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Jenny in MI
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Hi, I am going to be receiving an iron infusion on Friday because I cannot tolerate the oral iron supps. Has anyone had a bad experience with having lyme and receiving Iron?

Thanks. My hematologist says there is no other option because my serum ferrasulfate is so low. (6.8) normal 11-30?

Thanks for any info you may have. Jenny

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Jenny,

I take an iron supp daily because my ferritin levels were also low. Mine were in low normal range 12.

after 2 months supplementation has gone up to 23. Doc wants it to be up around 50. My hair has not fallen out with iron supplementation.

Best,
feelfit

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I am only on oral iron. My ferratin was down to 3; my LLMD threatened a hematologist if levels didn't improve. After about 3-4 months taking oral iron it came up to 22 or so. Sorry, no experience with infusion. I don't think I'm having a bad experience with the iron, just a bad experience with Lyme and company! [Eek!] TS
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