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... the ordinary, but recommended that I have a colonoscopy done due to family history. It turned out fine, but the gastroenterologist ordered more bloodwork to try and figure out why the fatigue seemed to be getting worse, along with other things like extreme cold, thinning hair, and severe constipation. ... (11 replies)
... For the past 11 years i have ben sufering from worsoning symptoms of anemia. It started as tiredness and over the years has gotten steadily worse. Now my symptoms are.... ... (2 replies)
... It's hard to say how long it will take for your iron levels to become normal. Some people on this board have been taking iron for years, and only see their iron rise by 0.1 points. My sister gets regular iron infusions, and her iron rises but always drops down again. ... (4 replies)

... My blood count is normal, I do not have anemia but I have low iron in the blood and low iron stores, these levels are below the norm and I am taking iron supplements, my doctor said to take them for 3 more months to get the levels up. ... (6 replies)
... ing my muscles. My legs on the other hand, prevent me from working any job where I must stand or walk around. For example... I worked as a waitress for 7 months, and by the time I got home after shift, I would have to almost crawl upstairs get myself into bed, curl up into fetal position and cry, sometimes for hours. ... (10 replies)
Long term Anemia
Sep 6, 2007
... time didn't seem to care about ferretin levels or anything much off my blood tests. He kept telling me everything was fine. I think he believe that if anything and everything was "within range" then you were ok. Sheesh, i could be a dr if that is the only knowledge required to read test results!! ... (10 replies)
... I have had blood tests come back where im anemic and have shown hemochromatosis, I havent had any problems though. ... (10 replies)
... I have been so grateful for the wealth of information on this board and particularly on this topic. ... (9 replies)
... My main symptoms that something was wrong began last year in February I started feeling terribly sick and having pain in my stomach. I finally had a breath test in April to see if I had an ulcer and everything came back fine but by this point I started getting worse. ... (3 replies)
... Firstly, your iron levels on your blood test are simply and indication of how much iron was there at the time of the blood test. Your iron goes up and down all day long, depending on the foods you eat, drink, your menstrual cycle etc. ... (7 replies)
Dr's Visit
Jan 11, 2008
... This would be me!!! My hair has never been affected. Well, I should say that I haven't really ever had a shedding problem. When I started back on iron supplements and got out of having anemia, I did notice that I had less time between haircuts. So, my hair obviously started growing at a faster rate. ... (12 replies)
... Yes, you can have very low ferritin with normal hgb. I have been going through this for over three years now. This past fall, I had my usual Ferritin, CBC, TIBC and show that my ferritin level had fallen from 49, I then went to IV iron infusion, and 8 weeks later, my level was at 9. ... (7 replies)
... I am in a similar place as you. I am 44 and have been scheduled for a colonoscopy to look for reasons that may explain my chronic iron deficiency too. ... (13 replies)
Anemia please help
Jun 29, 2006
... I have been tested for vitimain b12 four times and very deficient. i am also iron deficient anemia. have had low rbc. I also have positive drvvt. they thought i had antiphosphilipid syndrome at one point too. ... (1 replies)
... years post op from an RNY. There were no post op complications and my labs until now have been picture perfect. About 5 weeks ago I started noticing my hair was thinning, I was tired all of the time, my skin was dry. ... (7 replies)
... Oh that is good about your liver and other functions. ... (5 replies)




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