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What is the treatment for severe anemia?

Are there some people that just cannot be cured from severe anemia? I have go through two blocks of 10 units of IV iron (Venifer) over the last 6 months. My numbers come up for a bit but within a few weeks, I m right back where I started. Plus, the effects of the Venifer only last a few hours for me. Then, I m exhausted and just want to sleep again. Please advise. Thank you.
Mon, 6 Oct 2014
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Infectious Diseases Specialist 's  Response
Hello,
Thank you for your contact to health care magic. I understand your concern. If I am your doctor I suggest you that iron treatment should be prolonged its effect should not be counted in short duration. You have to take the treatment till all your haemoglobin comes to normal level + 3 months to replenish the storage of the iron in the body in means of ferritin.
I will be happy to answer your further concern
You can contact me.
Dr Arun Tank. Infectious disease specialist.
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