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Low Ferritin
Sep 15, 2011
... I checked with pharmacist about that and he said to take it with food because at the huge amount I was taking I would still absorb a lot of it. ... (3 replies)
... Your ferritin is very low and shows a severe clinical depletion. Without our other labs, I cannot tell if you are anemic. Are your other blood values ok? ... (16 replies)
... I have not received this guidance. Quite the opposite actually and that is from my primary and my OB. I have normal hemoglobin and normal hematocrit after 8 months on iron and my Dr. ... (8 replies)

... it is a 2. The dr. said that sometimes people with very low ferritin levels have an ulcer, so next he's referring me to a gastrointestinal specialist. All the other bloodwork so far has been normal. ... (3 replies)
... I know it's a huge guess but sometimes can be the cause when no other reason can be found. Might be worth looking into. With a ferritin of 6 you can't really afford to sit around and wait for things to continue to drop. Having a low ferritin can cause so many issues and problems. ... (8 replies)
... I am pretty health conscious and follow a mostly plant based diet. I've been told a lot throughout all of this that my iron being low was due to not eating enough meat, I still do eat chicken sometimes but do not eat red meat or fish. ... (6 replies)
... I'm upset to have a problem that requires such massive dietary change, but happy to know what it is and that it is treatable. There are so many worse problems to have, I know. ... (16 replies)
... all have said "anemia" but none have tested for iron itself. ... (0 replies)
... tuation there exists a depletion of iron stores without anemia, which then progresses to anemia. In the literature, iron depletion as definied varies, and can be very low in terms of ferritin, sometimes well below the low end of the range, while some use broader cut offs which are higher. ... (2 replies)
... While your ferritin is considered normal it's still in the low range this number can go all the way up to 200, do you think your crazy? ... (2 replies)
... I don't know a whole bunch about iron injections as I just took the pills and they seemed to work for me. My Dr. is relating my low iron to heavy bleeding as well. I have read a lot on these forums and have read some people struggle with injections while others don't. ... (1 replies)
... Hi Sandy, I get the same thing, too, plus a lot more symptoms. My ferritin was 10 for the longest, no Dr. seemed impressed by that. Until my neuro said that was not normal and sent me to a hema. ... (4 replies)
... I don't know a ton about all of this I'm still learning. I started with a ferritin of a 2. Ferritin are your stores. It seems that I have developed anemia due to heavy cycles myself. My Dr. ... (3 replies)
... My Vitamin D is always very low when my endocrinologist tests it. I take prescription vitamin D twice a week. I go to the endo for hypothyroidism. ... (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)
... I am a very active 41 year old. Have been feeling tired for around a year and a half, with increasing headaches, dizziness, hairloss, and joint pain in last year. ... (2 replies)
... The Ferritin level is just a measure of stored iron. It is what is left over after you have utilized what you need for daily functions. If it is at the low norm then you probably are not anemic. However, a low thyroid level will cause the symptoms you describe. ... (4 replies)
... o mention I was diagnosed with Stage 1A cervical cancer. While seeing my gyno oncologist, he suggested that I see a Hematologist in the same practice because my ferritin was now 4. ... (2 replies)
... When the nurse said "immersion" she probably said "infusion." This is where they give your iron through an IV. ... (8 replies)
... So in May your ferritin was a level 7 you took 325 mgs of iron for 3 months and got your ferritin up to a 49 and your Dr. is now saying since your in normal to stop. As you can see, just by looking at your numbers for example ferritin is hard to raise! ... (5 replies)


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