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    Old 07-05-2006, 09:45 PM   #1
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    Just Diagnosed with Anemia

    I was just diagnosed with Anemia. I have been to the emergency room twice. The first time I went, my rbc was a 7. I had two blood transfusions. I had to go back to the emergency room because I felt like I could not breathe. I was given prescriptions. I just started taking Iron and am on iron pill #9. I was diagnosed with Iron Deficiency Anemia. I thought that since I am now taking iron pills I was going to see a big difference. I have stopped being cold. But, I still feel weak. How long does it take for me to start feeling the effects of the iron. How long will I still feel weak?

     
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    Old 07-06-2006, 08:24 PM   #2
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    Re: Just Diagnosed with Anemia

    i've been anemic for a couple years now.
    Take iron pills, everyday, just as they're directed, and you'll see a difference in a week or so.

    Atleast i did.

     
    Old 07-07-2006, 08:53 PM   #3
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    Thanks for the assurance. So I guess being Anemic is something that will be with me for a while.

     
    Old 07-09-2006, 05:59 AM   #4
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    Re: Just Diagnosed with Anemia

    I'm in low iron since 1999 but no one told me. Just find out this year!

     
    Old 07-09-2006, 04:27 PM   #5
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    Re: Just Diagnosed with Anemia

    Hi! i have just been diagnose with anaemia too although my rbc was a 3! i am only 13 years old too which makes it even harder as i am realy tired all of the time and would like to do sport like my other friends. however i never had to have a blood transfusion which has puzzled me as my rbc was lower then yours. I was diagnosed about 2 weeks ago now and the results came back that i had iron defficiency anaemia. They gave me iron tablets which i am still taking and also put me on the pill.Like you the tablets dont seem to be working much.! tk care
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