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... totally normal. Have also had normal CBC's randomly since surgery. Colonoscopy and EGD done over last month are normal. Feel pretty awful. Hgb 9, Hct 28. Anyone with thoughts, advice. Hate to start taking iron if not sure of cause. ... (4 replies)
... aid my iron should be going up even if just a little as I've been taking this for about 4 or 5 months but it's actually still dropping. I know that I will need a colonoscopy but always feel my worst when it comes time and have had to cancel in the past as well so I feel your pain! ... (6 replies)
... to sure if it is on the same board. I have Hashimotos and have had a ferretin of about 4 for almost a year now. Iron supplements do not help. They have done a colonoscopy and endoscopy and stool test and all negative. ... (80 replies)

... Greetings, In a nutshell, I've become anemic and we don't know why. After a lot of lab tests we know that it's iron deficiency anemia. My primary doc says that the labs indicate internal bleeding/blood loss, and she wants me to have a colonoscopy; my rheumatologist also said she thinks we need to start with a colonoscopy. That's fine, but the occult blood tests have all... (11 replies)
... und it will keep coming back. If it is your periods you have to fix that too. Sometimes it can be from more than one thing. It is good that you are having the colonoscopy and endoscopy at the same time. This will rule out a lot of things and you will feel a lot better about it. ... (12 replies)
... Although I find the preparation for colonoscopies uncomfortable, I think I would like to know that I'm not bleeding somewhere. So not having a colonoscopy etc. is causing some anxiety for me. ... (4 replies)
... Hello! I certainly understand how you are feeling because I have "been there done that" and would like to reassure you that the colonoscopy does seem in order for the iron deficiency anemia to rule out any internal bleeding which is not necessarily a sign or symptom of cancer. ... (1 replies)
... Hi everybody! I wasn't on this board for a few days and I see the highly entertaining and of course serious topic of colonoscopy continues. ... (44 replies)
... turned this around for me was finding a great GI. I had a colonoscopy and upper endoscopy. The colonoscopy was perfect, but she did find a gastritis on the upper endoscopy. ... (4 replies)
... I am wondering if my dr is waiting for me to have the colonoscopy before offering a more aggressive treatment of the anemia. I only talked to a nurse yesterday. I have kinda been putting off the colonoscopy due to finances... ... (11 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)
... so she quickly referred me to a GI doc for a colonoscopy and later to a hematologist. The GI doc swears I have anorexia because nothing showed up in the colonoscopy. ... (5 replies)
Anemia???
Sep 15, 2006
... I am so stressed over the fact that I was diagnosed with borderline anemia about a year And a half ago. I had a colonoscopy to rule out that that was the cause of the anemia. Colonoscopy was ok. Mild diverticulosis. I might say I am 60 years old. ... (5 replies)
... I'm at a loss. Most days it's too hard to even hold up my phone to text, brush my teeth without my muscles aching, and even typing this post has taken a lot out of me. At my wits end here because my doctors haven't been able to get to the bottom of things yet. ... (0 replies)
Ferritin level
Mar 12, 2009
... :wave:Emily--Welcome to the boards! I'm going to answer all your posts here because this is the one with the most information. You feel well because you have enough iron in circulation and you are not anemic at all with a 15 Hgb. Your ferritin is what is low and that can take up to a year to replete. This means you have no iron stores which is a reserve for whenever... (3 replies)
... e sure that that is the true cause of my anemia.. and since I just found out 5 weeks ago that I have this.. I have to have all the test done.. I will be sure to post my recent blood work..and hopefull ..decide what to do as well.. this is very distressing.. ... (9 replies)
... e sure that that is the true cause of my anemia.. and since I just found out 5 weeks ago that I have this.. I have to have all the test done.. I will be sure to post my recent blood work..and hopefull ..decide what to do as well.. this is very distressing.. ... (9 replies)
... e sure that that is the true cause of my anemia.. and since I just found out 5 weeks ago that I have this.. I have to have all the test done.. I will be sure to post my recent blood work..and hopefull ..decide what to do as well.. this is very distressing.. ... (9 replies)
Venofer Experience
May 13, 2014
... ning this, but either way it feels easier so I'll take it! I will get a total of 5 Venofer treatments spaced out every other day so I'll continue to update this post and let you know how it goes. ... (18 replies)
... nations. But when I had this checked 6 weeks ago my results were a better. I haven't donated blog in 2 months so I would think they should be gradually improving post donation, not worsening. ... (1 replies)


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