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Iv Iron Sucrose
Are venofer and ferritin ivs the same chemically? I seem to have different results from these iron infusions, with better results from the slow drip.
Very low iron even w/ Venofer. HGB and HCT normal. MCV is normal but RDW is 19.2%. Folate, B12, etc = normal. Could this be myelodysplastic syndrome?
Low iron: Is it definitely iron deficiency?What is the level of iron , TIBC and ferritin level. How about the WBC and platelet. What is the retic count.? It is difficult to diagnose MDS without a bone marrow picture which can also evaluate the bone marrow iron and special tests for MDS. Discuss with your PCP. She can refer you to a hematologist. I hope this will help you . Take care ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the thought on iron deficiency. Fifteen yr old has had two rounds of venofer and ferritin peaked at 77. Has dropped again and is now 24. She has slowed recently on growth she is very athletic. She doesn't se to have heavy periods. Was not able to
See doc: Iron deficiency is from lack of intake, excess loss (e.g. Bleeding from urinary, gyn, GI sources), and poor absorption, e.g. Celiac sprue (true autoimmune inflammatory reaction to proteins in wheat, rye, barley, spelt, some other grains), inflammatory bowel disease, such as crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis, or some occult source of blood loss. ...Read more
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