Category Archives: Anemia

Iron Infusion

Had my 4th and last (for now) iron infusion Friday. Nurse practitioner said numbers are up but I’m still considered anemic but they don’t want to give me another infusion. I’m having labs and a follow up in March. I’m … Continue reading

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Iron Infusion

I had my 1st iron infusion last Friday. They are no joke! Infusion took 2 hours. After 20 min the arm with the IV in started hurting all the way up to my shoulder. The nurse said that sometimes the … Continue reading

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Hematologist Appointment

Due to celiac disease I’m severely anemic. Finally had an appointment with a hematologist. She was super nice and I actually got more info on my celiac from her than any of my other doctors. Starting next week Friday I … Continue reading

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Hospital stay

My sweet sister-in-law brought me these beautiful flowers to cheer me up 😊 I’ve spent Tuesday and Wednesday in hospital with severe chest pain. I’ve had lots of tests done. My heart is fine! I’ve also had an endoscopy done … Continue reading

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Anemia

Found out 2 weeks ago that I have Iron Deficiency Anemia. I believe my doctor said the normal level for woman is 12.0 to 15.5 g/dL. I’m at 10.2 g/dL. I hate taking iron pills, they always make me sick … Continue reading

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