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... I recall reading the kidney disease has some relationship with lack of production of a hormone which makes red blood cells. This hormone is called eryrthropoietin. I have thyroid disease, which sometimes can effect this hormone too, but not in my case apparently. ... (6 replies)
... There are numerous types of anemia. The most common ones are Iron Deficiency Anemia, Anemia of Chronic Disease, and acquired anemia from chemo therapy usually associated with cancer. In each case a different blood cell values would be noticed. ... (3 replies)
... I had blood drawn in September due to recurring migraines. ... (1 replies)

... Hi mp303, The lab values i have on an old lab slip say that a normal male hemoglobin is between 14 & 18 & hematocrit is 46 to 53%. When lab values are lower than normal the dr checks urine, stool for possible bleeding from ulcers, bowel disorders or hematuria, blood in urine & maybe does EGD/colonoscopy or cystoscopy to find the source of a bleed. If there is nothing... (1 replies)
... Welcome to the boards! Since you have been DX'ed with IDA, you now need to stop any blood loss which equals iron loss. It would be a good idea to discuss your heavy periods with your GYN. ... (20 replies)
... Both values have improved very much. Doctor recommends continuing the Pill and you should be able to stop the iron after this month. ... (24 replies)
... Anyway, while you may no longer be anemic, you are probably still VERY iron deficient. Iron deficiency occurs prior to the anemia setting in. ... (1 replies)
... ack of oxygen to your vital organs and it is influencing your central nervous system. You will have organ failures of all kinds if this continues. Of course, the values could be distorted by medications etc. ... (3 replies)
... oglobin was over 13 and my ferritin level was 180. I do not have heavy periods to explain this and my fecal occult samples came out negative. My hemocrit and RDW values were indicative of iron deficiency anemia as stated by my doctor. So, she immediately put me on Slow Fe 325mg pills 3 times a day. ... (0 replies)
... Many times the dr can tell the type of anemia you have by the arrangement of the counts. It isn't just Hgl and Hct they're looking at. There are other values which indicate blood cell size, variation of size, number of platelets, white blood cells etc. ... (2 replies)
... Now, I have read that in the case of iron deficiency it is normal to have low red blood cells level, as well as hematocrit, hemoglobin. ... (3 replies)
... n a long, long year. I am no longer clinically anemic but my Ferritin level, at best, was 40. I have since had an Endometrial Ablation, approx a month ago. My blood work is checked every other month by a hematologist. My periods were not super heavy but leaning more towards the heavy side. ... (20 replies)
... No problem. Anemia is sometimes used as a catchall for any type of iron deficiency, when technically it's a decreased number of red blood cells or hemoglobin. Right now you probably have what is referred to as iron deficient erythropoiesis. ... (3 replies)
... patients with hypothyroidism. Real values of the degree of anemia are estimated by radioisotopic analysis due to the lower volume of plasma in hypothyroidism causing false high levels of hemoglobin in blood. ... (7 replies)
... I am waiting for my doctor to contact me about my blood tests, but even with a note marked urgent, she's been taking days to get back to me and I was hoping someone here might have some insight on my levels. ... (2 replies)
... Your ferritin is very low and shows a severe clinical depletion. Without our other labs, I cannot tell if you are anemic. Are your other blood values ok? ... (16 replies)
... the possibility that the lab made an error. You'd be surprised how often that happens. Of course YOU never find out about it. Most of the more severe forms of anemia are easily diagnosed by a hematologist thru the arrangement of your blood values and sometimes a bone marrow test. ... (8 replies)
May 23, 2012
... Different labs, use different values for normal. You are only a little low so I am surprised that your doctor gave you something for it. ... (2 replies)
Update on Anemia
Aug 4, 2008
... Things are alot better but I still have some days when I am worn out. They did not check my Ferritin for some reason so I don't know what that is. But these values seemed to come up pretty fast. What do you think Flowergirl? ... (2 replies)
... The process is, ferritin falls first, then other blood values fall until you reach an anemic state. First, deficiency, then depletion, then anemia. You are not even at deficiency. So you are ok. ... (8 replies)

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