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... hen he called me at home. He said I'm really not blowing you off, I not taking the risk. This is when he sent me to a Hematologist. He didn't want to take the risk of iron injections because I had a history of bad reactions with the ferris sulfate and another med that he gave me for the enteritis that I had 3 mo. ... (34 replies)
Iron injections
Jan 31, 2012
... anemia.org. There is a lot of info about iron injections and IVs. There is a chart that compares the different types of products they use, how often you need them, and the risk of allergic reactions. Good luck! ... (2 replies)
... Numbers from the Jan 31st draw were iron 43, hemoglobin 12, hematocrit 35. ... (5 replies)

... I have two big iron injection stains on my hip that really tick me off. You can put these injections in an IV and not risk the stains at all. I have had these stains now for a year and a half, and they have just started to fade only a little. ... (3 replies)
... If you cannot absorb iron then you would get IV iron therapy from a Hematologist. This type of iron is used as a last resort because it is not without risk. ... (1 replies)
... benefit analysis on this one. The side effects of iron injections can be really bad for some people. Especially if you have a history of arthritis or other immune disorders. I have heard of people having the iron go to the wrong place and cause heart attack and stroke. ... (2 replies)
... I don't think that there is anything you can do. There is risk of leakage of iron prep. that can cause permanent skin tattooing. I hope that they discussed this with you prior to treatment. ... (3 replies)
... though my sense of "normal" has changed considerably since my symptoms have begun. ... (22 replies)
... refused to give me injections and sent me to a Hematologist for infusion. That is their forte', large doses at one time. ... (3 replies)
... IV iron is not necessary unless your counts are too low to protect you from infection. As for how long IV iron lasts, it is dependent on what is causing the anemia. If it is a temporary bleeding problem, you might never need an IV again. ... (5 replies)
... I was diagnosed with anemia in 2008 and received a series of iron transfusion of 8 within a few months. My hemoglobin was 9.4 and reached up to 11. ... (6 replies)
... I'm so sorry to hear that....did you not have any form of sickness benefits or anything like that you could take? ... (2 replies)
... I think they figured the fibroid was too small to cause any side effects, but as i said, my symptoms regarding my periods seem to equal the symptoms of the position of this fibroid. Nobody bothers to explain anything, even when you give them your full symptoms. ... (21 replies)
... My thyroid's been tested multiple times over the years and is apparently okay, but I have doubts, as the UK range for normal is incredibly generous. One of my longest standing problems is feeling cold and poor thermoregulation, which is a very classic symptom! ... (3 replies)
New here (HELP)
Oct 17, 2006
... I'm really surprised your Dr. did not omit you to the hospital with a blood count of 4.5. I am extremely anemic due to my fibroid which causes me to have severe bleeding monthly. ... (4 replies)
... does not IMO, and I am just a dumb patient. I am hoping by this time that you have a copy of your lab reports. ... (11 replies)
... t know what he's talking about.....and you need to demand copies of your tests...by law you are entitled to them....and that's that! ... (11 replies)
... I think at least some doctors do offer injections here in the US, my GI doc said that is what I needed when he thought I couldn't tolerate oral iron supplements. When I got to the Hematologist he said no to this, I think because he does the BIG dose with IV like you said earlier. ... (8 replies)
... Wondering if injections might be better since this is probably going to be going on for quite a while... ... (5 replies)


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