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... As other have said when you ferritin is low, anything below 50 you can have symptoms of anemia without being anemic. But if you do not take care of getting more ferritin you will become anemic. ... (4 replies)
... and I didn't have low iron at that point and my low iron is more recent. ... (4 replies)
... Low ferritin in and of itself should not cause any symptoms. ... (3 replies)

... and for the passed year it started in my arms. To the point of which some days I cant pick up a glass of water without it hurting my muscles. ... (10 replies)
... I don't understand than why my doctor is so concerned about my low iron if I am not anemic. I have had a colonoscopy and endoscopy and both were fine. Now he wants to do another test to see if I have a tumor in my lower bowel, all because my iron is low. ... (15 replies)
... A doctor, not my present PCP, had about hit the panic button saying I was very anemic and prescribed iron. I have always tended to be low on iron and just automatically assumed it was iron deficiency. Last week my PCP made me realize that it is not iron deficiency. ... (4 replies)
... Welcome to the boards and I'm sorry that you are having such a hard time especially with a new baby. ... (8 replies)
... or low ferritin you may be, or how well you absorb because there may be a greater demand. ... (3 replies)
... Hopefully nowadays that will no longer be an issue so I think he should properly test me for it. Up until just this past week, my iron levels had never been tested beyond a simple CBC. ... (10 replies)
... Hi, thanks so much for your reply! It does help. I have been this way for nearly two years with digestive issues and my iron has been dropping along with it. ... (6 replies)
... I have never heard of stretch marks being connected with anemia. I can't imagine how in the world stretch marks would even be associated with anemia? ... (6 replies)
... First, I am a 40 year old female with no children who is in otherwise excellent health. ... (10 replies)
... Your body keeps its "usable" iron in the bloodstream and then stores whatever is not needed in the bone marrow and organs. ... (4 replies)
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... that helps store iron in the body. ... (3 replies)
... I wouldn't count on it as being correct. That happened to me but they told me my number was much lower and sent me straight from the GYN to the Hematologist for a STAT blood and it was normal for me at the time. But, they scared the crap out of me at the time. ... (2 replies)
Jan 6, 2008
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... After having many symptoms for a few years and being diagnosed with other things that I didn't really have, blood tests confirmed that I am anemic. ... (2 replies)
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Nov 12, 2008
... Yes, the PICA was weird. I feel so embarressed about it. My husband used to chew this gum Polar Ice and I hated the smell of it, then all of a sudden, I started chewing it like a mad person. Packs and packs a day. This went on for 3 yrs. ... (28 replies)

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