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Hello. I’ve been anemic for 4 years now. I’ve had a blood transfusion and iron infusions. I take iron pills but have stop in the past because I thought since I’ve had infusions that it meant I didn’t have to keep up with it. I was definitely wrong. Doctor thinks it’s due to my cycle but hopefully I can get sent to a hematologist at this next appointment. It’s comforting knowing I’m not alone.

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    • MeishaH

      777d

      I’m glad to hear you were ok.

    • MeishaH

      777d

      I’m glad to hear you were ok.

    • cece_

      777d

      The transfusion went fine! It was not my first choice but the way I was feeling and looked I needed it :( I was kept for a couple hours after and I started feeling better as time went on!

    • MeishaH

      781d

      How did the transfusions go, if you don’t mind me asking? I’ve been anemic for a long while as well. Doctors told me I needed to get a blood transfusion 2 weeks before I gave birth because they were afraid I’d bleed out during the pregnancy but I took my chances (thank God I’m still here), because the sound of a blood transfusion just wasn’t it for me. Iron pills always made me constipated. I believe since I’m plant based, trying to get iron in me has been a double worker as well. A continuous chant of “You need more leafy greens.” At this point, I am a leafy green. Lol. I’m still as anemic as they come. Smh. Yes, this is comforting knowing we’re not alone.

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