Thanks Prof. My HGB is been around 8.8 to 9.7 for about 9 months. It's currently 9.0. I think I need to see a hematologist. Your ferritin level, is that something that shows on a regular blood workup, or does the dtr order that reading specifically? I'm not familar w/ that.
Chron's at the distal ileum to the terminal ileum.
Diagnosed, September 2009.
Chronic Active Colitis, October 2009
Took Prednizone initally for about 2wks.
(40mg, tapered to 30, 20, to 10mg).
Been on Ciprofloxin and Metronidazole.
Took Lialda for about 4 wks in 11/2009.
Began Cimzia in Nov 10, 2009: 2 wk intervals (0, 2, 4, 6wks)
Curently taking Cimzia maintanence injections in the abdomin every 4 weeks, (2 shots- 400 mg each).
Taking iron supplements twice daily (325mg twice daily).
I'm allergic to Sulfasalazine and Bactrim.
Better, but would not characterise myself as in remission.