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Stopping Depo Provera-risks/side effects?-What can I expect?

Posted 9 Aug 2017 by carmar10 1 answer

I have been battling iron deficiency anemia since 2013(I am currently 49) and need iron infusions every 3-6 months. In quest to find an answer it was also determined I had possible adenomyosis and small fibroids. OB/GYN put me on Depo shot to stop bleeding to see if that contributed to my anemia ...

Can I take dietary supplement of iron instead of the drug my doctor prescribed for iron deficiency?

Posted 9 Jun 2017 by Jamie0012 1 answer

The drug my doctor prescribed contains "iron iii hydroxide poly-maltose complex and folic acid -"100 mg elementary iron" but I heard it might cause constipation which I have been suffering. I was wondering if I can use dietary supplement instead. I know a brand that have iron ...

Has anyone else learned about an iron deficiency also causing RLS? I just read that on this site?

Posted 14 Nov 2016 by mangoman232 1 answer

I didn't mean to put a question mark after the word "site". I'm not used to typing on this stupid laptop yet. sorry. Arrrgh! my P.A. prescribed Pramipexole (where do they come up with these names?), and I was quite surprised, then pleased when that same night the RLS was a thing ...

Rheumatoid Arthritis - Are there any studies showing whether iron deficiency a factor in the?

Posted 12 Sep 2016 by Ladybug1213 0 answers

... development of RA? When I was pregnant with my first child, I was anemic. But later found out that I was anemic as a child.

Tingling in body and right pains in arms?

Posted 22 Jul 2016 by Hollyg94 2 answers

I am a 22 year old female. A few weeks ago I went to Spain and had air conditioning on high and in the night I got a very tight pain in my arms. It went over 24 hours however I came back and in my new job I had the same pain from air con but in light arm, it is a tight pain like blood pressure is ...

Anemia Associated with Iron Deficiency - Recently diagnosed with IDA. Scopes scheduled in one week?

Posted 5 Jul 2016 by tired texas 6567 0 answers

... On Ferrex 28. How long before I start feeling better? I've apparently been anemic for over a year

Iron Deficiency Anemia - Does Lansoprazole interfere with iron tablets?

Posted 30 Jun 2013 by Jemimartoo 1 answer

If Lansoprazole interefers with iron absorption then I'm wasting my time but these two medications have been prescribed by my Dr so I am confused

What is causing these chest pains?

Posted 21 Sep 2015 by lylac 1 answer

let me start with a lil history. i had an issue with iron deficiency once i started my period. this resulted in weird cravings and particularly, a craving of eating soft rocks and anthill soil. so much that my chest started feeling funny.i would eat a bunch of rocks and go get more and more and i ...

Iron Deficiency Anemia - I am Pescitarian and eat/drink a very iron rich diet incl curly kale, beans

Posted 2 Feb 2015 by Westlow 1 answer

... and lentils, water cress etc. I have been told I have iron def anaemia. Can it just be the lack of meat or what?

Blood results?

Posted 31 Mar 2015 by killoran1 1 answer

i just got my blood results back and I'm a bit concerned. My anion gap is 0. I'm wondering what some cause are and if vomiting could be one of them? Also symptoms? My hemoglobin and RBC have been continually going down and my hemoglobin is now 116 g/L and my RBC is 3.77 x E12/L My ...

Iron Deficiency Anemia - what is the difference between ferrous fumarate210mg and basic iron ones?

Posted 17 Oct 2013 by busybee13 2 answers

All supermarkets sell Iron tablets 14mg for so cheap and what is the difference in a prescribed ones witch does cost a lot more..

Iron Deficiency Anemia - My daughter age 32 has had extreme fatigue and feeling ill for four years,?

Posted 25 Jun 2014 by brownyrocks 1 answer

... her ferritin level has always been low, she has been given Ferrous Fumerate 210mg twice a day by her Doctor which have brought the level up from 5 to 9 then 12 then 15. She does not feel any better so I insisted she had a full iron panel and the results have just come back Serum Iron level 10 ...

Can this drug affect iron deficiency anemia?

Posted 28 Jun 2014 by Rige91 1 answer

have taken Plavix and Clopidogrel for 6 years following DES Stent DES placement

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