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    Old 09-03-2017, 07:54 PM   #1
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    Still no reason for anemia

    Hi . I was diagnosed with anemia last year. I was told because of the low numbers, I would have to go through several tests to determine the cause of the anemia. My doctor says sometimes people with anemia have colon cancer or throat cancer. I had a colonoscopy, endoscopy and pill camera endoscopy but none of the tests showed any abnormal bleeding. It is not related to my cycle. I don't want to take iron forever. How else can I find and fix the problem??

     
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    Old 11-10-2017, 04:53 PM   #2
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    Re: Still no reason for anemia

    Hi, Tired,

    I have a similar situation. My dr. told me I probably just don't absorb iron well. Am taking Floradix with vitamin C and eating iron (!!!) more than once a week. Just read on here about success using lysine with vit. C and iron and I'm going to try that too. So tired of being tired.

     
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    Old 11-24-2017, 04:59 PM   #3
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    Re: Still no reason for anemia

    If you're anemic it is either from losing blood or not making it sufficiently. There are specific blood tests that can determine if your body is not making blood. You could also see a hemetologist, a blood specialist.

    I also take the liquid Floridex that the previous poster mentioned. It is a good product, especially absorbable because it is in liquid form.

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    Old 11-24-2017, 07:32 PM   #4
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    Re: Still no reason for anemia

    Hi Tess. I have seen a hematologist already. She recommended I have those tests. Since they showed no abnormalities, the doctor doesnt know what the issue is. She prescribed iron but I am afraid to take it. Even one a day with iron vitamins make me nauseous. Are there any otc iron pills that would be gentle on the stomach?

     
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    Old 11-25-2017, 05:40 AM   #5
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    Yes, the liquid Floridex that has been mentioned is very gentle on the tummy.

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    Old 01-03-2018, 09:02 AM   #6
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    Re: Still no reason for anemia

    There's also the CRP (C-reactive protein) test which reveals inflammation issues.

     
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