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Nov 27, 2008
... But do youknow what your ferritin is? ... (1 replies)
... I will share what my doctor told me about blood transfusion. My Hgb was 8.5 L with a Hct of 27.3 L close to your numbers although my white counts were normal. My PCP said, if I was his wife he would not let me receive a transfusion. He went on to say that they usually don't require that until the Hgb is around a 7. ... (8 replies)
Now what...
Jan 12, 2008
... it is expensive, but worth it. ... (3 replies)

Iron injections
Sep 21, 2007
... Sorry to say, but there is no FAST way other then IV and it is not fast either. ... (9 replies)
... ng through some stress and was on antidepressants i put it down to that. The problem never went away, even when i was feeling much better. As the years went on my hair shed more and more and my scalp looked fine, but you could tell in the length of my hair that i had lost at least half of it. ... (10 replies)
... Congrats on completing your iron shots!! I'm glad that you are slowly feeling better. I can tell you, now that my Hgb is on the rise I'm feeling much better every day. I still have a few symptoms that docs can't seem to figure out? ... (29 replies)
... deficient. My level was at 140 with under 400 considered low enough to have psychiatric symptoms as well as neurological problems both temporary and permanent. My RBC was 3.81 but my white cell count was 3.00. At the time I had no appetite, Cardiac Tachycardia, Fainting spells. ... (7 replies)
... I am curious for different reasons. Just to let you know an optimal target for Hgb for females is 14. ... (2 replies)
Anaemia symptons??
May 28, 2008
... Recently I was told that my B12 was low. ... (4 replies)
... Thanks again to everyone who responded to my initial, totally freaked out posts about primary sending me for a colonoscopy! ... (1 replies)
... Sorry that you were having a bad day. Yes, it is always scary when the docs call you at home. That is how I found out that I had a 2 ferritin, my Endo called me and said, "It's not an emergency, but you need to find out why." Doesn't that sound familar? ... (12 replies)
... he past couple weeks because it seemed worse than the other times I had Hgb that was in the 8's and they looked at my bloodwork for the past month and found that my white count is too low also and some other values are too low, I don't remember what, and he said that contributes to fatigue. ... (3 replies)
Chronic Low Iron?
Aug 12, 2008
... There is no test that exists which tells how well you absorb iron. ... (24 replies)
... It is fun to hang out and read isn't it? ... (11 replies)
... I had very bad light headedness, taking couple steps made me feel dizzy...this went on for almost a month, now I am tiny better but has the same symptoms. ... (5 replies)
... I don't seem to have outside of range iron or RBC counts, but most of the others indicate a problem. I suspect I should get this addressed as quickly as possible if it's considered to be fairly serious levels of deficiencies. ... (4 replies)
Sooooooo dizzy
Jan 16, 2009
... centage of transferrin with iron bound to it. Just a guess. I cannot imagine what that must have been like to have a 4 Hgb, you poor thing. I was 8.5 with a 2 ferritin and I felt like I was going to croak. I really hope that your levels are not that low this time. This is why I said, you need a stat blood count. ... (4 replies)
... l. to be fair i was sent for blood tests as i was just feeling poorly, all my other symptoms i have been basically ignoring, sounds bad but i really do just plod along and tend not to worry myself if i had a strange headache breathlessness or palpitation i didnt worry about it. ... (1 replies)
... Jumping in on your conversation, hope it is ok? ... (13 replies)
... blood test that was being checked for liver function,my hemoglobin was 9.1,than a week later I got another Cbc along with iron,reticycle count,ferritin etc...On this test it came back with low WBC,because of leukopenia..Hemoglobin 9.5,and rdw was again up..i also had a high reticyle count which I hear can be good and bad? ... (1 replies)

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