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... I would call your doctor's office back and ask them to write a prescription for something more specific than just "iron pills". If it's available over the counter, I am sure the pharmacist will let you know. ... (2 replies)
Am I anemic
Nov 10, 2012
... Welcome to the boards! ... (2 replies)
... What is your age? Are you still menstruating? If so, are your periods heavy? As you've seen on the other threads, there are so many causes of iron deficiency or anemia: Celiac Disease Lupus Thyroid Disorders Colon and/or Stomach Bleeding Malabsorption of nutrients. (29 replies)

... ms like you treat one problem and get a whole new set of problems. Wow yes that is low, I think mine was around an 8 and I know once you hit about 7 it's time for a blood transfusion. ... (8 replies)
... Good that your doc did some test to figure out why. For two years I have known that I was anemic and my GP said to take over the counter iron. I asked my obgyn to retest me, and my blood test just showed that my levels went down from 21 two yrs ago to 14. ... (29 replies)
... The anemia can definitely be causing your inability to put on weight, especially if you have ruled out other possible illnesses. ... (3 replies)
... I'm new to this so sorry in advance. I have felt like crap for almost a year. In March I was told I was iron deficient and take over the counter pills. They made me real I'll. I ignored it, it will go away. ... (2 replies)
... Heya Maha104. I'm sorry to hear about this problem. I totally understand the frustration. I see you're in Dubai so the medical system is probably a bit different than in the US. I mean, when I was in Europe, it was not polite to tell the doctors how you felt about his diagnosis. ... (1 replies)
... I am really frustrated with my doctor because I went in a year ago because of the hair loss issue and he only did the normal blood test and my hemoglobin and hematocrit were within range so he said my iron wasn't an issue. ... (4 replies)
New to Anemia
Jul 8, 2008
... w I have a hard time with breathing when mine went to 9. I do not have periods at all. I had Breast Cancer 17 yrs ago and went into earlymenopause and they was the end of that. ... (9 replies)
New to Anemia
Jun 12, 2008
... I have always been iron deficient but not anemic as well as heavy menstrual cycles. ... (9 replies)
... It's the only thing that works for me. ... (21 replies)
... Thanks for the kind words! I am only 34, so this was all just a shock to me and honestly the only time I ever saw the word "anemic" was at the dentist on a piece of paper. I guess I should have just listened to my body more! ... (3 replies)
... If you are in the US, the standard protocol for treating bleeding ulcer is prescribing a prescription strength acid pump inhibitor such as Previd or Nexium. If a culture indicates H. ... (3 replies)
... I have been having signs of anemia for several years now but every time that my blood was drawn it was always "borderline normal". ... (2 replies)




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