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... Have a bleeding ulcer so I can't take iron pills. ... (2 replies)
... I know that anemia and iron deficiency are terrible on the body but treatment is not without risk. It was my understanding that some of the IV iron had high risks for allergic reactions. Since I am so sensitive to many things, it will be a last resort for me. ... (4 replies)
... Infusion is IV bag of Iron run through your vein for 45 mins to 1 hour. Transfusion would be receiving blood. They may want to do several IV infusions. I had my third of six yesterday, the same time I was doing the capsule endoscopy. I am awaiting those results. Good luck and keep us posted. ... (5 replies)

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... Hi, I am new to the board. I have had iron deficiency anemia for about four years now without any identifiable cause. ... (7 replies)
... To Shamrock, I was wondering about your iron transfusions, I was told yesterday I needed Iron my ferritin is also too low to measure they say zero can't find it. ... (20 replies)
... You can use the search box located at the top of this page and search key words IV iron infusion, to hear what others in the past have had to say. There is a lot of information and experiences there. ... (9 replies)
... I cannot understand how you are even able to work, that can be a dangerous situation for you. I too take Poly Iron 150 for the past 2 years. ... (5 replies)
... My hemotologist uses a PICC line for IV iron infusion, is that normal? ... (2 replies)
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Sep 6, 2007
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Iron level-8.3
Sep 16, 2006
... low levels of iron can cause your HGB to be low. ... (22 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)
... You ARE asking the right questions. IV infusion is not without risk, however, I always say that I am very grateful that we have this resource when needed. ... (10 replies)
... Sorry that you were one of the people to have a bad experience. Perhaps it was the type of IV given some are more at risk for reactions than others. Did they do a trial dose on you first? ... (2 replies)
... 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)
... Yes, I agree IV infusions are great when we HAVE to have them. People need to be aware of BOTH sides risk and benefits. It is an extremely dangerous therapy. ... (4 replies)
... Doctor's like iron infusions due to the neccesary concentrated iron which our bodies need. I am presently doing infusions. My hematologist told me there wasn't any side effects to mention. He was wrong. ... (63 replies)
... I called my husband and he came home and drove me to the hospital, my doctor told me I HAD to have 2 units of blood because my hemoglobin was so low he was afraid of heart problems........I had been having very irregular heart beats for several days............. ... (63 replies)
... I'm sure it is because you get more administered through IV and he doesn't fool around with the small stuff. This would be the advantage of IV over injection. I asked about the IV being safe, he said that they use a type that has the least amount of side effects. ... (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)

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