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... Flflowergirl, I appreciate all the suggestions you offer. Sometimes I don't have all the answers and don't know what to do because I'm so confused. ... (7 replies)
... He told me that this happened gradually and that it was not going to drop back to a 5 blood count in the next couple weeks. ... (2 replies)
... I am unable to take many different kinds of vitamins because they bother my stomach and Ferris Sulfate sent me to the ER. It gave me enteritis for 3 months and caused me a lot of grief. They do make irons for people like us that are extra sensitive to supplements. ... (7 replies)

... So far it's been the worst thing that I've ever had to endure. I'm unable to work due to my symptoms, but they are going away as my ferritin MUST be going up and my last Hgb was 13.6 on Oct. 1st. As of Aug. 28th my Ferritin was a 20. ... (5 replies)
... call looking at the calendar the 1st day I felt better and it was exactly 1 month after the infusion. My numbers were much lower than yours so hopefully it won't take as long for you! I am unable to take any iron by mouth without a complete GI catastrophy! I hope you are feeling better soon! ... (10 replies)
... This is a common cause for females. I had heavy periods and had a transvaginal US and they missed 7 polyps. I decided to have an endometrial ablation and this is when they found the 7 polyps, so it can and was missed. ... (8 replies)
... From what I read the most assimiable form of iron is hydrolyzed protein chelate, which is organic iron that has been processed for fast assimilation. ... (5 replies)
... the point now where I'm so weak i can barely function. I am lightheaded, dizzy, have major brain fog, i see spots whenever i bend down and stand up again..i had to stop walking my dog because i feel like im going to pass out just walking a half a block. I'm 44 years old and i feel like im dying a slow death. ... (1 replies)
... I am hoping someone can give me referrals to a doctor who understands how to test for why my body is unable to produce ferritin. ... (0 replies)
... Also, I am on Birth Control Pills, so my period isn't heavy at all, though it's regular now at every 28days. How bad is my anemia, and can you tell if it is due to iron deficiency, or B12? ... (4 replies)
... so it would seem, atleast in my case, that the acid reflux meds didn't block the storage of excess iron caused by the HFE genes. ... (2 replies)
... Try not to worry right now, wait until you have your scopes, blood test and possible up the iron supplements. You still have time to play with. ... (8 replies)
... At the beginning iron pills may make you feel worse, or more sluggish. It takes 120 days for your body to utilize existing red blood cells and for them to break down and be recycled by the spleen, Thymus and liver. The bone marrow is kicking out new stem cells that will make new blood cells. ... (4 replies)
... I was unable to tolerate ferris sulfate and had to go off iron supplements for a while. Next, my GI doc prescribed a wonderful iron for me. It is a Polysaccharide Iron Complex. ... (1 replies)
... I wouldn't count on it as being correct. That happened to me but they told me my number was much lower and sent me straight from the GYN to the Hematologist for a STAT blood and it was normal for me at the time. But, they scared the crap out of me at the time. ... (2 replies)
... I had 7 polyps in my uterus that didn't show up on the transvaginal ultrasound. The GYN thinks this was the cause of my heavy bleeding. I had an ablation to correct the problem. ... (8 replies)
... they decided to see if I could raise it on my own because it is healthier that way if you can. I also was unable to take the iron supplements they just made me to sick. It took me almost a year to get all my counts back up to normal. That was 7 yrs ago. ... (1 replies)
... As far as supplements I was recommended Ferrochel or Ferrofood. Just keep in mind That oral iron is very hard on the stomach. Start out slow, then increase as you are able. ... (3 replies)
... I don't know how you can get more help where you live, I don't know that system. I thought that you were going to get iron injections. Right now, I can tell you that you want to be on iron supplements 3X daily at 65 mgs of elemental iron each dose. ... (5 replies)
... B is correct in saying that you won't bring your levels up with a multivitamin with iron alone. You might want to ask your doctor for a script iron if you are unable to tolerate OTC iron supplements. They are a higher dose iron, and GI friendly, which is what is necessary when having problems. ... (4 replies)


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