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Your BUN and BUN/creatinine ratio is more an indicator of dehydration. Your BUN is at top of range but not high enough to explain a creatinine of 1.6. Chronic kidney disease can cause anemia, but it is not normally iron deficient, it is anemia of chronic disease, which looks different than yours. Thyroid levels have nothing to do with calcium. Parathyroid levels do, and they are 2 totally different things. A parathyroid hormone level (PTH) should be done, best fasting, to evaluate the high calcium. The hematologist is a good idea. The slightly elevated white count with high neutrophils may be related to the diarrhea, as it indicates possible infection. I hope you get some more tests to clear up what is going on. Gluten intolerance can cause severe iron deficiency anemia and diarrhea, if it is celiac disease. Did they do any small bowel biopsies when endoscopy was done to check for celiac disease? Any family history of autoimmune disorders should be relayed to your Dr.
The appointment with the hematologist went well! He feels I dont have any blood disorder and it is related to the iron. My RDW went up to 19 on his bloodwork. He did some work on the iron and found my level was a 17 and the iron saturation is only 4%- which he said is very severe iron deficiency. My TBIC was high at 444 and Unbound Iron Capacity high at 427. He advised being worked up in depth for the small bowel and Crohn's Disease because he feels that only blood loss could cause a deficiency that severe in a male my age.
He wants me to see a kidney doctor as well to look at the Kidney levels more and feels that is more related to the past kidney failure episode. Also my Alkaline Phospohate was low at 51, which he found unusual but not serious.

I did get my first Iron IV today (he's ordered a month long session of 6 infusions) and have more energy than I have in awhile. They did say it will take a few before I feel a major difference though.





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