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Scleroderma and Anemia

  • By fmar12 · Posted October 19, 2013
  • Journal entry · 36 replies
  • I have scleroderma (systemic sclerosis). The main problems for me are gastrointestinal issues and Raynaud's phenomena. I am most affected by acid reflux, bacterial overgrowth in the bowel and diarrhea ...

Do I have Anemia Or Not?

  • By EagleDeb · Posted August 6, 2013
  • Journal entry · 14 replies
  • For the past several years my blood levels have been so out of whack. So many lows and highs and I felt so sick. I have 7 dr's following me for 2 years now. I had all the classic symptoms of anemia and ...

Is it anemia?

  • By bjsarc · Posted April 1, 2010
  • Journal entry · 17 replies
  • I need some feedback on symptoms I'm having. I don't think they are from the Sarc but maybe someone has had the same symptoms. My symptoms include mild chest pains, fatigue, headaches, weakness, lightheadedness ...

Pernicious Anemia

  • By Happy_go_lucky · Posted March 1, 2013
  • Journal entry · 17 replies
  • Well, This Tuesday, I went to see my gastro and she gave me medication to clean out my bacterial overgrowth in my stomach and intestinal tract but I feel bloating under my rib cage from taking it but ...

Anemia and treatments?

  • By Tzipora · Posted December 23, 2011
  • Journal entry · 7 replies
  • I've been mildly (?) anemic for at least 6 months now but for whatever reason no one brought it up until just recently (probably because my other nutrition levels were even worse) but my primary care ...

anemia treatment for ckd

  • By Ultem44 · Posted July 28, 2010
  • Journal entry · 9 replies
  • Just got a copy of recent labs (neph appt in a week). My HGB and HCT have been on a steady decline, currently 11.4 / 34.8 respectively. I'm not on any iron pills, as many of you seem to be.. I did ask ...

Anemia and Cancer

  • By arnab · Posted December 7, 2011
  • Journal entry · 8 replies
  • Surviving cancer whether it is bladder cancer or in another location, we all usually must address anemia and its effects. There are symptoms that should be recognized and tests and treatments available ...

The reason I have Anemia, this is funny.

  • By velsignet · Posted October 10, 2013
  • Journal entry · 11 replies
  • I have had nerve-pain in half of my body for nearly four years, and the nerve pain in the head 24/7 has really dragged me down. It doesn't help that I have had fibromyalgia for 30-40 years. About three ...

Anemia and traps?

  • By rapas · Posted February 25, 2010
  • Journal entry · 9 replies
  • I am so glad to have found this group. I have been suffering with TRAPS for the past 13 yrs. Currently in the throws of a several week episode. Anemia is my main problem...was told it could be related ...

psoriasis and anemia

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  • By npf-1883 (Inactive) · Posted October 15, 2008
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 22 replies
  • ** Originally posted by Shaman ** I was reading something the other day about 70% of CFS sufferers having anemia. I have been examining the possibility that psoriasis, arthritis, heart disease, CFS, AIDS ...

Does Anyone have Aplastic Anemia?

  • By scuba · Posted July 14, 2007
  • Journal entry · 4 replies
  • Does anyone have aplastic Anemia? Do you know any reason my tongue is white? Dry? I wake up on fire? Face feel numb ...

CBC-Chronic Anemia & Scleroderma

  • By Memere55 · Posted November 7, 2010
  • Discussion in Scleroderma Foundation · 17 replies
  • It seems like I have a million questions about my symptoms and hope I'm not driving folks crazy with all my posts. But, here's another concern I have. For the past 10 years I have been dealing with chronic ...

Scleroderma and Anemia

  • By baghag · Posted March 27, 2014
  • Discussion in Scleroderma Foundation · 14 replies
  • I have had scleroderma since October 2004. I have an excellent team of specialists that are very attentive to the issues I have had to encounter. Fortunately for me it is only an outward skin issue and ...


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  • By npf-12498 (Inactive) · Posted May 13, 2010
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 25 replies
  • ** Originally posted by thami ** I found out from my doctor yesterday that my hemoglobin levels are quite low and that it is bordering on anemia. I have only been on methotrexate for a month, and eat ...


  • By kc5rnk · Posted May 14, 2012
  • Discussion in AGMD GI Motility Disorders · 23 replies
  • Has anyone else had problems with anemia with their gastroparesis? I recently had to be hospitalized and have a blood transfusion due to my very low hemoglobin and hematocrit. My PCP believes it is going ...

Lung involvement or Anemia?

  • By keribear · Posted September 1, 2009
  • Discussion in Scleroderma Foundation · 16 replies
  • I live in central california and just visited a scleroderma specialist at UC San Francisco. I have Diffuse Scleroderma, it's been on my hands for about 4-5 years and of the last year it's hit my arms ...


  • By mamaguiz · Posted September 8, 2010
  • Discussion in Genetic Alliance · 1 reply
  • My 15 daughter Marisa has various health issues including Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, Chiari Malformation, Sleep Apnea, Hypothyroidism, and history of ovarian cancer (juvenile granulosa cell tumor). She has ...

