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    As a couple of you already know, my revision surgery due on the 3rd Aug got cancelled at the pre op stage as my iron levels were so low. Anyway, I finally got my first blood test results after 4 weeks of supplements today and they have risen from 9.1 to 10.4. 🙂

    I am so relieved. I have been anaemia for several years now and it has been so hard to improve iron levels due the malabsorption from my original bypass. I had horrible thoughts that I might never get this revision as too risky with low iron but today makes it seem that it will be possible – and possibly my levels might be ok in a couple of months. So so relieved!

    Emma
    Xx

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    Anonymous
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    Thats really good news needs,
    Malabsorption can be the cause of many complications and levels of iron B12 and fostic levels dropping.
    Sadly your having to concider a revision because somethings not been right, but better to be healthy than poorely.

    I do wish you well and would love to hear how things go, how you are, how your dealing with things and your experiences.
    I dont know of anyone who has had or about to have a revision, your sharing would help us understand their are complications if its not too personal….

    All the best to you, wishing you well.

    Buzz x

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    kathc
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    Emma so pleased for you your iron levels are creeping up !! Yeay fingers crossed

    Katherine . X

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    Nettie
    Member

    Keep up with the iron rich foods, so glad they are rising.

    Annette xx

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    ruby tuesday
    Member

    Very good news, I am pleased you have managed this, as it is something somewhat out of your control due as you say to the malabsorbtion. xx

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