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... You should request an iron infusion any time your iron ferritin goes below 100 if your your iron of ferritin levels are always dropping. The quickest way to replenish iron is eating chicken livers and oranges. ... (7 replies)
... through out the rest of my abdomen. Anyway getting back to the iron deficiency, like I said it's been low for a few years but current labs show total iron is 15, ferritin 2.4, Iron binding capacity total 413, percent iron saturation 5, iron binding capacity unbound 395. ... (6 replies)
... Then consistently the levels drop, month by month. ... (7 replies)

... I had my blood tested last week, and yesterday. My ferritin dropped from 35 to 22 in a week. My RBC are slightly elevated, low mcv, normal hemoglobin and hematocrit. My retics count are normal. ... (3 replies)
... Thanks to everyone for the responses. I'm going to have to go thru and re-read them all again S-L-O-W-L-Y because it is so much to digest!! Really, I can't thank you all enough for the many and varied responses!! I just wanted to clear something up, tho--I don't have a GI bleed (and never have--my post was so long it might have been confusing!). Hopefully they will be... (74 replies)
Low iron levels
Nov 18, 2008
... My iron level is fairly low. It keeps dropping, ferritin was at 4, five months ago and is now at 3. I'm waiting for the doctor's office to schedule an iron infusion. I am currently receiving b12 shots once a week. ... (3 replies)
... I have been under treatment for several years for IDA and now just iron deficiency, ferritin keeps dropping, last level 21 and month before was 72. My Hgb also continues to rise. How can my hgb levels rise and my ferritin drop? ... (1 replies)
... they took maybe a thousand people who were believed to have normal levels of iron, and the lowest person's results was the lower limit, and the highest person's result became the upper. ... (2 replies)
... hose series of tests so that you can at least elimate a few reasons for possible low ferritin. If you eat meat in your diet and eat a healthy diet, then the low ferritin can't be from your diet, but can be due to malabsorption of nutrients in your diet due to any number of reasons. ... (2 replies)
... Your iron stores could have been dropping slowly over a long period. As you are vegan, has your doctor checked your B12 levels? ... (1 replies)
... which benefits people with low iron, but have stopped taking the iron powdered supplement as i'm on the injections. My next blood test should show good ferretin levels hopefully, but i'm scared of my ferretin levels dropping again after ceasing the injections. ... (29 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)
Hematologist Appt.
Jun 13, 2012
... Nurse called to tell me my Ferritin levels were low and I need an iron supplement. ... (2 replies)
... I too have Hashimoto's and my BIG problem is malabsorption of nutrients. I'm on iron supplements and likely will be for life. Once when my ferritin got up to 60 i eased off the iron supplements and began taking them 3 or 4 times per week. My iron ended up dropping. ... (10 replies)
... TIBC is total iron binding capacity. A higher TIBC can indicate an iron deficiency but with your other numbers normal I am wondering what your ferritin and iron levels are, you could be just at the beginning. Usually the first thing to go with IDA is your ferritin then the other numbers will start dropping. ... (5 replies)
... Now that absorption is much better my iron is creeping up, UIBC and TIBC both going down. Ferritin was up 4 years ago, and has been creeping down. Perhaps lower Ferritin is associated with hashi as suggested. ... (21 replies)
... 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)
Iron Infusion
Mar 30, 2017
... my ferritin was 338. It'll likely rise a bit more before dropping and evening out. My hemoglobin was 12.9 at four weeks. ... (9 replies)
... r two years. I literally have not been able to exercise for over a year because of my severe hypothyroid symptoms. I've read thyroid meds don't work as well when ferritin is below 70, so I really have to get my levels up there or I'll never feel better. ... (5 replies)
... to take 150 mgs Poly Iron daily to build my ferritin stores. I would also recheck your ferritin in a month to see if it is responding and not lowering further. ... (7 replies)

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