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I'm taking geritol and I'm bleeding. What is this?

I'm taking geritol and I'm bleeding. What is this?

From where?: From where are you bleeding? Nose? Gums? Rectum? Penis or vagina (you didn't state gender)? Geritol is a brand of vitamins (http://www.geritol.com/) marketed towards elderly when I was growing up. Regardless, vitamins shouldn't make you bleed. So you need to go see your family doctor for an evaluation. If you feel lightheaded, faint, dizzy, as if you might pass out, call 911 & unlock front door ...Read more

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I'm taking geritol and I'm bleeding. Should I be concerned?

I'm taking geritol and I'm bleeding. Should I be concerned?

Where from? How much: Geritol is moot when it comes to bleeding. Seek help if you feel weak, woozy, dizzy, lightheaded etc which suggests anemia from blood loss. You didn't indicate your gender or where from you are bleeding, nor how much (difficult to quantify). Menstrual bleeding is expected monthly. Blood in urine or stool should be evaluated. Nose bleeds are common. Sorry but we need more info. ...Read more

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Can I take geritol to become pregnant?

Can I take geritol to become pregnant?

If over 70: Geritol is an irion supplement tonic.It will do nothing to help you get pregnant, except maybe make you a little more "peppy" as the ads say. ...Read more

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Will liquid Geritol help to conceive quicker?

Will liquid Geritol help to conceive quicker?

No: Geritol is not known to help you conceive. If you are trying to conceive, its best to be on pre-natal vitamins rather than Geritol. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Can taking geritol liquid stop you from getting a period ?

Can taking geritol liquid stop you from getting a period ?

Not likely: I've not heard of anyone taking geritol liquid to stop a period. I'm assuming you are talking about the vitamin supplement, that is advertised for seniors. If you are sexually active consider checking a pregnancy test if you missed your period. ...Read more

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I was told that there is a baby in every bottle of geritol. So will geritol aide in getting pregnant?

I was told that there is a baby in every bottle of geritol. So will geritol aide in getting pregnant?

Health Beliefs/Myth: Hi while geritol is a vitamin and, i believe, an iron supplement, it is not a known to assist in getting pregnant. I would want to know who advised you to use geritol and a slew of other questions about your health, your history with pregnancy and your menstrual history. I would also ask a detailed sexual history and std history to rule out any potential difficulties to getting pregnant. ...Read more

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I started spotting 4 days before my expected cycle ending the day after my cycle i've been taking geritol complete pills what could this be?

I started spotting 4 days before my expected cycle ending the day after my cycle i've been taking geritol complete pills what could this be?

Happens frequently: It is not unusual for a woman to have some irregularities in her menstrual cycle. This can occur randomly and if certain things are going on. Increased stress & certain medications can cause irregular spotting. Your age would be important to know because as we get older that also can cause irregular cycle. Causes such as fibroids, uterine overgrowth and hyperplasia are common causes to eval. ...Read more

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My cycle was 1 day late n August now it's 2-3 days late thismonth September do I need totake a hpt I've been taking geritol complete pills ?

My cycle was 1 day late n August now it's 2-3 days late  thismonth September do I need totake a hpt I've  been taking  geritol complete pills ?

Wait 3-4 days: You may wish to wait 3-4 days to do the test. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. Geritol would not affect the test result or the risk of pregnancy. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. ...Read more

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What are the uses of geritol?

What are the uses of geritol?

Geritol: Geritol complete has essential vitamins & minerals, especially vitamins a, c & e , mainly as antioxidant. The geritol tonic has iron & essential b vitamins. ...Read more

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Could geritol cause sleeplessness?

Could geritol cause sleeplessness?

Geritol: It contains iron, which improves tiredness when there is iron-deficiency anemia. ...Read more