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... I am 5 years post gastric bypass and have recently been diagnosed with iron deficiency anemia. My latest bloodwork showed a hemoglobin level of 9, low vit D, low B12, and elevated platelets, despite my taking my prescribed vitamins religiously and never missing the B12 shot I get every 3 months. ... (7 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)
... Thank you for your reply. Yes my hema doc ordered me to have InFed. Did you have many side affects with this iron??? He told me the 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... (10 replies)

... op RNY Gastric bypass. ... (10 replies)
... I had a difficult time getting proper treatment, because my other iron numbers looked normal except for the ferritin. One doctor even told me I was so tired because I must be depressed or stressed. ... (10 replies)
... in 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. I am sure he would not be pleased with my labs. I hope your infusions make you feel better. ... (10 replies)
... I am a 36 year old female who had gastric bypass surgery in October 2003. So I am about 3.5 years 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)
... I am having watery diarrhea every morning. I'm still very tired. The cause if my anemia is post gastric bypass surgery which I had 6 years ago. ... (2 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)
... op. It is because we are not able to absorb iron orally. The area of absorbtion has been bypassed. ... (5 replies)
... 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. For some reason my potasium runs high. Now they are testing me for Lupus. ... (7 replies)
... New to this forum so a brief intro...I'm 38 yr old female who is 3 yr post laproscopic RNY gastric bypass. NEVER had a problem with iron deficiency in my life so was not given iron supplementation after RNY surgery. ... (3 replies)
... years ago. I have the iron deficiency problem from time to time. ... (4 replies)
... and having every iron deficiency symptom that I can find. I've had 3 iron infusions in the last 5 years. I recently moved and my new GP has been less than interested in diagnosing or following up on my iron issues. ... (1 replies)
... years post Gastric Bypass RNY I have been dealing with Low Ferritin Levels for about 3 years...maybe a bit more. My Ferritin levels have been as low as 6 and only as high as 9 for the last 3 years! ... (0 replies)
So how low is low?
Jan 23, 2008
... I'm 8 years post gastric bypass, and have had iron infusions in the past, about 2 years ago. Since then, I've had docs tell me I should take iron pills...that I shouldn't take iron because I'm "not that anemic and you can't absorb it anyway"... ... (7 replies)
Low Low Low
Jan 18, 2013
... bypass isn't necessarily due to the food we eat or don't eat, but due to the bypass of the duodenum which is the primary absorption site for iron in the intestine. The remaining intestine can absorb some iron... some of us just do it better than others. ... (10 replies)
Iron stores
Jul 30, 2011
... I had gastric bypass surgery in 2005. I have been doing well. Then, in March, I began to feel week and dizzy and experience hot flashes though I am definitely post menopausal. I checked myself into Beth Israel hospital in New York for 4 days. They told me I had been exatremely anemic and gave my 3 iron infusions. ... (1 replies)
... gastric bypass here! ... (4 replies)


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