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... Proferrin, it's a hemi iron, easier to absorb and causes fewer problems. You only need one pill a day, much easier than the 3. Just have her take it with a glass of OJ and NO dairy for 2 hours before or after. Cut out the dairy as much as possible as it hinders the iron absorption. ... (6 replies)
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Jul 8, 2008
... Thank God you went when you did. You must have felt terrible I know I have a hard time with breathing when mine went to 9. I do not have periods at all. I had Breast Cancer 17 yrs ago and went into earlymenopause and they was the end of that. ... (9 replies)
... B12 shots are one of the most effective ways of building up your B12 levels if you are deficient. The other good way is to take something called "sublingual" B12. ... (7 replies)

... g 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. Now mind you I had several sinus surgeries during that time. ... (7 replies)
... ld you right that 12 is the norm. It is severe enough to see a Hematologist if you want. But, the reason to see a specialist is if you have a problem that oral iron supplementation won't fix. I see one myself only because I got really sick on ferris sulfate, OTC. The GI doc put me on a new iron and I was still sick. ... (7 replies)
... I've had quite a few Infed infusions over the years and never had a problem with them. They usually do a test infusion to make sure you aren't allergic to it and then they start the actual infustion. ... (13 replies)
... Hi! I was diagnosed with beta Thal intermedia about six years ago. My treatment was similar to yours. My hematologist had me on iron for about six weeks, and my blood iron levels never increased. ... (5 replies)
... I am also a former GBP person dealing with your same symtpoms. I don't have small children to run after and a fulltime job. Just have the full time job. This surgery has its draw backs. I too have a ferritin that runs about 4 all the time. I have had the iron infusion one time about two years ago. ... (5 replies)
... transfusion way of life. I had one doctor tell me I am like a vampire, surviving off of other peoples blood. I just turned 51 this month. After all this time, they cannot determine where my blood is going! Colonos., and endo, turned up nothing. ... (1 replies)
... Most people don't take leave of absences due to anemia, unless it is severe. And if the anemia is that severe doctors will typically order a transfusion or IV iron infusions and the person is not restricted from work for very long at all. Of course, everyone is different.... What kind of work do you do? ... (3 replies)
... I had similar problems and the iron, infed infusion really helped me. ... (4 replies)
... I have never heard of this yet? ... (5 replies)
... You should request an iron infusion any time your iron ferritin goes below 100 if your your iron of ferritin levels are always dropping. The quickest way to replenish iron is eating chicken livers and oranges. ... (7 replies)
... Hello, I am 38 years old. I have known that I was anemic for a long time. Back in 2011 I went through a period of heavy menstrual bleeding, along with a UTI that landed me in the hospital. ... (3 replies)
... So 10 days ago I had a total dose 6 hour iron infusion. ... (0 replies)
... Our bodies absorb very little of the supplements that we take. ... (9 replies)
... A low ferritin level does not necessarily mean you will have fatigue. The hemaglobin level is more of an indicator as to how you will feel energy wise. ... (3 replies)
... so any amount of energy is better then none! ... (13 replies)
... dldunphy, don't be afraid of the iron infusions. They aren't too bad and they will help you feel so much better. I have had about 5 and will be getting my 6th soon. ... (7 replies)
... d my infusion, I was off from work for one week, ran a fever for the whole week. I never got back to the energy level I was hoping for but I did gain strength as time went by. I was given benedryl to counteract the allergic reaction of rapid heart rate and hives to the infusion. ... (4 replies)

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