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Low Ferritin
Sep 10, 2011
... Hello, my doctor just told me my ferritin level is a 2 and he said it is very low. Does this mean I am anemic and have low iron levels? ... (3 replies)
Low Ferritin
Sep 15, 2011
... Hi, I think your Dr. should have told you what amount of iron to take and what kind. Mine actually prescribed me Ferrous Fumurate 300 mg to take three times a day. ... (3 replies)
... Both doctors are saying what is correct. The ferritin level is ok. It is stored iron. That means you have an adequate supply and you really don't want to mess with that. ... (1 replies)

... I was told by an endocrinologist that I am a little anemic due to the fact that my RBC was 3. ... (1 replies)
... I was dx with Iron Def anemia back in July. I was dx by a hematologist. I was feeling fine. I had no symptoms of iron def. ... (2 replies)
... Yes, you can have very low ferritin with normal hgb. I have been going through this for over three years now. This past fall, I had my usual Ferritin, CBC, TIBC and show that my ferritin level had fallen from 49, I then went to IV iron infusion, and 8 weeks later, my level was at 9. ... (7 replies)
... I am a 50 year old women who experiences very heavy periods each month. Doc did an iron test and this is the results. ... (2 replies)
... My ferritin level has been tested and is at 5. My TIBC has also tested high, though I don't remember the number. My cbc, including hemoglobin, came back normal. ... (7 replies)
... I am new here but so glad I found this board!!! I have already read much useful info already tonight. I have a few questions and wondered if anyone is in my similar situation. ... (10 replies)
... You are not considered anemic if your hemoglobin is normal. But you can be iron deficient if your ferritin is low. For some people, being iron deficient is just as bad as being anemic. ... (4 replies)
... If you look up microcytic anemia, the primary feature, which would cause a dr to look further, is the MCV. Most labs contain a low range that are high 70's low 80's, so 67 is likely below range. It would help if you could give the ranges along with the values. ... (11 replies)
Update New Labs
Dec 1, 2008
... This is what I wanted to know because I will ask for it too. ... (27 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. I was so tired and used to almost pass out if I did too much. ... (4 replies)
... iron. I kept getting more anemic, fatigued, I just didn't want to get up because it felt so hard. I finally am able to get injections, I just got my first one last Wednesday. I haven't done a new cbc, we're still trying to figure out why I'm anemic. ... (2 replies)
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... Thank you very much, Florida Flower Girl:angel: (3 replies)
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Chronic Low Iron?
Aug 12, 2008
... Yes, this still looks like iron deficiency anemia. Especially with the low count of RBCs and the size of them. Very diagnostic of IDA. ... (24 replies)
... hematocrit took a nosedive recently. Heck, my RBC were better during chemo! I really don't understand the role Ferritin plays in all of this. Vit B12 looks fine. So does iron. ... (7 replies)
... Hashi's and we are still trying to get the right dose. I am most likely undermedicated. The doc had just raised my synthroid to 0.075mg, 3 days a wk.when I became anemic and started with heart paps sooooooooo bad. I thought it was the meds, I called and told my doctor I wanted to back down to 0. ... (28 replies)


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