... I took a test again last week and Ferritin is increasing but my Iron dropped
FERRITIN 27 (Ref 24 - 336 ng/mL)
TOTAL IRON 38 (Ref 45 - 182 ug/dL)
TOTAL IRON BINDING CAPACITY 433 (Ref- 252 - 460 ug/dL)
%SATURATION 9 (Ref-20 - 55 %sat)
TRANSFERRIN 309 (Ref-200 - 370 mg/dL_ (12 replies)
... That doctor wasn't available so I saw someone else. She ran my blood that day and said it was up to an 8. They wanted me to take iron, and eat lots of iron rich foods. They also gave me and iron shot. They decided to test me weekly to see if it was going up or if I needed to be referred to a hemotologist. ... (4 replies)
... My Ferritin and Iron Saturation was not tested then. I began weekly B12 injections and continued the Vit D. ... (3 replies)
... eryone, I am new to this health topic. I have been posting on thyroid posts because that is what I have. After some of the best members of that forum suggested I test for ferritin, B12, and vit. D I have just gotten my results. Can anyone tell me what these results mean? ... (0 replies)
... What does this mean, could be internal bleeding of a hiatal hernia...but maybe not. Also having gall bladder pains. Could it be Leukemia or colon cancer? All dips have occurred since 7/2008/. Clean colonoscopy in 2004. No Celiac symptoms or weight loss.
Name Standard Range 3/16/10
HCT,... (0 replies)
... According to your labs you appear to be iron deficienct. The "Iron Panel" aka, an Iron study is explained below. These results tell more about iron in the body by giving a clear picture of either deficiency, normal, or an iron overloaded state. ... (1 replies)
... Been having extremely heavy menstrual bleeding for the past 6-9 months.
Here are my test results:
Iron, Serum 20
Iron, Sat 5
Doc said I have severe anemia and put me on a supplement (OTC). Any thoughts? (2 replies)
... Low sat and low serum are indicative of iron deficiency. Has she had other labs, what were those results like? ... (4 replies)
... The tests that I get are; Iron Package: Serum Iron, UIBC, TIBC and %Sat.
B-12 and Folate, Ferritin, and a standard CBC. That's the most of it, my Hematologist runs more.
It needs to be determined IF you are anemic/and or a low ferritin. This may be the reason for hair loss and tiredness. If so, then next, you will need to see a Gi doc for a check up and further... (4 replies)
... The reason I question the poster's test is that, IMO, serum iron tests are a bit misleading and vary so much. ... (13 replies)
... Well the numbers dropped from my last lab test 1 or 2 months ago. I am getting more tired. ... (3 replies)
... However despite STILL being super tired, back in October my doctor decided to run an iron test on me. ... (1 replies)
... Those results are the ONLY numbers I got from the test and from the doctor. ... (3 replies)
... i have not yet completed my stool test for occult blood. ... (0 replies)
... I have had a full work up from a gi doctor. Nothing wrong. Every test i have comes back normal. I can't have iron infusions because of my allergy to iron. I get a rash and hives and end up vomiting for hours. My doctor has yet to refer me to a hemotologist. ... (5 replies)
... Having a total dose infusion of iron dextran. 1400mg. They told me it will take 6 hours. ... (10 replies)
... Welcome to the boards! You will need to ask for an iron package or iron panel. ... (1 replies)
... Is it OK to take 3 iron pills daily for now? ... (3 replies)
... Hi, just found this forum. Went in for a blood work prior to a physical. test results came back with low result. not super low, just below normal. Doctor thought the results were wierd enough for an iron test. Which came back normal. ... (1 replies)
... ly physical and all blood work was normal, as usual. WBC 4.7, RBC 4.48, Hgb 13.4, Hct 40.3. However, the doc thought my Ferritin was low at 31 so she put me on iron supplements. ... (1 replies)