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How long after getting vit b shot will I start to feel better?

How long after getting vit b shot will I start to feel better?

Depends: If you had vitamin B12 deficiency, an injection provides relief within a day or so. For other vitamins, you should not need a shot unless you have malabsorption and the effects may take days. ...Read more

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35 weeks pregnant and my iron level is 103. Is that quite low?? I am now starting iron supplements. How long before i start to feel better? Thanks

35 weeks pregnant and my iron level is 103. Is that quite low?? I am now starting iron supplements. How long before i start to feel better? Thanks

Not low: Your iron level is not low. However, it would be prudent to take supplemental iron to make sure that you have adequate reserves. Your not feeling better may be due to some other cause and it may be pregnancy itself. See this site for more info: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003488.htm ...Read more

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How long til I feel better from iron infusion? I'm on 2 of 5 (200mg venafer each, total 1000mg) I am iron deficient ferritin 10, sat 9, but no other l

How long til I feel better from iron infusion? I'm on 2 of 5 (200mg venafer each, total 1000mg) I am iron deficient ferritin 10, sat 9, but no other l

A few days: You should feel better when your iron stores increase which is typically a few days. Good Luck. A reflection of your hemoglobin going up will take 2-3 days as well. ...Read more

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If I have a hemoglobin of 11.2 and my doctor told me to start taking iron pills, how long will it take for me to feel better?

If I have a hemoglobin of 11.2 and my doctor told me to start taking iron pills, how long will it take for me to feel better?

Anemia: At a hemoglobin of 11.2 you probably don't have any symptoms related to anemia. Once you begin iron and assuming your anemia is due to iron deficiency you would expect your hemoglobin level to rise in a few months. ...Read more

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My iron is 22 b12 is 100 vitd 27 feeling very weak dizziness fatigue taking supplement orally how long will it take to feel better ?

My iron is 22 b12 is 100 vitd 27 feeling very weak dizziness fatigue  taking supplement orally how long will it take to feel better ?

Depends: You should have his doctor evaluate why his B12 level is so low. Is he a strict vegetarian? Or he may have a condition called pernicious anemia in which he is unable to make B12. He may feel better with getting B12 injections for a while. 5000iu of vitamin D everyday should help improve his vitamin D levels. Eating more fish can also help improve his vitamin D and B12 levels. Monitor levels. ...Read more

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I had a iron infusion on Monday I feel so exhausted and weak is this normal and when will I start to feel better?

I had a iron infusion on Monday I feel so exhausted and weak is this normal and when will I start to feel better?

Hemoglobin: What is your hemoglobin level? Your weakness may be due to anemia. It will take a few days to weeks for the body to make enough new red blood cells to correct the anemia and relieve the symptoms. Keep doing physical activity as tolerated. ...Read more

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Is it possible that I feel better after only one day of taking an iron supplement?

Is it possible that I feel better after only one day of taking an iron supplement?

Maybe: A one-day turnaround seems pretty quick. But it also feels good to know what your diagnosis is (anemia), and to be working towards feeling better by taking iron if that's what you need. Lot of improvement can come from positive expectation also -- work with it! and work with your doctors too. Good luck. ...Read more

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Didn't take levothyroxine 50mcg today because i don't have anymore pills but i've noticed that i feel better than when i took them but iron is now low?

Didn't take levothyroxine 50mcg today because i don't have anymore pills but i've noticed that i feel better than when i took them but iron is now low?

No relation: Missing one day of levothyroxine 50 mcg doesn't make much difference. Your low iron has no relation of missing a dose. This is an incidental finding which needs to be investigated by your doctor. ...Read more

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Had allergic reaction to an iron infusion. Tried iton tablets and body just won't absorb them. What is the next step to help me feel better?

Had allergic reaction to an iron infusion. Tried iton tablets and body just won't absorb them. What is the next step to help me feel better?

Tough issue: Have you tried iron with vitamin C? Another potential solution is to use eat food with acidic property cooked in a cast iron pan. ...Read more