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Chronic Low Iron?
Aug 13, 2008
... Whenever there is any blood loss, to some degree it does cause more iron loss. So if there is a problem, to stop any blood loss will only help matters. ... (24 replies)
... ou were having periods as you described, you can most likely bet that your ferritin is on the low end. I would ask for this test now. If your doctor prescribed iron supplements for you I wouldn't worry too much about taking them, especially for 3 months time. ... (6 replies)
... med of the anemia. I was brought in immediately for a blood transfusion. And then, I was sent to a hematologist who started my IV iron. I had approx. 12 weeks of iron infusions. My ferritin jumped to a level of 198. I stopped the IV iron in early Sept. 2007. ... (4 replies)

Anemic... again.
May 16, 2004
... ur blood spread oxygen to your organs effectively, that in turn will cause your kidneys to begin to fail to remove toxics from your body, you will begin to swell with excess fluids, your lungs will fill with fluid and you will develop the inability to walk, talk or breathe effectively. ... (1 replies)
... Has the doctor checked you for toxic shock syndrome from having frequent heavy periods. Have they tried treating you with antibiotics? ... (6 replies)
Oct 31, 2003
... In regards to taking birth control pills if you're over 35...according to my gyn. ... (12 replies)
... s finally called me back after his vacation and receiving the report from my cardiologists. He still insists that I am not anemic, but wanted me to take 325 mg. iron a day and get blood work checked again in two weeks. ... (11 replies)
... month diagnostic process, with other factors involved. My Hematocrit was 16 in December and is in the 30s now. They suspected internal bleeding, but could find none after doing several scans. ... (4 replies)
... I'm struggling with very similar issues right now. Have you been tested for diabetes? ... (8 replies)
... I agree with the poster who said the recovery is different for everyone. My ferritin level was 15. ... (10 replies)
... I'm asking because I just started going to a new doctor. OK, she is not the actual doctor that I see. I see the NP who consults with the doctor. ... (1 replies)
So confused~
Mar 20, 2010
... I had the same thought when I started with anemia. But a hematologist interprets blood test results differently than a general PCP. ... (19 replies)
... were prescribed by my hematologist and I picked them up at the pharmacy counter not OTC so they both came with the normal instruction sheet that you get with a prescription medicine. Both advise that the iron pills are best taken on an empty stomach 1 hour before or 2 hours after meals. ... (7 replies)
Feb 4, 2009
... I posted a few months back when I was diagnosed with low ferritin at a 10. ... (5 replies)
... I can tell you that as my ferritin has gone up to 41 last time checked that these symptoms have resolved. You probably have gone for years like this with a low ferritin. Also, a low dose of elemental iron as low as you are taking will not replete your iron stores anytime soon. It is way too low. ... (17 replies)
... I also have problems with anemia, ferretin at a 9. I also take iron supplements and get heavy periods. I recently read that you should take vitamin A also, it helps to avoid heavy periods, while taking the iron. ... (19 replies)
Low Iron
Mar 3, 2004
... If all of these numerous tests turn out normal, and no problems are found...then, by deduction, the doctor will probably tell you to go see your could be that you have heavy periods, fibroids, etc. ... (21 replies)
... First of all you should never supplement with iron unless you have a DX from medical doctor. What comes first to my mind, is the quesetion, have you had your thyroid tested? ... (2 replies)
... B is correct in saying that you won't bring your levels up with a multivitamin with iron alone. You might want to ask your doctor for a script iron if you are unable to tolerate OTC iron supplements. They are a higher dose iron, and GI friendly, which is what is necessary when having problems. ... (4 replies)
Jun 23, 2009
... eply and all the have been through a lot as have so many, and it's so difficult getting the right information at the right time, and wondering if the iron pills are working or not, and then the infusions that one must have if numbers continue to go down. ... (26 replies)

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