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Feeling blah
Jul 30, 2009
... k this. Also, you may want to see your GYN and discuss your heavy cycles because this often can be the culprit. This doesn't mean that you don't also have more reasons for malabsorption of iron either. When taking iron for anemia, it depends on your numbers and the state that your body is in. ... (6 replies)
... It's a shame your doctor told you to stop the iron supplements once your ferritin got to 40. I wouldn't think that high enough. ... (10 replies)
... bleed was DX'ed with BE, so that really scares the heck out of me. She is 75 and had no symptoms at all, isn't THAT strange. I have heard of GERD being silent for some, and she was one of them. I was the one that had to take Nexium and watch out for everything and eat early. ... (12 replies)

Hi I'm new
Nov 29, 2008
... Yes, it is always when you are feeling at your worst that you have to wait the longest it seems. My doctor for some reason right now told me NOT to take any more iron supplements at the moment, but to continue with the rest of other vitamins he told me to take. ... (8 replies)
... if the condition for which you are getting the procedure for is what is causing your low iron then i'm sure once the procedure is done you will feel like a whole new person. ... (16 replies)
... You are definitely iron deficient at a 16 ferritin. And..... are barely making the charts for a normal range. ... (7 replies)
... Well not that i am glad that you had this happen BUT i'm glad to hear that the IRON helped with hairloss. I know what you mean about them not comprehending EXACTLY how much hair was falling out. ... (14 replies)
... You may need to find another PCP if this is possible for you. ... (11 replies)
... You are borderline anemic. Your numbers are just barely out of range. Your MCV is on the low side but unlike the person above me, I've definitely seen lower. ... (6 replies)
... of people have been posting lately about feeling fatigued and other symptoms that could be associated with anemia. People have shared that their labs are at the low end of normal, either their hemologlobin is low end of normal or their ferriten is at the low end of the range. ... (4 replies)
... If you 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)
... I've been on higher doses of iron supplements for 3 and a half years now and i've not had any side effects. ... (2 replies)
Permanent damage?
Oct 13, 2008
... Rainbowsend, thanks for the info. I have had my b12 and folate tested and they were within normal range. I'll look for them and post them for you. I did get a b12 shot last week. How often should I get one or should I take b12 tablets? ... (5 replies)
... shots either. You can have a deficiency in both which is quite common leading to anemia for 2 different reasons. ... (9 replies)
... I don't know if a low ferritin would stop your periods, but IF you were anemic it surely can cause an increase in them. ... (5 replies)
Saw hematologist
Feb 7, 2009
... Thanks so much for the encouragement and advice, ladies! ... (9 replies)
... It can be caused by a couple rather common reasons. Either you are not taking enough in iron to support the amount that is lost OR you are having a malabsorption syndrome and there are several causes for this. ... (1 replies)
... This is also the first thing that comes to my mind. It is not okay to treat anemia or low levels without first diagnosing and finding a reason why. It can be critical to your future health. ... (22 replies)
... It's not worth going off the iron supplements until you have reached a decently high figure. ... (78 replies)
... Sherry, I can't answer your question about why you are iron deficient after eating lots of iron rich foods. My answer was pretty clear. I had a baby, didnt take vitamins, eat no red meat, and very little fruits and veggies. ... (14 replies)




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