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Iron infusion treatment for anemia

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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aasim Sehbai
Hematology and Oncology 24 years experience
Iron: After iron infusion takes 3-4 weeks usually.
A female asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
Pediatrics 45 years experience
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
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
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 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Iron supplement: as per your doctor's recommendation, iron infusions aren't indicated in your condition
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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
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 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hardin
Wound care 36 years experience
Yes....if: If you have iron deficiency anemia it should be effective if you have B12 deficiency anemia(pernicious anemia) it wont be.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
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 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Could be: It could also be an intercurrent viral infection. One reading that is still in or near the normal range is not a cause for concern. You may wish to ta... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
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

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