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what is causing me to have iron deficiant anemia?

A: I''m over 3 years out and my iron levels are about 1 point higher then whatis considered the "norm". I''m tired a lot but I take my vitaminsand iron pills daily. I''ve been diagnosed as anemic a couple of times andthen my blood levels will rise again to get me just above the"norm". I''ve not been told that I''m doing anything wrong. Ithink it''s just the way our body processes food now. just vitamins? Most surgeons recommend an addtional iron regardless ofwhat


iron Deficiency Anemia - Does iron deficiency cause leg twitchs? Like as in restless leg syndrome?

A: 13 Jul 2011 There are a lot of studies that have found corelation between iron deficiency anemia and RLS. Many people with RLS are found to be iron deficient and that taking iron helps reduce the RLS symptoms. Whether or not yours was RLS or iron deficiency it is hard to say and maybe both. Some have found also that taking Magnesium helps. It is also good to avoid alcohol, caffeine and nicotine which can all aggravate symptoms of RLS. So


Does my iron deficient anemia have an underlying cause?

A: Hello Michaela, Sorry it has taken me so long to reply, I have been quite sick for the past three days.  Hmmmm...Do you have any lab data from all of this.  have they tested your blood for iron/ferritin/%saturation etc. to come up with the iron deficiency diagnosis?  Or did they assume that there was a deficiency based on a decreased MCV and hemoglobin/hematocrit.  There are many reasons for a platelet count to be elevated,...


what causes me to bruise so easily?

A: It''s best that you consult a doctor about your condition. Take care. probably,just being female.females have thinner epidermis than men,some very thin indeed.high estrogen levels encourage bruising,if u think u bruise now,wait till ur pregnant !nothing to worry about.many women have this ,it worsens in old age,when thin skin gets even thinner and drier.its a cosmetic problem in most cases.anemia,also common to women,can encourage bru


I was recently diagnosed with iron deficiency anemia and hypothyroidism. I just started taking iron?

A: 9 Aug 2011 Hello, If you can not breath and your chest gets painful and tight Call 911 or have someone drive you to the Hospital, this could be more serious than you think, do not take chances, better safe than sorry.- All the best and keep us posted.- Votes:+2CommentVote upReport redsoxliz1980 15 Aug 2011I went to the doctor and my heart is fine. She thinks the pain is either stress related or gastroentestinal. (I have been diagnosed with gastritis before). She said to s


iron deficiency anemia

A: Hello, Normal values for MCV 83-97 fL MCHC 32-36 g/dL iron: 60-170 mcg/dl TIBC total iron-binding capacity: 240-450 mcg/dl Transferrin saturation: 20-50% Male serum ferritin: 12-300 ng/ml Anemia is defined as hemoglobin level For men less than 12 g/dL. RDW is an index of the variation in red cells size (anisocytosis) which is usually high in iron deficiency anemia. High level of TIBC, low serum ferritin, low serum iron are indicators for iron...


I was recently diagnosed with iron deficiency anemia...im not understanding why my iron is low if i?

A: 14 Nov 2011 Are you on any other medicines? Do you take other things with the iron fortified food that would interfere with iron absorption? Do you drink a lot of tea or coffee with your meals? Votes:+0CommentVote upReport likkawan622 14 Nov 2011No to all three... I was recently in the hospital with a severe kidney infection and that''s when they discovered my iron was really low and said I was so close to needing a blood transfusion. But then a week after I was released from the hospital I had more blood work done and my hemoglobin came up...


possible milk consumption iron-deficiency anemia

A: It would be unusual for iron deficiency anemia to cause these problems. Most likely he has contracted a viral stomach illness. Children his age typically will have around 10-12 viral infections per year (mostly in the winter season). This means that they basically go from one infection to the next. Large amounts of milk consumption can cause iron deficiency which leads to anemia. Unfortunately, the screening used at most WIC centers only tests for hemoglobin levels. This method


iron Deficiency Anemia

A: Hi Barb, I just saw your post. I''m not sure what to do about the anemia, because you are right about the iron. We are seeing a Hepatologist tomorrow. I will ask what he would do for the iron deficiency, as Mark is also anemic. Mal-nourished big time. HUGS!! Teresa Hi Barbara, I am sorry I can not help you out with this. But I can pray, which I will continue to do. Love & Hugs to you BOTH! Donajean         Hi Teresa, I''ll...


Anemia what is it?

A: i have anemia. i have it because i had a c section with my 3rd baby 12 wks ago. i lost alot of blood in the op and as a result am now anemic. i have to take iron tablets for 3 months to get my blood levels rights again. i feel very tired and weak and my skin is quite pale at the min. It is caused by not having enough iron in the blood and the person who has can faint and be really tired all the time. I know because I was in P.E once and a girl from my class, her lips turned blue and she went all pale and fainted. Hope that helps, its not that...

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