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My hemoglobin is dropping even after 13 IV iron shots & i have fainted 3 times in 4 months. why i am having this ?

my hemoglobin is dropping even after 13 iv iron shots why. i have fainted 3 times in 4 months. MY STOOL test is normal previously had candida but now is OK. hemoglobin has dropped from 11.5 to 9.4 in 4 months. at each fainting episode, I felt the urge to go for a bowel movement but had none and within seconds have severe dizziness and faint. all 3 times I was fine and not doing any strenuous activity or am under no stress or emotional problems. I really need to know why i am having this. my doc thinks there could be some internal bleeding or cancer. I am not sure plz throw some light on it. thnx
Asked On : Tue, 12 Apr 2011
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Answered: Tue, 12 Apr 2011
OBGYN Dr. Rakhi Tayal's  Response
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The sudden and drastic decrease in your haemoglobin levels even after having IV iron therapy shows that you do have a serious problem. You need to get your complete haemogram done along with a bone marrow examination to come to a diagnosis.
Dr. Rakhi Tayal
Answered: Tue, 12 Apr 2011
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General Surgeon Dr. Swapnendu Sekhar Ghosh's  Response
please get your self checked up by physician and get complete hemogram including tests for hemolytic ddiseases,get serum iron level also
internal bleeding will be manifested by dark tarry stool if it is g i tract bleeding
doctor is to decide the line of invstigations if any thing is suspected
please talk to your doctor and find out whether you should go for complete medical check up to reach a diagnosis and proper treatment
hope you be all right soon
Answered: Tue, 12 Apr 2011
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