I Am Anemic and Don't Know Why

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    Me, Too

    This has been a difficult year for me.  I have just not felt myself - I used to only sleep 5 hours a night at most.  Now I could easily sleep 12 hours/night.  Also my tongue started burning.  My old doctor acted like it was nothing.  I started getting...
    weareonespirit weareonespirit
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Jan 24, 2009

    I Don't Know Why!

    I went to the doctors today, he says I am anemic. He also said I have next to no iron, in two months my iron level has gone from fine to nothing. I am so confused. Now I have to have weekly iron shots and monthly blood tests, I guess it could be worse. I just wish I knew why.
    bufy1981 bufy1981
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Jan 23, 2009

    I'm Anemic And No Cause Found

    I have chonic anemia and none of my docters can find out why. I have had countly blood transfusions, even IV iron, none of which helps for more than 6 months. I cant take iron pills or liquid they make me sick. I have had a histoectomy and countless test to see if I'm losing...
    crazygirl1977 crazygirl1977
    Mar 21, 2012

    All Tests Came Back Fine

    They could find no real reason for the anemia, so it is probably just an absorption issue.  I am waiting for the results of the last test to get to my GP to make an appointment.  Until then, I am trying out a chewable Iron tablet with vitamin C.  It actually tastes...
    weareonespirit weareonespirit
    51-55, F
    4 Responses Feb 16, 2009
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