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... Yes it's possible to have a ferritin that low. With anemia ferritin is one of the first things that will start dropping. Low ferritin causes many many side effects, a lot of the ones you have listed. I had a couple episodes with my vision as well. Optical migraines, like my vision would actually go crazy and I would see what look liked a fan in the corner of my eye. It only... (3 replies)
... vities. I thought I was giving blood too often so I cut back to three times a year but that didn't help either. My doctor doesn't seem concerned, but since I was anemic as a child I wonder if there is any relationship. ... (4 replies)
... Yes the values are a little off. The truth about anemia is that when it first starts, you have many more uncomfortable symptoms than you do once you have had it for a long while. For instance, if you are anemic because of losing extra blood in surgery, or having heavy periods all of a sudden when you were used to light ones, the symptoms of anemia will cause you to feel as... (1 replies)

Anemic or not?
Jun 5, 2009
... I am a 20yo lady and went for a health screen recently and these results came back in my mail box. i did some reading on the net but it seems like my hemoglobin level is still ok... but the MCV is kind of low? ... (7 replies)
... This is more or less EXACTLY what I have been going through for almost two years! Every time I go to the doctor the words "anxiety" and "depression" are thrown around. I was also told that "most" women my age are mildly anemic, and thats it's nothing to be concerned about and that a low ferritin does not cause ANY symptoms. And I can't see another doctor, so I'm really at a... (12 replies)
What to do now?
Mar 3, 2010
... I went through my first pregnancy at 21 years old and they told me that I was slightly anemic and that I should eat more iron. No supplements or anything. After my daughter was born things went downhill. Major foggy brain, and sooo exhausted. ... (2 replies)
... I also looked up some of my old labs of which there are many. I did have a hysterectomy in 1986. Most of my life I was anemic as labs from 1990 show, even after the above surgery. Anemia most likely due to celiac undiagnosed at this time. ... (21 replies)
... Hi, I'm a bit confused by some recent test results. I've been anemic a few times before: several times as a kid, once before I was diagnosed with celiac, about a year ago (while I had some severe period bleeding), and now (not bleeding so much anymore). A year ago my lab results were: RBC: 3.87 (4.2-5.10) L Hemoglobin: 12.6 (11.7-17.1) Hematocrit: 36.8 (38.5-45.0) ... (3 replies)
... to diagnosis anemia, while other doctors only require the Hematocrit or Hemoglobin to be low. ... (8 replies)
... I was also checked for Celiac and was negative for that. I have been anemic off and on since childhood but since hysterectomy 15 years ago, haven't had a problem until this year. ... (3 replies)
... This lady presented to the ER with a hemoglobin of apx. 5. A diagnosis of Coombs. positive, autoimmune hemolytic anemia was made. ... (20 replies)
... My doctor told me I am mildly anemic and suggested iron pills. ... (2 replies)
... Now it is 2011 I had to have another infusion and the red cells are very small and my hemoglobin levels are still 8 or below. ... (3 replies)
Another Question
Aug 23, 2008
... No, you are no longer anemic. You are just iron deficient at this point. In order to be anemic, your hemoglobin would have to drop to around 11.7 and lower. ... (3 replies)
... I'm hoping someone will be able to help with my lab results. In reading up on the board regarding ferritin levels etc, it appears that I'm not truly anemic and maybe I am just "slightly anemic". ... (3 replies)
... Hi, I first was diagnosed as anemic in 2/08. Here are those numbers and will post my numbers now.(Taking ferrous sulfate 325 mg twice a day and had an ablation for some heavy periods) WBC 4.3 RBC 3.97 Hemoglobin 10.1 low Hematocrit 30.5 low MCV 77 low MCH 25.5low MCHC 33.2 RDW 16.5 Iron binding capacity (TIBC) 416 (1 replies)
... Had iron dextran infusion last December 2008 and December 11 2009. Ferritin level was 5 but hemoglobin was at 11. ... (12 replies)
... Hello, I am 38 years old. I have known that I was anemic for a long time. Back in 2011 I went through a period of heavy menstrual bleeding, along with a UTI that landed me in the hospital. ... (3 replies)
... I'm not kidding. This was with a count of 11.7. My doctors thought it was depression or cardiact related because my numbers were barely in the anemic range. I then found out my ferritin was at 5. They were a little stunned but still surprised since I wasn't truly anemic. ... (14 replies)
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