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... eating tons of ice but they all said my levels were fine. What was really happening is that my body was using up all my stored iron and I was already on a downward spiral... ... (24 replies)
... c she wants to get my iron stores up ASAP, and doesn't think I'd be able to tolerate oral iron since I'm already have stomach issues. And, btw, if you are taking an iron supplement that is stronger than just the multivitamin, you are supposed to do this under a doctor's care. ... (5 replies)
... If you have been taking oral iron and your levels are still this low, an infusion is certainly the way to go. ... (1 replies)

... HI, As a male I have heard from several doctors and read too that men should never take iron supplements without a doctors recommendation. It has something to do with the way men and woman are different with iron and men can easily take too much iron ! ... (10 replies)
... the same boat as you! Just because my numbers are "normal range" according to the nurse on the phone, I still feel exhausted! I just don't understand that after taking iron pills for 14 years and having an iron infusion in Dec. 2005, then how come I don't need any iron now? ... (24 replies)
... After reading this, I am going to start taking an iron supplement for my anemia. ... (10 replies)
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... in March. I'm on Lupron Depot so haven't had a real menstrual cycle since September, but my iron levels continue to drop. My hematocrit has only been as low as 30, an in March had come back up to 38...but my ferritin keeps dropping. ... (63 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)
... Welcome to the boards! First, know that you have to take in a larger amount of iron than is lost for whatever reason. Are you having a history of heavy periods? ... (17 replies)
... Hi beach mom. I don't know if u will get this reply to your post or not. I don't really see an area to post my reply in, except in the same box u posted ur message. ... (1 replies)
... and the doctor came back to the exam room after testing and told me he was admitting me to the hospital, he was calling an ambulance to take me from his office to the hospital...I asked what the problem was and he asked if I had been tired lately. ... (0 replies)
... So there's not a ton of motivation to get out and exercise and that's what I'm hoping this iron will do for me. Help me to feel better all around that I WANT to exercise and feel better! ... (74 replies)
... What sort of iron are they giving you? ... (19 replies)
... Having a total dose infusion of iron dextran. 1400mg. They told me it will take 6 hours. ... (10 replies)
... Im happy to see that some of you are doing better. For those who aren't, I know it sure seems like a long road ahead building up these darn Iron stores! ... (2 replies)
... The highest that my RDW ever got was 19.2. It must be the IV iron and rebuilding cells. When I had a Hgb around 10'ish my Ferritin was at a 6. I don't know how the IV iron works in that regard. ... (7 replies)
New. IV Iron?
Apr 24, 2014
... Last year I was anaemic with a low HB and everything else. I wasn't put on iron tablets for at least six months after I've got told I was anaemic. I was on 325mg dose of something three times a day. ... (1 replies)
... shakes. In the fall of 09 I started adding more food but I have stayed away from fruits, most vegetables, and most red meats...pretty much anything that contains iron or vitamin C. lol. ... (8 replies)
... to your question as to how long it will take. Well it could take months before you see any change in your energy level especially if you are taking oral iron. Did the you get your hemoglobin count? ... (5 replies)

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