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  • Maya142
    Maya142 replied to the thread Iron tablet question.
    My daughter has found that certain iron infusions are easier to tolerate than others. The first two times she had infusions, she was...
  • Maya142
    To be honest, I think you are right. I think upping his dose and/or shortening the interval between infusions would have worked. His...
  • Maya142
    Maya142 replied to the thread Iron question.
    My kiddo is on Omeprazole too (40 mg) and has been on PPIs long-term (15 years). That's obviously not the ideal but sometimes needs to...
  • G
    Guerrero replied to the thread Humor me..
    The DONT list make a stronger case than the DO list in my opinion. You should be safe
  • B
    Beach replied to the thread My journey to getting well.
    I believe the worst is over for the latest sickness spell, or more sick than typical. Energy levels are up to more normal levels. I'm...
  • GirlwiththeCurl
    GirlwiththeCurl reacted to Maya142's post in the thread Iron question with Like Like.
    I also ask the way @crohnsinct does because it doesn't seem like you're playing doctor or using Dr. Google. Or if the FOBT is negative...
  • GirlwiththeCurl
    GirlwiththeCurl reacted to my little penguin's post in the thread Iron question with Like Like.
    I get asking is hard Docs fall in three categories A.) We have had some docs that are ok with it B.) Some get offended but tell you...
  • GirlwiththeCurl
    GirlwiththeCurl replied to the thread Iron question.
    And L is back on the omeprazole. Within about three days of going off it, she started having significant persistent heartburn. (I asked...
  • U
    UKmum replied to the thread Iron tablet question.
    Thanks so much He had an iron transfusion a year ago With much lower ferritin .. rather avoid it as it made him feel rough for a...
  • U
    UKmum replied to the thread Iron tablet question.
    Thanks My Little Penguin Still finding my feet with this all and still find it all such a worry I'm def not giving him the tablets...
  • U
    UKmum replied to the thread Iron tablet question.
    Thanks He is only on Pentasa Bowel Movements once a day and no blood (he can see) no other symptoms I just need to get the stool...
  • U
    UKmum replied to the thread Iron tablet question.
    Thanks His bloods are done at the local doctor as it's easier than the IBD hospital in London Abd they get fed back to them so that is...
  • U
    Hi there Awaiting stool test but my son 13 (Ulcerated colitis) ferritin is is 26 (range is 30-300) I was told via the GP...
  • C
    crohnsinct replied to the thread Humor me..
    Hmmm are you followed by a GI who specializes in IBD also?
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