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... but he did check my vitamin D, i can't remember if he said it was low. all i know is the first visit he told me to take an extra iron a day so i did, 45 mg of the OTC slow fe. then he had blood tests on my iron levels and now has prescribed me 325 mg 3x a day! i am s nervous about constipation. ... (4 replies)
... but my Ferritin is a "3" and HGB is 11.6. She doesn't think my levels are low and told me to take iron when I'm on my period! She clearly doesn't know a thing about ferritin and the consequences of low ferritin. ... (3 replies)
... r good way is to take something called "sublingual" B12. This is dissolved under the tongue in either in a tablet form or liquid drops. It absorbs in the mouth and not the stomach so this type is perfect for a gastric bypass patient. ... (7 replies)

... that qualifies for 325 mg of ferrous sulfate 3x a day. But... I have only been taking 2 of the pills, as I deal with constipation as it is. I did call my doctor and he said that is how much he wants me to take so... ... (50 replies)
... I am in a similar situation. I drop,and end up with blood transfusion and iron infusion about every 6 months.This time we hope to catch it before needing blood transfusions. ... (7 replies)
... I have been battling anemia and low iron absorption for the past 4 years. I have gone through, what I feel like every test, to determine that there is no excessive blood loss. ... (7 replies)
... I see my Doc at the end of May for a follow up on several things going on with me, but anemia is one. He prescribed me iron to take 3x a day, it was a big dose. And I finished yesterday. I guess I should call and ask the office if he wants me to continue taking OTC iron? ... (1 replies)
... What is the difference between taking iron supplements and Iron Infussion? ... (7 replies)
Fatigue
Feb 2, 2017
... I have mitral valve prolapse and have had those heart issues pretty much all my life and they're no fun. I understand that the racing heart can accompany low iron. I have them too and my iron was diagnosed as anemia just yesterday. ... (8 replies)
Low Ferritin
Aug 23, 2013
... Hi Everyone! I'm new to this message board but very thankful I came across it. I have recently been dx with low ferritin and I feel I am never going to get better. ... (3 replies)
... had blood work done and I am anemic. ... (2 replies)
... I think I agree with FLFG and would ask for the GI testing and additional bloodwork now before you start the supplements. ... (11 replies)
... marcia, i took 325 mg of ferrous sulfate 3x a day for a month and i am out now. if i took it with food it didn't upset my stomach. i am not sure if my body absorbed it though as it said on the bottle to take on empty stomach. ... (50 replies)
... Man, I am so nervous about constipation. I am taking SO MUCH iron that I know it's going to cause a problem as I already have to make sure I eat a lot of fiber. ... (50 replies)
... My symptoms including fainting, diizziness, fatigue, brain fog, tongue sensivity. rapid heartbeat, shortness of breath, leg cramps, cold hands and feet, chewing ice like crazy! ... (21 replies)
Pernicious Anemia
Mar 21, 2008
... I started having problems in April '07. I had a very sore throat. The pain was far down in my throat and it hurt to even swallow a banana. Everytime I ate something it was extremely painful to swallow. ... (2 replies)
... Seems no one knows. I am now 54 years old and have been through menopause. So when my low iron showed up on a blood test in March of this year, the Drs. immediately wanted me to see a GI specialist. ... (12 replies)
... stomach cramps, heavy periods and a few other things that I'm sure I'm forgetting right now. ... (7 replies)
... I completely understand how you feel. I start to become symptomatic as soon as my HgB drops into the 11 range. In the low 10's, I start to feel really bad. I am in the mid 8 range right now and it is terrible. ... (13 replies)
Ferritin level
Mar 12, 2009
... I noticed that I used to have severe leg cramps before i was diagbosed after retirement with a Hemo. ... (3 replies)


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