Constant Nausea 5 months after iron infusion following hypophosphatemia

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Hi all,

I'm reaching out to see if anyone has suffered anything similar..

September 10th 2021 I had an iron infusion, within 2 days I began to feel horrid.. Nausea, chest pain, heart palpitations, numbness and tingling, dizziness, headaches, and overall malaise. 2weeks later after several ER visits my phosphate levels were found to have dropped severely and I had hypophosphatemia. After supplementation with phosphate and levels beginning to regulate I was told my symptoms would take time to subside.

As time passed some symptoms eased but continued nausea affected eating and I have lost a total of 20kgs and everyday 24/7 I am filled with nausea, fatigue, and feeling very unwell. Unable to even sleep through as the nausea/unwell continually wakes me..

I am losing all hope of recovery as doctors cant find anything to explain why this is continuing?! Endless testing resulting in nothing.

I am practically bed ridden..

Anyone been through anything similar?

Kind regards, Sam

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    Hi Sam, did you ever get to the bottom of this. Sorry to hear. This resonates with me. I had two separate infusions totalling 1.5g (FCM). After the 2nd infusion I started feeling a bit odd after a week. A sort of dizzy /light headed feeling. Eventually I got tested for phosphate levels which were very low (0.39).Taken into hospital for phosphate IV and levels are now normal. Unfortunately picked up covid in hospital and still have similar feelings of nausea /dizziness but consulant says very very unlikely due to iron iv..and more likely covid issue. My iron levels went super high after infusion 2. Would be good to know more about your progress etc

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