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... Thanks so much for the reply. I have been taking iron Ferrous Fumarate 325 twice a day. Which iron do you take? ... (15 replies)
... Your ferritin is low. Ferritin 19. ... (15 replies)
... Sounds likes you have a wonderful Dr. A normal hemoglobin does not mean you are not anemic, I can't stress this enough. You can be anemic and have a normal hemoglobin. Ferritin detects anemia at early stages. ... (2 replies)

... Yes, you can have very low ferritin with normal hgb. I have been going through this for over three years now. ... (7 replies)
... Your CBC states that you are anemic. Your doctor first should find out what is causing your blood loss. When I was first diagnosed with anemia, my hgb was 8 and my platelet was like 450. ... (4 replies)
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... That would probably be too much to ask! I'm assuming you mean back to how you felt before the infusion... ... (19 replies)
... was using SUPPLEMENTS and he said don't worry because the tests didn't check those types of things. i was wondering HOW YU DO check for correct vitamin levels if you are taking supplements. ... (14 replies)
... Your ferritin is within the "normal" range but it is definitely on the very low end of normal. ... (11 replies)
Possibly Anemic
Oct 31, 2013
... antibodies. I went back and looked at my records online and found that my ferritin was checked back in Oct of 2011 and it was 17! ... (0 replies)
Chronic Low Iron?
Aug 12, 2008
... There is no test that exists which tells how well you absorb iron. ... (24 replies)
... I'm sorry you are going through a rough time. I hope it all gets worked out for you soon. ... (2 replies)
Need Advice Stat
Jul 20, 2012
... In my opinion which will probably vary from another persons, no. I don't give the best advice, but your ferritin is pretty low and it's a hard number to raise. Maybe it's because your hemocrit and your hemoglobin are normal levels which would mean your not anemic. ... (8 replies)
Chronic Low Iron?
Aug 11, 2008
... However, I wondered if one of you knew what the test was that my dr. was talking about when he said that my iron absorption test came back as low as well. What does that mean when you don't absorb iron as well? ... (24 replies)
... When you have a change in bowel habits such as you have it is wise to consult a GI doc as your PCP has referred you. ... (1 replies)
Update New Labs
Dec 1, 2008
... Can you refinance at a lower rate when rates hits bottom? ... (27 replies)
... You are definitely iron deficient at a 16 ferritin. And..... are barely making the charts for a normal range. ... (7 replies)


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