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... Welcome to the board! ... (8 replies)
... E's from the iron ferris sulfate and ended up with enteritis for 3 months, lost 15 pounds and ended up in the ER over it. ... (8 replies)
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... C increases iron absorption. ... (9 replies)
... I was just wondering why we are not given IV iron immediately to get our ferritin and iron numbers up instead of taking iron supplements that may or may not work? ... (1 replies)
Good News!!!!!
Nov 7, 2007
... Hello all. I just got back from my appointment with the Hematologist. Last week when I was there he tested me for Pernicious Anemia. ... (5 replies)
... I say do the best that you can. You can't always comply and thats okay too. You will still absorb some. ... (1 replies)
... were prescribed by my hematologist and I picked them up at the pharmacy counter not OTC so they both came with the normal instruction sheet that you get with a prescription medicine. ... (7 replies)
... I agree, doctors are funny!! but nobody is laughing. A girl at my work began suffering a variety of weird symptoms and one of them was IBS. She ended up linking it to coffee. ... (18 replies)
... 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)
... for lab values. But I am female. I think I remember reading that it goes to 300 for some labs. My husband has HH and I think this is where they wanted to get his Ferritin down to 300. Don't know if it was the lab or the doctor. He doesn't collect labs as I do so I can't tell you exactly. ... (4 replies)
... Well after my specialist appointment yesterday i have been left a bit deflated as my iron hasn't risen since my last blood test in march of this year. To compound matters, my thyroid test has revealed that things aren't fantastic in that department and all due to the low ferritin. ... (6 replies)
... I have been taking Synthroid for about 13 years and I've always been fine. About 2 years ago, I started to have a chronic "rash" type of thing on my chest and back. It was almost like eczema in that I had rough patches. ... (8 replies)
Iron absorption
Mar 10, 2014
... Hi! Sorry to hear you have been having trouble. My ferritin is almost the same, so I did a bunch of reading to try and figure out what I could do to bring it up as quickly as possible. ... (2 replies)
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Is there a limit?
Oct 17, 2007
... Some people can eat all the right foods, including iron rich foods and still be low in iron. It really all depends on what is causing the iron defficiency in the first place. ... (3 replies)
... When taking supplements some will cause malabsorption of the others. A couple of things to note. Calcium inhibits iron absorption so you need to space them about 3 hrs apart, very important. ... (4 replies)
... Gosh, where will this board take me next? ... (5 replies)
... yes, zinc, copper and calcium all intefere with iron absorbtion. My dr has me taking my zinc at bedtime. ... (13 replies)
... I Claire, i notice you are in NSW too. I'm also worried about summer in a few months time as that is when most of my shedding occurs. Is your shedding all over or just in one area? ... (29 replies)




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