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... wn to 4! I guess my hemoglobin levels are normal. My Dr. wants me to get several blood transfusions, but I'm so nervous about it! I was wondering if for those of you that have experienced it, what exactly was your experience and did it help? ... (2 replies)
... I think the best thing for her to do is get some labs done to have her iron serum, ferritin, iron saturation and maybe even b12 checked. Assuming that she is anemic and it is caused by her vegan lifestyle there are some things she can do. ... (3 replies)
... I got wicked constipation from the iron supplements last fall. Tried several types. Ended up talking to GI doc and opting for a couple iron transfusions. ... (4 replies)

... if it really has happened all of a sudden vs a long building thing she just found out about. ... (2 replies)
... was ill with anemia 8.5 hgb and 2 ferritin for a year and was unable to even go out to a store and that was bad enough. I hope that you are able to resolve some of these issues soon. ... (11 replies)
... What IV iron preparation did they give you? ... (5 replies)
... Sorry Matt. IDA is Iron Deficiency Anemia. There are many types of anemia and she needs to get a diagnosis on what type she has. ... (5 replies)
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What is safer?
Jun 17, 2005
... I would definitely discuss the pros and cons with your doctor first. The blood is more of a quick fix whereas with the iron you still have to make your own. My mom and a close friend both had blood transfusions recently and felt better immediately. ... (4 replies)
... Three years ago, I had a series of surgeries for Ulcerative Colitis which removed my colon and formed a pouch out of the end of my small intestine. I was doing very well until I learned of this anemia. I had severe anemia when I had U.C. ... (22 replies)

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