hosp but then suggested the iron iv because i was deathly afraid of a transfusion-you know not knowing how well they really screen the blood etc. my doctor agreed to the iv ... (63 replies)
... Hi, just found this thread and am wondering if I REALLY had to have the blood transfusion I had 2 years ago........ ... (63 replies)
... That doctor wasn't available so I saw someone else. She ran my blood that day and said it was up to an 8. They wanted me to take iron, and eat lots of iron rich foods. They also gave me and iron shot. They decided to test me weekly to see if it was going up or if I needed to be referred to a hemotologist. ... (4 replies)
... I did have the nerve symptoms ease after a few months of taking iron but by then, my stomach and bowels were so messed up from the iron that I can't take it anymore. ... (8 replies)
... I went to the ER because the iron gave me enteritis for 3 months which got me out of my sleep every morning. I was so weak and dizzy and I didn't know what was wrong. ... (15 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)
... is happened about 6 months after my last surgery..My hemg. fell to 6..I thought I had pick up a virus and couldn't get rid of it..I had almost no blood...I had a transfusion several times until the figured out, the Iron by mouth was not being obsorbed... ... (9 replies)
... Hello, I just had my first blood transfusion because of anemia. It was at 7.5 and when I left the hospital it was 9.5. I took 150MG of Elemental Iron and when I got rechecked almost 2 weeks later, it is 11.5 and normal is 12. ... (22 replies)
... about three weeks. This has been over a 3 year course. My Ferritin levels went from 165 last August to 32 a week ago, so my body is still not naturally absorbing iron even thought I take 1 Icar tablet each day. My white blood and red cells are below normal levels and my hemaglobin is low as well. ... (74 replies)
... Maybe I should try the molasses--I've never heard of yellow dock. I'll have to check that out. It sure seems like your levels came up quickly!! Well, lots more quickly than mine. I'm taking three "super" iron pills/day. Bifera is the name of the iron pill--it's supposed to be as powerful as a transfusion when you take one/day and I'm taking 3 of these pills a day and my... (74 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)

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