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iron infusion treatment for anemia

A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aasim Sehbai
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Iron: After iron infusion takes 3-4 weeks usually.
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A female asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
44 years experience Pediatrics
In a few weeks: "When you should start to feel better depends on your particular situation. Normally, it may take from a week to a month after you start your iron sup ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
First things first: You must ask first why you are iron deficient. Heavy periods? Pregnancies? Could you be pregnant now? Non-supplementing vegetarian? Bleeding stomach u ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Iron supplement: as per your doctor's recommendation, iron infusions aren't indicated in your condition
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Cause: You might. The question remains as to what us the cause for your iron deficient anemia and work up should help clarify that. You will be likely to be ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hardin
35 years experience Wound care
Yes....if: If you have iron deficiency anemia it should be effective if you have B12 deficiency anemia(pernicious anemia) it wont be.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Probably: Iron is being utilized in the manufacture of hemoglobin and redistribution of iron in the body may explain the fall. Your ferritin is still in the nor ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Menstrual flow: If you have prolonged or excessive menstrual flow, you may discuss with your OB re. BCP to reduce the frequency of your menses. Iron in vegetable, no ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Cooper
47 years experience Pediatrics
Not yet: Your doctor should review the iron studies before venofer given--also review of blood film under microscope and hemoglobin electrophoresis; involve an ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends: What is hemoglobin level? Do you have continuing bleeding disorder? It usually takes a couple of week for the effects of iron replacement to be appare ... Read More
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