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... I had gastric bypass surgery nearly 6 years ago now, lots of complications since but I've worked through most of them. ... (5 replies)
... B12 shots are one of the most effective ways of building up your B12 levels if you are deficient. The other good way is to take something called "sublingual" B12. ... (7 replies)
... I had gastric bypass in dec 04. Never had any issues. The occasional pica did occur throughout and I didnt understand why. After visiting with my PCP and getting extensive blood work done, it was determined that I was extremely anemic. ... (1 replies)

... Last year, I had a total of 8 IV iron infusions to deal with my iron deficiency anemia. I think more is going on than just anemia here and have not gone back to the hematologist simply because after all of the infusions, nothing improved. ... (0 replies)
... I am not a post op person, but just a low ferritin person. I wondered if it was only your ferritin that was 12, or if you had any other problems that promted your dr to take action. ... (10 replies)
... I am new here but so glad I found this board!!! I have already read much useful info already tonight. I have a few questions and wondered if anyone is in my similar situation. ... (10 replies)
... op RNY Gastric bypass. ... (10 replies)
... risk is higher but it would be so worth it. Yes he is not too happy about my ferritin being 2. I have suffered from extreme exhaustion, dizziness, feeling week, and I do get short of breath but I have asthma and I aslway thought that was the reason. He wants my ferritin to be at least 100. ... (10 replies)
... Ferritin is a protein that stores iron. You cannot "take" ferritin. It is an indicator of your iron stores. Too much ferritin means you have too much iron, too little ferritin protein then there is too little iron. ... (2 replies)
... I had gastric bypass surgery 11 years ago and for the past year or so my iron levels have been low including ferritin, which now is less than 3. ... (0 replies)
... I had gastric bypass back in 2004. I have been doing fine until this last year. Kept on feeling exhausted. ... (4 replies)
... I am going through the same thing for the last 2 years. They have tested me for pracitcally everything and it all comes back negative. I am still losing blood. I tried the iron infusions and they did not work. I have to have blood transfusions every 3 months. ... (7 replies)
... years ago. I have the iron deficiency problem from time to time. ... (4 replies)
... Yes my labs were very low. My ferritin is only 2 and he wants it at least 100. I have not seen my wls in quite some time. I need to get in for a check up. I have not seen him since I was one year post op. ... (10 replies)
... You have my sympathy, empathy and 'boy can I relate'! Your post could be mine as our situations are so similar... ... (10 replies)
... weeks to notice a difference but then numbers dropped again until they found out what was causing the iron to drop. Have they looked into what is causing your low numbers? ... (6 replies)
... Hemoglobin, iron sat etc. ... (15 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)
... I disagree with your doctor. People's iron levels have dropped quickly after surgery and were anemic in just a few months. That's why it's so important to supplement and check labs regularly. Also 30 is NOT normal for vitamin D for us. ... (4 replies)
... I have been so grateful for the wealth of information on this board and particularly on this topic. ... (9 replies)


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