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... I saw a hematologist and consulted my out of state RNY surgeon. You've been taking the harshest, least effective iron there is. ... (7 replies)
... years post op from an RNY. There were no post op complications and my labs until now have been picture perfect. ... (7 replies)
... Thank you for your response. My PCP and I got together today and he has not given up on me, he is just very frustrated because he could not get me in to the specialists he wanted (they denied my referral). So, he sent me to an endocrinologist who said that my T3 and T4 are actually great but she is testing me for the inflammation antibodies and said that because my maternal... (7 replies)

... critically low iron, low Vit D, hypoglycemia secondary to RNY and Hashimoto's disease. She says that my test showed that my thyroid is under attack. I will post on that thread to get some advice there. ... (7 replies)
... use that is considered normal he didn't say anything...I feel like I need my own medical degree so I don't have to rely on docs who don't know specifically about RNY patients. ... (7 replies)
... I am not a post op person, but just a low ferritin person. ... (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)
... No matter what, be sure that you raise your ferritin to normal levels or you will keep having problems. FLFG :) (7 replies)
... You said you had your thyroid checked. Do you have the results of those tests? Just because the doctor says your labs are in the normal range for your thyroid, doesn't mean you don't have an issue there. Some doctors only check the TSH level and you need the free T3 and free T4 tested also. Did you have your thyroid antibodies checked? You need that test also. The symptoms... (7 replies)
... dawn999hall--Welcome to the boards! :wave: Reading these thing gets me sooooo MAD. First of all, you probably are not absorbing because of your GB. Second, you should be seeing a bariatric specialist because they are the ones that know the real scoop on your situation. The others really have little understanding :dizzy:. Okay, I hear you saying that none of this is... (7 replies)
... I had RNY gastric bypass (proximal) five years ago. I started having Iron issues at about two years post-op. It took quite a while to get proper treatment. I was misdiagnosed with everything from depression to vertigo! I am now being treated by a Hematologist. I get an IV Infusion of InFeD (1,000mgs to 1,200mgs) whenever my ferritin drops below 50. I have learned to... (9 replies)
... I had RNY gastric bypass 5 1/2 years ago. My low ferritin problems started at about 3 years post-op. It is because we are not able to absorb iron orally. The area of absorbtion has been bypassed. I have never had low B-12. I take sub-ligual B-12 (from Trader Joe's) and I get a B-12 shot once a month. My issue is low ferritin. I have IV iron infusions of Infed every... (5 replies)

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