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... s doing better. how scary hopefully she will find the problem and it can be addressed. im sure she dont ever want to deal with another transfusion. what about an iron iv next time? ... (11 replies)
... My wife has been suffering from severe anemia for the last one year. She had 3 transfusions, after which HGB went up by 2-3-4, but iron infusion (weekly for 10 weeks) did not do any thing (except FRR 8 -> 140 -> 10). Now 1 month after the infusion, HGB (was 11.8 after transfusion) is down to 6.5 again. She has extreme case of bloating, leg swelling and Tachycardia. Any... (11 replies)
... anemic. I am so angry that my dr. didn't take me seriously! I ended up getting so sick that I almost needed a blood transfusion. I also think just giving out iron supplements without knowing which kind of anemia you have is just crap. ... (17 replies)

... I know this isn't healthy. I know that it isn't normal. I just don't know what else to test for, and or if I should just wait and see if taking iron via pill will build up my stores enough to make this stop. ... (24 replies)
... C before I get either a blood or IV Iron transfusion, yet the OBGYN doesn't think these are dangerous levels. ... (3 replies)
Iron level-8.3
Sep 13, 2006
... o have a colonoscopy, when my gyno didn't suggest it. I would understand it if I didn't know what caused my bleeding. So I am waiting it out for the next CBC and Iron checks. If it hasn't risen then I will have the test. ... (22 replies)
Iron level-8.3
Sep 12, 2006
... I have had a similiar experience. I had a test in May and my reading was 12.9, but by July I had a reading of 8.3 too. So it can change in 2 months, but mine was due to heavy menstral bleeding due to a hormone problem. I have some of the same symptoms you have, also the swollen eyelids that have come and gone for the past three months. My husband who is a nurse says it may be... (22 replies)
Re; iron infusions
Aug 27, 2005
... I can only tell you my own personal reaction to Venifer - it made me feel great, and returned my iron levels to above normal after 5 of them (once a week). I also got rosy pink cheeks after every transfusion (the doctor thought I was imagining it, but I wasn't). (13 replies)
What is safer?
Jun 16, 2005
... I've had iron transfusion done it is just very time consuming it took like 6 hours i was also concerned about anaphylactic shock because i'm allergic to so many things (and have had anaphylactic shock before and now my family doctor has given me a script of EPIPEN to have with me at all times incase it ever happens again) but back to the infusion it was still very scary but... (4 replies)
... hello, I had IV iron about 4 weeks ago - it took about 6 hours because my Dr. said it is best to get is slow. Make sure that your mom gets the small test dose before they start the main transfusion. I had very little side effects. I did have the bronze look to my skin but other than that I had no problems. Good luck to your mom (3 replies)
... As I suffer from an autoimmune disease already, it is difficult to differentiate between anemia symptoms and others. When I had first blood transfusion in Dec. 2002, my hemoglobin had gotten down to 5. ... (9 replies)
... you can usually recover by taking Iron. I used the slow release with folic acid and over the next 6 months my blood went up to 125. Have you been taking iron supplements yet? ... (2 replies)
... The other poster is correct. There were some issues. My Hemaglobin was so low that they were considering blood transfusion as well. I did have an initial reaction to the infusion of chest pain. They stopped the IV and when the chest pain subsided they began again. ... (7 replies)
... m nervous, having my first transfusion next week. Hoping to feel better, not worse! My Ferratin level is 6 right now. ... (1 replies)
... I've been having terrible luck with the iron supplements. ... (11 replies)
... In retrospect, my iron was probably low then and I wonder if I had a decent doctor at the time would it have ever gotten as low as it had last week? ... (11 replies)
... If you're that anaemic a blood transfusion might well be needed. ... (2 replies)
... Thank you for your insight. My Dr has discussed the implications of my blood values and threatened me with transfusion among other things lol. I just wondered if any one would recognized something in my RBC that looked like concurrent IDA and TT. ... (7 replies)
... anajam, doesn't your doctor discuss these results with you? I don't mean to scare you, but from what I hear, when your hemoglobin gets to levels below 8.0, they consider giving the patient a blood transfusion Be sure that you know what blood type you are, in case they need to that in a hospital setting (7 replies)
... I had an iron transfusion and had a very bad allergic reaction to it and my hematologist refuses to give me another. ... (4 replies)

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