Alimta and anemia, please help.

  • By Nabila · Posted April 11, 2014
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 12 replies
  • Hi everyone, I really need your help on this one. My aunt who is currently taking Alimta/Avastin is now having an anemia. She took a shot of B12 and is taking Folic Acid, 1 per day ( 400mcg). Is it the ...

FSGS and Anemia

  • By msoko · Posted August 22, 2009
  • Discussion in Nephrotic Syndrome and FSGS · 9 replies
  • Anyone out there suffer from Anemia? I have had FSGS since 1995 and ever since have had low hemoglobin. My doctor always tells me that she does not know why because my kidney function is too good to have ...


  • By donna44 · Posted January 29, 2013
  • Discussion in Stop Sarcoidosis · 23 replies
  • Does anyone with sarcoid suffer with anemia? I give myself a vit B12 shot every week. Have been anemic for years. I was wondering if anyone knows what causes a sarcoid patient to be anemic ...

Correlations anemia and hypertension

  • By Annasvenska · Posted October 19, 2009
  • Discussion in Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network · 15 replies
  • Hi I have always had a good bloodpressure (except for when delivering babies due to some preeclampsia) but during my hospital stay I was so hypertensive so they put me on Bp meds (toprol) for a while ...

Hyperaldosteronism and Anemia

  • By MichaelBUS · Posted May 3, 2010
  • Discussion in Genetic Alliance · 15 replies
  • I had the classic symptoms of Hyperaldosteronism, which my doctors missed, for years (the leg pain was never correlated with the hypertension as a sign of PA). What did present, however, was mild anemia ...

The Plot Thickens...Anemia, Hypertension, Pain...ugh

  • By shawnmarie · Posted April 5, 2011
  • Discussion in National Osteoporosis Foundation · 32 replies
  • I have been to the E.R. 4x since February. Last night was the 4th. I have been pretty much off my feet for the last week and a half because of a strange pain and tightness in my chest and episodes of ...

Anemia of Chronic Disease

  • By plainTRUUS · Posted January 29, 2013
  • Discussion in Stop Sarcoidosis · 12 replies
  • Priscurl first educated me about this condition and had good recommendations about how to rule it out. The article below explains in pretty easy to understand language. ...


  • By KMcA · Posted April 6, 2013
  • Discussion in Scleroderma Foundation · 9 replies
  • I was diagnoised with CREST 24 years ago, and have had Raynauds since 1970. Since last May I have become anemic. GI workup negative last June. Started prescription iron supplement and Hgb went to 11.9 ...

Anemia Complicates Heart Failure, Should Be New Focus

  • By martzj · Posted March 3, 2009
  • Discussion in WomenHeart · 6 replies
  • ScienceDaily (June 6, 2002) — CHAPEL HILL -- 2/06/020606073701.htm Anemia, a condition arising when the blood contains too few red cells and hence not enough of ...

Cytoxin and Anemia (Need Your Knowledge)

  • By ccrawfo · Posted February 24, 2009
  • Discussion in Nephrotic Syndrome and FSGS · 3 replies
  • Since October I have been pretty lucky not experience any side effects from my treatements. I have had some but not many. I started Cytoxin February 6th have not really had any bad side effects. Then ...

Do you have anemia?

  • By jesselou · Posted April 25, 2006
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 5 replies
  • ** Originally posted by JesseLou ** I've been slightly anemic since November. My rheumy sent me off for a colonoscopy, which was negative, and my iron tests were fine. I know both the drugs I take, MTX ...


  • By keyur83 · Posted June 23, 2011
  • Discussion in Nephrotic Syndrome and FSGS · 9 replies
  • Ive been dealing with FSGS for years and this is the first time my blood report suggested that I was slightly anemic. Does anyone else suffer from anemia? How bad is it going to get? Do people become ...

Can chronic anemia become something more serious?

  • By NancyLG · Posted October 16, 2012
  • Discussion in Autoimmune Diseases · 10 replies
  • I have been taking iron infusions 2 to 3 times a year (series of 8 days each) since 2006. I've been turned wrong side out looking for the source of blood loss but no answers except that I have a few minor ...

Anemia, GP, and Iron

  • By jacquelinezr · Posted September 20, 2013
  • Discussion in AGMD GI Motility Disorders · 11 replies
  • Hello, I'm hoping someone can help me. I have GP and anemia. I've tried several over the counter iron pills, but was unable to tolerate them. I tried an iron infusion at the hospital, but had a bad allergic ...


  • By OneFineDay · Posted December 30, 2010
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 11 replies
  • I fainted last Sunday due a precipitous drop in blood pressure which was due to my low hemoglobin count, per my oncologist. He did blood work today and may start me on Aranesp which builds red blood cells ...

Sideroblastic anemia and Connective Tissue Disorders

  • By Lily52700 · Posted August 14, 2009
  • Discussion in Connective Tissue Disorders · 2 replies
  • Has anyone out there with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome or any other Connective Tissue/Collagen defect been diagnosed with Sideroblastic Anemia? (Anemias that prevent iron from being utilized by red blood cells ...


