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... Oncologist, usually when you are not able to absorb iron supplements. Some docs give it for low Hgb and low ferritin. ... (1 replies)
... Hi, I am 53 yrs old and I had to have part of my stomach removed in 1995,1996, and 1997 because of bleeding ulcers..I had no idea I had anemia.. ... (9 replies)
... L's hemoglobin dropped to 74 she had to get a blood transfusion. Did they suggest anything of the sort to you? ... (2 replies)

... I also have a chronic iron deficiency, but because I have very sensitive teeth, I only crave shaved ice such as what you would get in a slushy or Italian Ice treat. ... (23 replies)
... sing it, they presumed I was bleeding from the inside some where, they did , gastrophy, colonoscopy, liver biopsy, bone marrow biopsy, found nothing. I then had an iron transfusion. Over time the levels come backup. There is no way they would of given me blood before find ing what was causing problem.. ... (1 replies)
... I found out I was anemic in January when I went for a workup at the GI doc's for unexplained changes in bowel habits.....tons of diarrhea and tons of frequency. ... (7 replies)
... and the doctor came back to the exam room after testing and told me he was admitting me to the hospital, he was calling an ambulance to take me from his office to the hospital...I asked what the problem was and he asked if I had been tired lately. ... (0 replies)
... It seems that you are mentioning both blood transfusion and iron infusion and the first thing to know is that your hemoglobin count should be playing a large factor in determining either of those courses of action. ... (2 replies)
... I'm going to have to check into that. I'm waiting to hear my "numbers" in September. Hopefully they've gone up. I know my ferritin has been as low as 3, but my iron is usually between a 9, 10 or 11. ... (74 replies)
... I have a bad heart When iron is lower than 11 they give me iron infusions because below 10 my heart goes crazy and I have to have life saving blood transfusion. ... (0 replies)
... I had horribly low iron and ferritin levels after getting pregnant 8 years ago. When I was pregnant I had an iron level of 7 and they thought they were going to have to do a blood transfusion. Ever since my two pregnancies I have had low iron. Now my low iron is due heavy periods, differenent than your problem. ... (74 replies)
... I had a very low red blood cell count for a long time. I was on iron always, finally I was on 3 iron pills a day. My doctor said, your iron is fine but your Hemoglobin is not going up its slowly going down. After lots of tests with a specialist, I have Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia. ... (1 replies)
... the last time I was in the hospital they wanted to give me a blood transfusion, I said I didn't know them and wanted to find a doctor of my choice. ... (1 replies)
... varying throughout the yrs...then this summer i saw a new neurologist..when i mentioned to him my levels of ferritin were low he perked right up...he ordered another one and it came back at 13... ... (5 replies)
... Ever since I was a baby, my hemoglobin has been slightly low. My mom was told to increase my iron rich foods. However, out of all 8 of her children, I was the only one with this issue. ... (6 replies)
Iron Ache over
Feb 2, 2013
... I am new here and decided to join to share my IV iron experience yesterday. ... (0 replies)
... I feel like an idiot for asking this question, but I've been living with the unsettling feeling for several months that something is majorly wrong. ... (1 replies)
... instead of Iron Infusion regarding IV iron so I wasn't sure. Your blood count of 6 which I think you mean Hgb is extremely low and my doctor said that he would blood transfuse me under 7.0. ... (21 replies)
... already know the cause of your anemia, which is a very good thing. Now that they know why you're anemic they can start raising your levels and getting you back to feeling healthy! ... (7 replies)
... worker took me to the ER. When I walked in the triage nurse said, you look pale, have them check your blood. ... (4 replies)




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