Is water fasting helpful in iron deficiency anemia ?
Hello, I am currently 16 years old with mild Iron deficiency anemia . I have heard wonders about water fasting, which includes the claim that it will also help to cure my condition. Is this true? Or will my anemia actually get worse if I choose to water fast?
I am told I have iron deficiency anemia yet my CBC is normal and my iron levels and sat are wnl. I have extreme fatigue. Thoughts? I eat meat, etc. I am on celebrex. No tarry stools. Very remote hx gi bleed ulcer after asa. Should I stop all nsaids including celebrex? My pcp is having me take supplemental iron which I don t understand if my iron levels and binging are wnl. Help!
Hi, I am a 40 yr old woman, am getting fever almost everyday for the past 5 weeks or so. Got blood test and found iron deficiency. Doctor has put me on iron and B12 injections. I already have two doses. But still fever persists. its not high, just 37.2-37.4. in past 5 weeks only 344 times, it went upto 37.8. I feel very weak in enrgy and legs. don t feel like doing any house work . joined a new job 5 weeks before only and since then its like this. Can t take time off as new job. please help me.Thanks
I have iron deficiency anemia. I was at 7.5 hemoglobin two weeks ago. After taking ferrous sulphate for two weeks I m at 8.5. I am still extremely fatigued, have headaches, no appetite, sleep 18 hours a day, I feel dizzy and almost passed out. I have a desk job but it is very stressful. Should I take more time off until my hemoglobin is closer to 10? Does resting help with getting the numbers up?
Hi, may I answer your health queries right now ? Please type your query here...my 3 children and I have had strange symptoms for over 4 months such as black specs and also white- transparent oval shaped things in bowel movement. There is occasional red- orange forms present as well. Slightly larger than pepper pieces are found stuck to skin on body, normally around feet, hands, genital region, etc. Skin lesions randomly occur with accompanying irritation, stinging sensation, itch, and burn. Numbness, swelling, and discoloration of hands, blotchy red patches of skin come and go. Recently I have been diagnosed with severe iron deficiency anemia, blood count of 8, prolapsed cervix. I am also losing hair and have chronic fatigue and weakness. I am just a 27 year old mom of three. Also, I recently discovered mold like substance with foul odor caked underneath washing machine, and various regions of walls in house have small discolred dots, line marks or substance on them. Do you have any idea what type of condition we suffer from? Thank you, your help is greatly appreciated.
my friend has some problem like rectal prolaps but after some blood tests and MRI defogegram she had only less red blood cells due to iron deficiency. After treatment she still has the same problem. What should she do. Or which doctor should be refered?
I have had chronic diarrhea for over 3 years. I have no other symptoms except iron deficiency anemia (currently being treated w/ monthly transfusions). I've had all the blood, stool, urine tests, a colonoscopy, an upper endoscopy, and nothing has turned up. I'm able to stay hydrated, I eat a normal diet, and have a fairly sedentary to mildly active lifestyle (walk the dogs, housework, etc, but no regular exercise or physically demanding interests). The only medication I take is lisinopril for mild hypertension. 20 mg/day. I am minus 1 kidney due to traumatic injury (30 years ago), and I have a Lap Band for 4 years. Do I need to worry about this? 47 yr old female.
I have difficulty urinating (I still retain a lot of urine), chronic constipation, episodes of blood in the stools, hemmorhoids, occasional bouts of muscle fatigue, iron deficiency anemia. I had cancer of the kidney 11 years ago and had one of the kidneys removed. I am gettting a colonoscopy tomorrow and having the hemmorhoids removed. Do you think this is going to solve my problems? I am concerned about having either colon or prostate cancer or both. I am 57 years old.
Hello Doc, Request your advice here please Medical history 1. Bronchitis asthma 2. Thalassemia Minor 3. Severe Iron deficiency anemia 4. Shoulder pain , muscle pain in shoulder has supraspinatus tear Recently diagnosed Blood pressure and has been...
Hello Doctor, Need your expert advice here,request you to please guide me on this and let me know the further process Medical history 1. Bronchitis asthma 2. Thalassemia Minor 3. Severe Iron deficiency anemia 4. Shoulder pain , muscle pain in...
i was in renal and liver failure due large vol blood loss surgery 8 days before rec 2 abc transfusion all organs compromised and prescribed hydrocortisone 10 egg day but i have a 50-50 shot to survive this med is effect kidneys and liver red blood...