anemia?

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how long does it take for iron levels to drop ? back in sept i got a blood test and my hgb was 12.3 doc said "youre not anemic yet but looking at your blood work youre not too far from it" & he explained the symptoms to me if i were to have that. fast forward to this week, i had my period and i had passed huge blood clots everytime i used the bathroom. ive read that big blood clots could mean heavy periods. my period ended on sunday and since then ive been feeling superrrrrr exhausted i was contemplating going to the hospital bc ive never felt like this in my life. i also have been getting cold hands here and there but then again i have anxiety as well so that happens.. but my body feels SO tired i barely even wanna get out of bed and my limbs are weak. is it possible for your iron levels to drop after two periods ?

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    hi it takes between 3/6 months and yes heavy periods cause blood loss if you buy iron pills take 2 a day one either before food or 2 hours after food for 4 weeks to 6 weeks this should pick up your iron if your blood cells drop too low it can cause serious damage like enlarged heart or heart disease you will get them on ebay follow instructions your stools go a darker brown you can get a little tummy ache but with 2 paracatomel you be okay also eat things with iron in it like brocli spinach prunes strawberries steak lots of veg that contain iron once your blood levels are okay you stop your iton pills gor 4 weeks then go back on them this will stop prevent serious health issues hopes this helps you

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