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... He told me to check my iron, ferritin and TIBC levels, which I did while on vacation. ... (6 replies)
... Ever since I was a baby, my hemoglobin has been slightly low. My mom was told to increase my iron rich foods. However, out of all 8 of her children, I was the only one with this issue. ... (6 replies)
... I don't know what condition that you have that is raising your iron levels, I can explain some things to you that may help you understand what results you should be looking for. ... (4 replies)

... days to respond to iron supplements when anemic. It took me once, two months to go from 8.5 to 12.9 Hgb with iron supplements in the amount that you are taking before the ferritin would begin to store a rather small amount. This is so different for everyone because it depends on so many factors. ... (5 replies)
... Seems no one knows. I am now 54 years old and have been through menopause. So when my low iron showed up on a blood test in March of this year, the Drs. immediately wanted me to see a GI specialist. ... (12 replies)
... I am going for yet another iron infusion this week. My hgb has been normal for the last two previous infusions, but my ferritin keeps dropping. I was told to stay healthy, I need to have my ferritin level to be 50, and that is coming from my hematologist. ... (21 replies)
... vation, felt depressed and had been suffering hair loss for a few years prior. When i looked at old blood test results i found that my ferretin had been getting lower and lower each year. ... (11 replies)
... Any immune or inflamatory reaction can give a deceptively high ferretin reading, colf, flu, arthritis, etc, even if it was so mild that you werent aware you were ill. ... (3 replies)
... I felt i had to comment on your ferretin of 31. The highest i could get mine up to using supplements was 29 and that is not far from 31 at all. ... (15 replies)
... Because our situations are SO similar it's almost scary! Your levels are low for sure, but if it makes you feel any better, mine are actually even lower. My doctors are saying that mine are as low as they've seen. ... (10 replies)
... i can identify with the hair loss. ... (10 replies)
... I agree that you probably should have further tests done to ensure that you are dealing with iron deficiency. Most likely, that is what it is since that's what most women have. ... (4 replies)
... Hi... I had a ferritin level of 5 and loss of hair has been one of my symptoms. I had a full head of naturally curly long hair and I have lost about half of it in the last year. ... (3 replies)
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... blood tests show what is going on in your blood at one point in time and any low numbers shouldn't be taken lightly as they could be dipping lower when blood isn't being drawn. ... (7 replies)
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Nov 7, 2007
... ls. Back on October 11 2007 my B12 Level was 172. Now it is 252!! Also he tested me for the Pernicious Anemia and it came back Negative. He wants me to start taking 1000 mcg's of B12 a day and also 325 mg's a day of Ferrous Sulfate. I stopped at the drug store on the way home and I got the 1000 mcg's of B12, however ..... ... (5 replies)
... Hi flowergirl, I am anemic and I was not taking my iron for many many years. It wasn't until I begin loosing my hair when I realized how serious this really is. ... (8 replies)
... thank you for taking the time to answer my post. ... (8 replies)
... Emmy, hope you have a good report at your dr.'s visit. Yes, the levels I have are recent, had the lab work done about a week and a half ago. Your levels of ferritin 2 and hemoglobin just over 7 are close to what mine were when I had the blood transfusion 2 yr. ... (9 replies)
... I'm not familiar with Poly Iron but have read of others on this board using it. It's ok to start on a slightly lower dose and then build it up,just so your tummy gradually gets used to it. ... (10 replies)




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