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... I had a very low red blood cell count for a long time. I was on iron always, finally I was on 3 iron pills a day. My doctor said, your iron is fine but your Hemoglobin is not going up its slowly going down. After lots of tests with a specialist, I have Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia. ... (1 replies)
... the last time I was in the hospital they wanted to give me a blood transfusion, I said I didn't know them and wanted to find a doctor of my choice. ... (1 replies)
... For instance, my doctor has a form a rheumatoid arthritis that causes destruction of his red blood cells. First glance, it looks like an iron deficiency anemia, but it is not. ... (7 replies)

... Ever since I was a baby, my hemoglobin has been slightly low. My mom was told to increase my iron rich foods. However, out of all 8 of her children, I was the only one with this issue. ... (6 replies)
Chronic Low Iron?
Aug 12, 2008
... Oh, if they could only so easily tell if a person absorbs iron or not. They cannot tell this. So, the doctor has looked at your labs and has determined that you don't have much iron stored anywhere. ... (24 replies)
... At the beginning iron pills may make you feel worse, or more sluggish. It takes 120 days for your body to utilize existing red blood cells and for them to break down and be recycled by the spleen, Thymus and liver. The bone marrow is kicking out new stem cells that will make new blood cells. Those are called reticulocytes. ... (4 replies)
Chronic Low Iron?
Aug 11, 2008
... I didn't end up going to the ER, as I just really didn't want to. Also, I have found that when I am at home, and not at work, I feel better. ... (24 replies)
... Sometimes fever is not fever but a raise in your metabolism trying to help you make blood. Have they done a bone marrow biopsy to find out if you are making new blood cells. Have they done a reticulocyte test to see if you have blast cells or what? ... (6 replies)
... I'm a 45 year old woman with history of iron deficiency. ... (3 replies)
... There are many different ways to express the numbers in a blood count. The only numbers that matter are the ones that are being used by the laboratory that is doing the testing. There are many kinds of anemia. ... (4 replies)
Taking a while
Nov 13, 2009
... The thing is, it is like this. Some people run down to almost no ferritin and they have IV and feel like new soon after infusion. Others take months to feel better. ... (1 replies)
... couldn't handle the iron pills at the time. So, last dec., I discovered that I had some swollen lymph nodes in my neck, sore throat, cough, etc. My hemocrit had dropped to 24. ... (6 replies)
... Low iron and Anemia go hand in hand. Anemia is what happens after your iron becomes low. ... (3 replies)
Blood Transfussion
Jan 18, 2007
... Mine has been going up and down. Last time it was 9 and the time before that it was 10.2. That is the problem my new GP says it is caused by low iron and my red blood cells are getting smaller. But all the other doctors I see including my rheumatologist said it was due to my rheumatiod arthritis. ... (6 replies)
... Well I am in the same stage just that I have never had a gastric bypass. My iron level went down to a 3 a my ferritin level was in the neg. Right now I have a PICC line in my arm. ... (7 replies)
... I wrote a response earlier, but the boards have been acting a little funy with the new format. So, I will try again. I have actually been anemic from blood loss and my iron levels haven't been monitored as much as my hemoglobin and hematocrit, so I am not entirely sure about low iron levels. ... (4 replies)
... OR you don't have enough red blood cells, making you anemic. ... (2 replies)
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... e. It does not fail all the time or you would have already had to have a marrow transplant or somethig. Your system may be finally adjusting to a steady cycle of red cell destruction which would allow your body to figure out how many blood cells to produce to keep up with your physiological demand. ... (3 replies)
... and ended up going to a regular Dr. ... (16 replies)




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