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... my period was in play. I had an ablation in December and since haven't had one and my iron levels are finally picking up. I experience and still do even without monthly cycles. Your body is struggling and trying to bounce back and put the iron where it needs to be, whether it's ferritin or iron serum. ... (5 replies)
... I have been seeing my doc monthly for a year and a half. ... (10 replies)
... Prior to iron supplementation, I was anemic. Anemia is the "end stage" or last phase of iron depletion. ... (3 replies)

... There are LOTS of reasons for anemia and most of them are easily addressed. For women the most common cause is iron deficiency as a result of a heavy monthly cycle. There are also types of anemia that have nothing to do with iron. Sounds like your dr suspects iron deficiency as a result of blood loss. ... (3 replies)
... so I understand your frustration about this! The cause for my anemia was never really found but it's thought to be caused by a GI bleed somewhere since I've tested positive several times for blood in my stool. ... (4 replies)
Ferritin levels
Dec 29, 2004
... or 5. Ferritin is simply an indicator of a potential problem and a low value in and of itself should not cause symptoms. What causes problems is if you develop anemia as a result of prolonged periods of iron deficiency. I'm ALWAYS iron deficient BUT I'm not always anemic. ... (6 replies)
Blood Tests
Aug 22, 2010
... Hi, I am taking iron tablets and my hemo will be tested again in 3 months time. Not sure why you are being tested on a monthly basis, is it for anemia? ... (2 replies)
... After all this, my doctors said "yep, it's the monthly bleeding and not cancer or fibroids, or polyps, or Celiacs, or a host of other things that can cause anemia". ... (11 replies)
... Yeah at the time the anemia symptoms weren't that bad, the worse symptoms were the iron side effects.Also there were some symptoms that I wasn't sure was caused by anemia or the iron. ... (2 replies)
... There is no reason you shouldn't trust your primary Dr. to treat your anemia as long as he is taking the right steps. If your hemoglobin and hematocrit are only a little low, then I'm sure it will be fine. ... (1 replies)
... I had anemia for years with numbers like yours. I couldn't keep iron stores up and I couldn't take any of the supplements because of digestive issues. ... (8 replies)
... TIBC and Transferrin was normal but on the higher end. This is when I started having terrible symptoms of anemia such as exhaustion, dizzyness, heart palpitations etc. ... (1 replies)
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Nov 2, 2011
... I was diagnosed with anemia summer 2010 with hemo count of 8.4. Doctor checked my iron which was low, determined it was caused by heavy monthly cycle and prescribed iron supplements. ... (0 replies)
... but my iron numbers aren't increasing. My Dr. won't refer me to a hematologist as she thinks since my anemia was due to heavy monthly bleeding which she feels has hopefully been corrected, and that it's an iron deficiency not B12 or sickle cell anemia that a hematologist won't be helpful? ... (9 replies)
... As a GB patient you have to have monthly B-12 injections AND oral iron along with all the many other supplements as you may already know. Was she taking her vitamins, iron and B-12 as required? My sister is also a GB patient and she was non compliant (crazy), her ferritin and RBC count dropped so she became anemic. She was lucky and caught it sooner than later by... (5 replies)
... Dear Flower, Chickie, Christine, and Moommin, Thanks for your very helpful info! And happy birthday, Flower! Yes, Christine, you read that right: My doc has never referred me to a gynecologist, upon telling her, at each monthly appointment since last August, that I have been bleeding DAILY - often very heavily - since August, 2007. For eleven months now. (Have any... (10 replies)
... menopausal women with BCP to help control monthly bleeding. Even though the doctor said you might have endometriosis, could it be that she was thinking out loud? ... (5 replies)
... It's strange that so many of us have anxiety in common on this board. I have always been anxious all my life but NEVER had a problem with it until the anemia. Anemia magnifies the situation so much. I find that as my Hgb rises the anxiety goes away more and more. ... (5 replies)
... Reactive Protein. Also, I have read that Anemia can cause the Sed Rate to go up. Your Sed Rate is within normal range and your CRP is above range. This is probably related to your PA. ... (3 replies)
... Sorry that you are felling so bad. Anemia will cause you to feel as you do. You say that you are slightly anemic. You need to build your blood up and see if this goes away. ... (10 replies)

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