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Low Ferritin
Feb 23, 2007
... Thanks for the advice. Christine from VA, I can really relate to not having mental ambition to do your job. All my energy is focused on talking myself into making it through another day and hoping I won't have to leave work early. ... (49 replies)
Low ferritin
Jun 8, 2013
... That is absolutely not true. I have had a normal hemoglobin for months and am still taking iron...it is possible to have normal hemoglobin and hematocrit in your blood and still have organs, tissues, and cells suffering because they aren't getting the iron they need. ... (22 replies)
... I think you have severe anemia. Your Ferritin is too low, but don't be afraid for that. Mine was nearly 2 in mid April, but i had it up to 9,5 in a matter of 2 months. ... (9 replies)

... When I was dx'ed with anemia my Ferritin was a 2 and my Hgb was 8.6. ... (16 replies)
... Sounds like you are going through quite a bit. The x5 that is my amount of kids and believe me I know how you feel. ... (4 replies)
... I have been anemic and had many symptmoms but thank goodness I have never had problems with my hair falling out. My ferritin is currently 3 and my hmgl is 10.7. I have been back on my iron for a couple of weeks and will get my blood tested again next week to see if my hmgl has gone up. ... (21 replies)
... Sorry to hear you are joining the Club!!! ... (2 replies)
Iron Transfusion
Feb 19, 2007
... Hi Winstonmom, you do not need to postpone your IV treatment because of your cycle. I am suprised that they don't want to do a blood transfusion too. Your level of hgb of 7 is really low. ... (7 replies)
... As you can read there, if the liver is compromised by alcohol or disease it causes hemochromatosis. ... (3 replies)
... I'm really confused, I've been bounced between so many different doctors I don't know what to think or believe, all I know is that I need to know how bad this really is because I have a big decision to make regarding my work. ... (2 replies)
... Welcome to the boards! When I was in your place my GYN got me in for an emergency visit along with an US that same day. This does not sound right in the least. Do something now before you need a blood transfusion. ... (3 replies)
Hello, new here
Nov 11, 2008
... It takes years to deplete the ferritin levels if it is due to heavy periods. This is a definite culprit for blood loss which ends sometimes in iron deficiency anemia. ... (28 replies)
... as others have pointed out here every lab can differ a bit with what their levels of normal are. ... (4 replies)
... I too have been reading all over this forum since I got my lab results about 10 days ago. I am waiting for answers to your questions about as anxiously as you are! Why? ... (10 replies)
Iron tested 5
Feb 8, 2012
... If I were you I would let them do whatever they had to do while you have insurance. ... (8 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)
... I wrote last week about being admitted to the hospital and having to get 3 units of blood 2 weeks ago. I'm still fighting to make sure I get the appropriate care but am starting to feel a little better. ... (2 replies)
... I need help with lab results. I am most concerned with my Ferritin and Iron levels. ... (4 replies)
Iron tested 5
Feb 8, 2012
... can't do much. ... (8 replies)
Just diagnosed
Sep 17, 2010
... m not a doctor but a hemoglobin of 7 seems pretty dang low! A level of 7 normally warrants a blood transfusion. ... (6 replies)


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