  • By kimmer44 · Posted October 15, 2010
  • Discussion in Ovarian Cancer National Alliance · 56 replies
  • Hi Girls - Have been off the posts for a while - I am a stage 1a, grade 3 poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma of the fallopian tube, 5 cm x 3 cm in size- being treated with taxotere and carboplatin ...

Pernicious anemia - EDS patients with gastric problems please read!

  • By Ithaca · Posted October 21, 2011
  • Discussion in Ehlers-Danlos National Foundation · 19 replies
  • Hi Everyone, This may be old news to some but this is my revelation for the week! If you have gastric issues and neurological problems please be checked for pernicious anemia! I have read a few discussions ...

Mixed Connective Tissue Disease and Anemia

  • By amy1965 · Posted July 5, 2013
  • Discussion in Autoimmune Diseases · 11 replies
  • Hello I hope everyone had a nice 4th of July holiday. I was hoping someone could give me some advise or help to pinpoint next steps to help resolve my Anemia problem. Iron tablets do not work, only iron ...

chemo related anemia??

  • By AngelBoBaby · Posted December 2, 2009
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 6 replies
  • My mom was scheduled for her 6th treatment yesterday only to find out it was delayed 1 week due to chemo related anemia. They gave her a shot of aranesp. I am curious to know if anyone has taken this ...


  • By MAXINEZ · Posted November 26, 2011
  • Discussion in Heart Bypass Surgery · 8 replies
  • Hi everyone. Am not having a great day, but am trying to take my own advice to all and this...Stay Positive. Wondering if anyone is having a problem with Anemia. I have had a Anemia for some time and ...

Anemia following RC.

  • By bsk · Posted April 1, 2012
  • Discussion in Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network · 5 replies
  • I had an RC with a ilial diversion this past summer. I have been more than fine; very active, excellent health, 30 pounds lighter in great physical shape. I was just diagnosed with severe anemia. I am ...

Recurrent, Iron Deficient Anemia

  • By colette23 · Posted February 13, 2014
  • Discussion in EOS Connections · 9 replies
  • My 15 year old daughter was just diagnosed this month after an upper and lower scope. She's never had abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting or any other GI symptom. Instead, what sent us to the specialist ...

Ways to treat post-partum anemia?

  • By smiranda · Posted March 13, 2012
  • Journal entry · 2 replies
  • Anyone know of ways to treat post-partum anemia, other than iron tablets ...


  • By Preemie · Posted June 21, 2006
  • Discussion in Preemie · 4 replies
  • ** Originally posted by abquayle ** Hello - I am new to the magazine. I had a baby at 33 weeks and he spent 4+ weeks in the NICU. At the end of his stay he had a transfusion to battle the anemia he was ...

Anyone else have ongoing anemia problems?

  • By morningirl · Posted December 31, 2008
  • Discussion in Preemie · 4 replies
  • My 31 weeker, IUGR daughter just turned two (actual age) on Christmas Day. She has been repeatedly sick for the past couple months, catching one virus after the other, and we just found out she's very ...

Mtx and Anemia?

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  • By npf-2777 (Inactive) · Posted October 23, 2005
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 4 replies
  • ** Originally posted by fptmom ** Has anyone who is on methotrexate found that has caused anemia ...


  • By hopeismystrenght · Posted August 23, 2011
  • Discussion in AGMD GI Motility Disorders · 11 replies
  • Do you experience anemia or other signs of malnutrition because of having GP? What do you do about it, if it has become a problem ...

13 year old male with autoimmune hemolytic anemia

  • By bernie72 · Posted May 23, 2012
  • Discussion in Genetic Alliance · 17 replies
  • I have written in this forum before. Wonderful people here. I am just the Grandmother who is watching her once extremely athletic 13 year old grandson suffering from something that suddenly hit him called ...

pernicious anemia ? could that be why we are feeling bad

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  • By dollyme (Inactive) · Posted May 26, 2012
  • Discussion in Ostomy · 4 replies
  • I was watching a medical show and they mentioned a condition called ( Pernicious Anemia). Look it up on the internet and see the symptoms it seems like some of us may be suffering from it. Please read ...

anemia from Sarcoidosis??

  • By Hudia · Posted June 15, 2012
  • Discussion in Stop Sarcoidosis · 14 replies
  • I had mentioned this under dental and will ask again under anemia....does anyone have any info on Sarcoid causing anemia and even blood transfusions required? I have had 4 transfusions in the last three ...

Has anyone experienced sever anemia??

  • By christinejm · Posted January 29, 2013
  • Discussion in Fibromyalgia · 10 replies
  • I am at the point with my anemia that my rheumy is going to be starting me on iron infusions as early as next week. has anyone had to do this before? it seems very cut and dry the infusion and what the ...

PROCRIT to deal with/prevent anemia???

  • By Hank1 · Posted July 20, 2007
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 3 replies
  • Do people experiencing chemo induced anemia get PROCRIT to restore hemoglobin levels??? Is there any consensus about its use? I first started using it more than a decade ago for anemia, non cancer related ...

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