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Anemia question
Aug 21, 2004
... 8.1 is enough to make you very tired. It is lower than it should be with ranges from 11.0 -16 being normal range. If you decide to take the iron again, make sure you drink a lot of fluids and eat foods that will control constipation. Leafy vegetables and fruits will help. Try to avoid eating/drinking milk based products with the iron. Calcium is important to get but it has to... (2 replies)
Anemia question
Aug 20, 2004
... I've had anemia since pregnancy.. when I was pregnant they told me to take iron.. which I did but I had VERY bad constipation. I ended up stopping it. ... (2 replies)
... Three years ago, I had a series of surgeries for Ulcerative Colitis which removed my colon and formed a pouch out of the end of my small intestine. I was doing very well until I learned of this anemia. ... (22 replies)

... I was thinking that you definately have B12 anemia, then I saw your hematoligst diagnosed it. As to whether it is pernicious or not can be determined by a test for the intrinsic factor, indicating that it is PA, which is an autoimmune disease, btw. Did you have the test? ... (22 replies)
... Hemolytic anemia is an autoimmune disorder, and is often triggered by something like a virus or chemical exposure or some illness. Your hemoglobin is very low. ... (22 replies)
... Thanks for replying, Catscandance. The one thing that makes me doubt it is pernicious anemia is my age, since pernicious anemia tends to affect older people. I mentioned pernicious anemia to my surgeon and he said I was too young for it. ... (22 replies)
... Hi Cats, I wasn't aware that the parietal cell test and the intrinsic factor test were separate. I'll ask about that next time I see the hematologist. Other than the B-12 deficiency and a few other general anemia symtoms, I don't seem to have the PA-specific symptoms, such as the sore mouth, neurological symptoms, etc. Are there any other treatments for PA in... (22 replies)
... I have anemia and all the side effects , even had the ice craving. ... (23 replies)
... I'm back from the hematologist's and he's running some tests to determine the type of anemia I have. ... (22 replies)
Anemia problem
Aug 12, 2004
... tart injections today.My iron is at 4. I do have celiac disease, and acid reflux. It was found when the upper and lower scope was done a few weeks ago. I had no symtoms other than being anemic. What is duodenitis? ... (2 replies)
... Dear Members I am new to the board and have found that I share similar symtoms with those of you with pernicious anemia. Has anyone had difficulties in determining a correct diagnosis. ... (6 replies)
... is more responsible for my anemia than iron, but doc is having me take iron because it was a little low. When I was treated for iron before, by my GP, I don't believe I had a serum ferritin test. ... (22 replies)
... I'm going to second that! It's so important to learn as much as you can because when you're not feeling well, you're sometimes too weak to use your better judgment or question the doctor. On anemia, there's a good book called Anemia in Women: Self-Help and Treatment by Joan Gomez (I got a copy at the library). It's very helpful, and explains everything clearly. After... (22 replies)
... medical professional, so I cannot rule out other possibilities in your case, but I do have a few thoughts on your last post. Having been mis and under diagnosed for many years, I am a firm believer in "research it" and "cover all the bases", even if it contradicts the "wisdom" of the dr. So, I would ask for a few more tests. ... (22 replies)
... but hasn't completely ruled out hemolytic anemia since I tested Coombs positive. He said, however, some people who test positive for that don't end up destroying their blood cells so there's hope there. ... (22 replies)
... as hemolytic anemia. These tests were taken from the blood drawn at my first appointment, by the way. He is ordering two more tests, the ANA test and a test for celiac. I don't have any symptoms of either Lupus or Celiac, but these are mainly for the purpose of ruling out. ... (22 replies)
... I took iron 325mg for late august and all of september 2011, once a day. ... (10 replies)
... let me leave the hospital till I got my numbers up. I was taking prescription iron and stopped a few years ago. That was 4 years ago and honestly havent given Anemia much thought. ... (6 replies)
... I have been on Methotrexate for 2 yrs and started Benlysta 3 month ago. I cannot take steroids. ... (10 replies)
... transfusion or to rest in bed for as many days as it takes until I feel better. ... (22 replies)

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