I Am Anemic and Don't Know Why

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    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

    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

    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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