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... ptoms. When I had a 8.5 Hgb and a 2 Ferritin, I felt fine other than one time when cleaning I thought that I was going to blackout. Other than that I never had symptoms but chewing ice I forgot to mention. ... (2 replies)
Sep 27, 2006
... Everyone, I'm sure experiences different symptoms.Mine were shortness of breath,heart palpitations,hair loss,ice chewing,afternoon naps around 2:00.My ferritin was 5 and my red blood cells were small,so I had low iron anemia.Good luck (2 replies)
... that for 2 months for no reason apparently. Hematology was being stubborn about treating, and honestly, just profoundly dismissive that she could be dealing with symptoms with her numbers where they were. They could not take into account all her other issues and how one more was just making it all worse. ... (0 replies)

... ly been suffering with it for some time, especially during my pregnancies which had been the majority of the 2.5 previous years to this point. I was eating more ice than my ice maker could make along with a 10lb bag of ice in addition to this. ... (6 replies)
... I actually was diagnosed with iron deficiency anemia not too long ago, so our conditions are a little different, but I have the same problem with chewing gum! ... (5 replies)
... ady suffer from anxiety disorder and now it is thru the roof. All I can think about is being anemic. The only thing that really brought me to the doctor was the ice chewing and now since they told me I feel like I have been hit by a bus. All sorts of awful symptoms. ... (11 replies)
Hello, new here
Nov 11, 2008
... have been suffering from some odd symptoms for about 3 yrs and discovered that I have a iron count of 2. ... (28 replies)
... I'm not even sure what symptoms I have because I have them so often. ... (12 replies)
... but I have been able to keep it at bay for about 5 months, when my first tooth broke I had to be done was very hard to quit! I was going through 6 64 oz cups of ice a day. ... (1 replies)
Useful information
Jan 11, 2008
... tty and finally went to the drs. new doc, and i love her! i told her all of my symptoms dizzy, blurred vision, can sleep 24 hours a day, cramping, charlie horses, etc... ... (6 replies)
... and folic acid. This could all explain why I am still tired and with many of the same symptoms as when my iron was low. When I was anemic, I craved ice, chewed on ice by the pounds everyday and no one thought that was unusual. ... (4 replies)
... is no longer helping and I can't get a breath. I am chewing ice like there's no tomorrow and have cracked several teeth that cost plenty to fix. But, I just can't stop chewing it! ... (0 replies)
Feeling Unsure
Jun 24, 2010
... I have been chewing ice for 3 years now. I never really considered that it may indicate a problem. ... (3 replies)
... I don't think hospitalization for anemia is very common except in extreme cases where hemoglobin drops very low. Your labs are similar to mine, they are just slightly better on Hgb, Hct, MCH, &MCV than mine. I have very similar symptoms re: depression, fatigue, tremors, numbness. Chewing ice is classic iron deficiency anemia and restless leg syndrome can be... (1 replies)
Ferritin Questions
Sep 29, 2006
... if your ferritin is low enough to start effecting your hgb, then you will develope the symptoms of anemia. How ever until it is really low, but enough to affect your hgb, there are only slight symptoms. ... (5 replies)
... I was constantly eating broccoli and chewing on my drinking straws. Quite odd, I'll admit! ... (14 replies)
Hello, new here
Nov 12, 2008
... Yes, the PICA was weird. I feel so embarressed about it. My husband used to chew this gum Polar Ice and I hated the smell of it, then all of a sudden, I started chewing it like a mad person. Packs and packs a day. This went on for 3 yrs. ... (28 replies)
... My symptoms including fainting, diizziness, fatigue, brain fog, tongue sensivity. rapid heartbeat, shortness of breath, leg cramps, cold hands and feet, chewing ice like crazy! ... (21 replies)
... s, but I was exhausted by the evening. I was beginning to experience muscle cramps in my legs every time I climbed up the stairs, and I had taken up the habit of chewing ice ALL day long. Suddenly, one day, I had a burning sensation in the back of my thighs and calves. ... (8 replies)
... About a month ago I went for a visit to my GP and mentioned casually at the end of the visit that I have a habit of chewing ice. He stopped dead in his tracks and said that is called Pica and he wanted to run some blood tests. ... (5 replies)

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