... I had odd iron test results and my doctor is taking an oddly long time in replying to my rheumatologist request to refer me to a hematologist. Perhaps my results are not a big deal? ... (0 replies)
... rich diet but this iron issue is sort of "all the sudden". In addition, I'm now experiencing unexplained weight loss. ... (0 replies)
... deficiency seeing as how a lot of the symptoms are similar, but my b12 levels were at 1999 and my vit d was 112. I just want to know if any of you had similar test results concerning ferritin, and if so how much iron you were or are on. ... (1 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.
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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)
... and a soluable transferrin receptor test which came back at 1. ... (0 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)