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... I do not have chronic kidney disease. Although I have had kidney infections in the past, but it has had no effect on my anemia and I haven't had a kidney infection in many years. Wish I could be of more help though. ... (8 replies)
... normal or elevated in anemia of chronic disease, low in an iron deficiency anemia. ... (8 replies)
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... I am so confused about my lab results, and if anyone here has experience with the specifics on differentiating deficiency anemia from chronic disease anemia, please help... ... (5 replies)
... Is this simple anemia or something else? ... (0 replies)
... All my blood work was normal apart from the indices related to iron deficiency. Ferritin was low, indicating iron deficiency and not anemia of chronic disease. Bone marrow is producing a normal amount of red blood cells. I have not recently donated or lost substantial quantities of blood. ... (8 replies)
... Hi, I'm new to the boards, thanks in advance for any replies. I don't actually have anemia but this is the closest to an iron forum I see. ... (0 replies)
... d in blood as well. These anemias are treated by supplementing the deficiencies, but these tests don't tell you why the defiency is there to begin with. There is anemia of chronic disease which has a normal MCV or cell size. These indicators are reported on the CBC report. ... (2 replies)
... if your doctor doesn't understand what anemia of chronic disease means, you should urgently find another doctor..... maybe a hematologist? ... (3 replies)
... it, are people more concerned with their symptoms ... if you're iron deficient and undergone repletion with subsequently normal lab values, why focus on a target ferritin ... ... (34 replies)
... which in itself is classic for iron deficiency anemia but not diagnostic .. but your iron studies are classic for iron deficiency anemia ... ... (11 replies)
... Well, I'm not sure, but when a doctor is presented with a possible "false" reading on the ferritin but iron deficiency anemia on every other test, you have to start looking at the autoimmune disorders. ... (7 replies)
... Thank you so much Christine for that explanation. Looking at my prior blood tests they seem to point in the direction of "anemia of chronic disease". Apparently you can have this condition as well as iron deficiency, and it seems i may have had the double whammy at one point. ... (7 replies)
... Your transferrin saturation is almost like a mirror of the ferritin. While the other numbers are volatile, the saturation percentage is almost like a ferritin reading. It is how much of the transferrin protein that is saturated with iron. In your case, it's not a lot. ... (7 replies)
... my partner is severely unwell and in need of a diagnosis ASAP. We are currently awaiting results of an upper addominal ultrasound done last Tues but assume that the lack of news means no further clues. ... (2 replies)
... In April they found she had low iron saturation. It was 18 which is not too low so we started her on some liquid iron drops. She has a lot of medical problems and special needs and one of which is eating issues so she has a Gtube for all meds and the majority of her calories. ... (4 replies)
... that I should not be on iron supplements because my hemoglobin, hematocrit, MCV, and RBCs were in the normal range. So I stopped for 3 weeks. Yesterday, I had a ferritin test done with a result of 87. This makes absolutely no sense considering I have not taken an iron supplement. ... (1 replies)
... In anemia of chronic disease without iron deficiency, ferritin will be high and transferrin will be low. ... (7 replies)
... is on low end of range and should be supplemented. ... (3 replies)
... From what I have researched, iron deficiency is low ferritin. Ferritin is the iron you have stored in your body. When you don't have enough serum iron, it then starts using the ferritin or the iron stores. ... (5 replies)


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