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... I would say that it could definitely be from a low ferritin. Usually the shortness of breath is most commonly associated with a more severe anemia, lowered hgb and hct. This can of course be different for everyone. I only had shortness of breath with panic attacks. ... (48 replies)
... I am so sorry that you are going through all this and I know it can be really difficult. If it makes you feel unsafe or scared then you may want to go to the ER. I can share with you some of my experience that I went through. ... (8 replies)
Oct 4, 2008
... but things will be fine. I hate having anything done, but you have to STOP thinking this way now. ... (2 replies)

... Welcome to the boards! I would say YES! This sounds a lot like my story but I have just been at it a little longer. Your Hgb however was lower than mine. Mine was 8. ... (2 replies)
... and a hgb of 5. ... (5 replies)
Checking in.....
Aug 21, 2009
... Hello to you! ... (3 replies)
... Yes, it is true it takes time to build ferritin stores. When a person is anemic or quite anemic it takes much longer. ... (1 replies)
... Please know that I completely understand what you are feeling and going through. The first thing you might want to do is to calm down about this whole situation, and put it back into perspective. ... (5 replies)
What now?
Mar 5, 2010
... I never knew iron pills could cause that. I definitely won't be trying them again any time soon. I didn't gain the weight until after I stopped taking the iron pills, though. Could it have still caused it after I stopped taking them? ... (12 replies)
What now?
Mar 5, 2010
... different people here in the forums. Let me see if i can recall some of the items with advice. Keep in mind that this is only information. You will still want to research and follow up with a physician or specialist. ... (12 replies)
... I will share what my doctor told me about blood transfusion. My Hgb was 8.5 L with a Hct of 27.3 L close to your numbers although my white counts were normal. My PCP said, if I was his wife he would not let me receive a transfusion. ... (8 replies)
... Welcome to the club! ... (3 replies)
Iron Injections
Oct 6, 2008
... I was like you and was not able to tolerate iron such as Ferris Sulfate. ... (3 replies)
... Sorry to have not posted any thing for a so long. we had a scary ordeal this week. ... (11 replies)
... No, not preg. my sister had GB SX and my cousin, they insist that I take these. My Hematologist said to get on a good vitamin with my iron supplements. ... (44 replies)
... Okay, I have been thinking and rereading your posts. I am not a doctor, as you know, but I will share the few things that come to my mind when reading your post. It has taken you 5 months to get to borderline anemia. ... (8 replies)
... I just wanted to say that 8.6 is low and a difficult place to come from because it takes sooooo very long to build. I had heavy periods for 3 days per month. I had an ablation in June and it was uphill from there. ... (5 replies)
... is low for the Ferritin. Mine was 3 last March and now I have 0 iron stores and have to go every week until at least the end of October for IV iron to build it back up. It's so frustrating when your Primary Care doctor doesn't seem worried about this. ... (6 replies)
... you should be evaluated by your doctor to be safe, as you are doing. I am glad to hear you are seeing a Cardiologist, I am a firm believer in that. The risk factors increase as the amount of Hgb concentration decreases. That is the risk. ... (6 replies)
... Yes, he believes that a hysterectomy will give my body the ability to retain blood and bring up my iron level. However, I have a bleeding disorder that doctors have never been able to find a cause for. ... (6 replies)

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