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... inspite of continously taking iron pills daily. i get constipated and my faeces turn black. does this indicate that i am not able to absorb iron as well as i should be? ... (4 replies)
... how long does it take iron pills to work (3 replies)
Iron pills
Feb 12, 2009
... how long does it take iron pills to work (1 replies)

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... I don't know a whole bunch about iron injections as I just took the pills and they seemed to work for me. My Dr. is relating my low iron to heavy bleeding as well. I have read a lot on these forums and have read some people struggle with injections while others don't. ... (1 replies)
... Went to get my Blood Work results and they were good except for my hemoglobin numbers. ... (0 replies)
... So everything seems to fit the classic iron deficiency pattern, but not quite out of range, except for the iron saturation being too low. ... (8 replies)
... sent me to the ER where they discovered I was anemic. I was told by my PCP to take Slow Fe iron supplements 2 times a day which I have been faithfully. I just had additional blood work done yesterday and I was able to view my results online this morning. ... (8 replies)
... nt to describe it to the hospital. Most hospitals have patient relations that address these types of issues. It's frustrating...beyond frustrating.....To share a long story and hope that it adds to the list on here and perhaps motivates others to advocate for themselves. ... (10 replies)
... m always too long. My wife has iron deficient anemia and has had for several years now. She does not tolerate oral iron supplements well at all. Therefore has never taken them for more than a few days at a time. ... (2 replies)
... I agree, doctors are funny!! but nobody is laughing. A girl at my work began suffering a variety of weird symptoms and one of them was IBS. She ended up linking it to coffee. ... (18 replies)
... I finally went to a clinic where ALL the tests they ran came back NORMAL, expect that I am anemic. Told to take 4 iron pills a day AND never thought to ask, "how long does it take to clear up"? ... (1 replies)
What now?
Mar 4, 2010
... Several people said that it was probably either low iron or something with my blood sugar, so I started monitoring my blood sugar and taking iron pills. ... (12 replies)
... *Thanks soo much PaNiK!* (2 replies)
... vitamins or in iron. And, if you don't like pills, there are other ways to get iron. Eating iron does help to prevent anemia, but it sometimes isn't enough if you are already anemic. ... (2 replies)
... My hgb and hct are normal and I'm not anemic. But I am iron deficient. My ferritin is at a 7. ... (2 replies)
... For me I take a higher dose iron, the higher the dose the less the constipation it works in the opposite direction. You can try to eat an apple everyday. ... (5 replies)
... I didn't have a transfusion like you.....guess my dr.'s were pretty conservative. I had a deprovera shot to stop my periods for 3 months. Then my diet and iron pills got me back up to 13 eventually. It took 2 months to do it. I took off work for 3 weeks, as I was weak, and very pale. ... (6 replies)
... tell you. Many of them just don't know what they are talking about and it is frustrating to me. Without this board I would know NOTHING about ferritin levels or iron depletion and I'm sure it would take me way longer to deal with this problem without all the valuable information here. ... (6 replies)
... going condition that had finally reached a critical point, but instead of being ready to go back to work once she was cleared I felt so tired and just blah that I thought maybe I was coming down with it and decided to stay home a few extra days... ... (5 replies)


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