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... Hello, anemic friends! I'm new to the board and have been reading the posts like crazy trying to make sense of my recent discouraging blood test results. The results are similar to many others who've posted, but I wanted to run them by the forum in case something stood out. Any insights, advice or just plain encouragement would be very welcome. A little background. I'm a... (0 replies)
... free, I appreciate it very much!! Isis, I heard that the B12 shots "sting" when they go in. Is that true? ... (57 replies)
... mention of the Conison Caps. I've made an appointment with my OBGYN for next week to talk about all this, so I'll mention that to her. Is there a link between B12 and Iron? ... (4 replies)

... It sounds like you were not taking enough iron. You probably need a prescription strength. I'm taking Conison Caps, its a supplement that has b12 as well as iron. My doc said if I took over the counter it would take years to raise my ferritin. ... (4 replies)
... I would ask to see a blood specialist, just to put your mind at rest if any thing, and if it was an absorbtion or retaining iron problem, it could be vitamin b12 shots or just a change of diet or medications that could help, without the need for long term iron meds. ... (10 replies)
... y fine. About 3 years after the bypass, I started having loss of feeling in my toes. I thought it was from wearing tight shoes, but my primary doctor thought a b12 test was in order. This was the first time I had this test done...ever. ... (6 replies)
... I was diagnosed with IDA in July due to having gastric bypass 5 years ago and not supplementing. I've been taking 250mg elemental iron and 3 Proferrin for 8 weeks now. Actually I've been taking 300mg elemental a day for the last two weeks, but it took some time to work up to these levels so 250mg is about average. I wonder if these results are about typical? My Hemoglobin and... (1 replies)
... My Ferritin and Iron Saturation was not tested then. I began weekly B12 injections and continued the Vit D. ... (3 replies)
... HCT have been flip flopping from mildly low to borderline low. RBC range has been 3. ... (0 replies)
... I wanna touch base on the B12 first, that may be normal by our standards but that is still low. Low enough to cause a lot of symptoms. I think you are doing the right thing by taking a b12 supplement. ... (2 replies)
... my Ferritin was slightly low at 14. ... (3 replies)
... I was wondering if anyone could help me understand these test results Please:D :D :D I have recently been diagnosed with a malabsorbtion problem with Iron and B12, I am now on monthly b12 injections and have to undergo further testing due to liver enzymes :confused: . I also have been recently diagnosed with a multi nodular goitre,( Thyroid ) autoantibodies test was not... (6 replies)
... other tests should be done to confirm that iron storage exists. Those other tests include serum iron and transferrin saturation percent. From what I have read, transferrin saturation percent is the most reliable indicator of iron storage and hemochromatosis. ... (21 replies)
... She said that my levels were in the normal range and I do not need any iron. She also stated that my iron saturation was good 28. ... (15 replies)
... 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)
... e to gluten and that this may inhibit the body from absorbing nutrients. I thought that I could try eliminating gluten for a period of time and check whether my B12 and Ferritin levels are higher then. ... (3 replies)
... Iron Saturation 24. ... (8 replies)
... Is it possible to have a B12 deficiency despite the high blood values? ... (1 replies)
... I was diagnosed with hemochromatosis 3 years ago in 2006, and I only have one hemochromatosis gene -- H63D. Most doctors believe that people who only have one hemochromatosis gene are not at risk for developing hemochromatosis or iron overload. Because of that misconception, none of the doctors I saw over a period of 13 years were concerned that my blood tests and a liver... (21 replies)
... b12 and the iron separately. I told him the nurse indicated that I would just need b12 injections, so I wanted to find out for sure. ... (16 replies)


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