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Mma and ferritin
Nov 11, 2008
... with anemia being the end stage IDA. Low ferritin can often times be a precursor to IDA. Your iron stores are reduced at 26, but not yet exhausted. ... (5 replies)
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... You are definitely iron deficient at a 16 ferritin. And..... are barely making the charts for a normal range. ... (7 replies)

... For those asking about ferritin levels and iron. The ferritin level measures how good your body is at extracting iron from food or supplements you are taking. ... (21 replies)
... I only saw that you had a HgB of 11 during your pregnancy. Were you taking a prenatal vitamin during your pregnancy? ... (10 replies)
Ferritin level
Mar 12, 2009
... You feel well because you have enough iron in circulation and you are not anemic at all with a 15 Hgb. Your ferritin is what is low and that can take up to a year to replete. This means you have no iron stores which is a reserve for whenever the body needs iron. ... (3 replies)
... On the net read about anemia. If you have anemia it is serious and you should do something about. I didn't have anemia , but low ferritin. When your iron stores go you are on your way to anemia. So I had to rebuild iron stores , this took some time. ... (4 replies)
... 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. ... (3 replies)
... Your story is very typical of many people that come to these boards. Don't get too scared about what you read on websites because it will only cause you needless anxiety. ... (5 replies)
... Your iron stores could have been dropping slowly over a long period. As you are vegan, has your doctor checked your B12 levels? ... (1 replies)
... are all in range I would say that he is correct, however, you should tell him that you are still iron deficient and your body is telling you this. You could also have something more going on that is always a possibility for all of us. ... (1 replies)
... Being on iron will make your iron and TIBC normal, especially if you are not actually anemic. Ferritin reflects the iron stored in the liver, and it takes about 3 months of daily iron supplementation to restore the iron reserves. ... (3 replies)
... If you were having periods as you described, you can most likely bet that your ferritin is on the low end. I would ask for this test now. ... (6 replies)
... In most instances, a low MCV indicates microcytic anemia, while a high MCV indicates macrocytic anemia. This value is useful for diagnosis. It is usually on a cbc. ... (8 replies)
Iron level
May 3, 2007
... however, being 43, I was on the "egde" of being more high risk for GI bleeding. ... (5 replies)
... Try not to worry right now, wait until you have your scopes, blood test and possible up the iron supplements. You still have time to play with. ... (8 replies)
... When you get your blood test results back you should be looking at the ferreting and not just the iron. ... (21 replies)
... serum iron is not a great measure for total body iron .. ... (6 replies)
... severely anemic with a 6.8 Hgb and a 20 Hct. Can I ask your age? ... (2 replies)
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