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    my hb count is 11.9 before 2 years and i was suffering from breathing trouble and leg pain.So my doctor suggested to take iron tablet and calcium tonic.But even after 2 years of taking iron tablet, my hb count remains the same 11.9.Why my hb count did not increase? if i stop taking iron tab for few days, breathing trouble and leg pain arises for me.Wats reason?is it symptom of any type of cancer?

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    Dear Kiruthika, I know this is a difficult situation for you and I would recommend that you go to one of our Centers of Excellence in MDS for a second opinion. You should be very carefully assessed before undergoing any treatment. Benefits versus risk analysis should be done with any treatment.

    Following is a link to our Centers of Excellence worldwide http://www.mds-foundation.org/mds-centeres-of-excellence/. We also have a wonderful information program called the Building Blocks of Hope which we can send you via postal mail. If this is something that you would be interested in, please forward your mailing address to patientliaison@mds-foundation.org. In the meantime, you can also view this video http://www.mds-foundation.org/bboh. I hope this helps.

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