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... My iron and ferritin are low as well. There doesn't seem to be any reason for it. I was diagnosed with Thalassemia 5 years ago and my red blood cell and iron only go low when I get a virus and get run down. I don't know what to do either. I am very frustrated and very very tired. ... (74 replies)
What should I do?
Jan 21, 2013
... I think it's amazing how different Dr's can be on this situation. I started feeling sick 8 months ago and found out I had anemia, my ferritin was a 2 believe my iron was a 18. ... (8 replies)
... This is my story and I'm looking for ideas on how to proceed. Any info you can give me will much MUCH appreciated! Sorry, I think this might be long!! ... (74 replies)

... She did not say anything about better absorption. I have never had a problem taking iron before, so there was no history to suggest that. ... (3 replies)
... I was taking Acifex for GERD, and having extremely heavy periods and the combination caused my Hgb to drop to 4 which is almost incompatible with life! ... (74 replies)
... Keep taking your iron for a few more months. ... (74 replies)
... Maybe this will help, I'm not sure. I'm a woman and I've been anemic and taking iron for a few months... I found that my libido is very much effected by the anemia.. ... (4 replies)
... D Ferritin with just oral iron therapy seems to take forever to go up. Mine was a 2 to start and I'm at a 19 now. I got in for more labs on Tuesday hoping for at least close to a 30, but I haven't got the underlying cause of my anemia treated yet so I'm not getting my hopes up to much. ... (3 replies)
... I'm new to this board.Today, I was told that my iron level was 8! I am worried and not quite sure what my immediate future will be like or what I can do to deal with my active and demanding life. ... (3 replies)
... What are the risks of taking iron for life? ... (2 replies)
... You poor thing!!!!! I'm sure your okay though. I wonder what the heck your Saturation is? ... (4 replies)
... My latest labs after taking iron slow fe for 2 months...colonsopy, endoscopy and celiac testing were all normal. ... (14 replies)
... I feel like you Lady....I went and had to get labs twice because they messed up. The 2nd time I'm firm on this I want my iron and ferritin checked, they only checked ferritin. I have been taking iron for 7 months, my Dr. has not once suggested to me that I go to a GI Dr. ... (4 replies)
Absorbing Iron
May 30, 2006
... I am taking Iron for Anemia but having problems absorbing it and getting very constipated. What can I do to help absorb the Iron? ... (5 replies)
... for the last 8 months. Any idea what I'm doing wrong? ... (1 replies)
... Thanks for the replies. I was wondering because i was looking at all of the different levels and what they are supposed to be and it didnt make sense. My doctor thinks it's because of heavy periods. I have been taking iron for the last 2. ... (9 replies)
... plant like flower girl i thought iron tabs will sort me out and bring ferretin up,i have fibroids,doc said i can take them until menipause,i was 47 then, awhat a wast of time that was,1 1/2 years of taking iron for it to go down the loo, i had fibroid embolisation 31st april to shrink the fibroid,it should take a few months for it to shrink ,so im still having heavy... (10 replies)
... been told I was "mildly anemic" since I was a teen and I got the tests that others have mentioned here only last year. I am 46. I am only on my second week of taking iron for the first time in my life. ... (8 replies)
... the anemia. I haven't spoken to the GI in detail, but I don't think he believes this is the cause of the anemia. I'm scheduld to see a hematologist next week. What can be causing this and why am I gaining weight like crazy. I feel fatigued, short of breath, have heart pounding and headaches. ... (4 replies)
... I would definitely ask them to check for both, if you have been taking iron for 6 months and your globin is still down. Celiac's can occur at anytime in our lives and can cause anemia, it's easily treated with just a diet change. ... (4 replies)

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