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What do I do?
Apr 25, 2007
... Hi Ocean mist, My ferritin is always low, it normally stays around 2, (it goes up for a couple of months following iron infusions) but drops as fast as it raises. My problem is caused by heavy periods and an absorbtion problem. If you are having the hysterectomy because you have heavy periods, i would strongly recommend you have the surgery. Being iron deficent can cause... (8 replies)
... Yes that can happen. Its ok. As time goes by the Ferritin will line up with the rest of the counts assuming there are no other physical problems. The Hemoglobin should also show a higher level soon as well. ... (6 replies)
... Have just had blood test results, Hb is 11.1, Ferritin is 5 which I believe is very low. ... (2 replies)

... Anyway, while you may no longer be anemic, you are probably still VERY iron deficient. Iron deficiency occurs prior to the anemia setting in. ... (1 replies)
... All of your stuff looks in the normal range except for the HA1C. I have had this test done for diabetes. If it is high, it is an indication of untreated high blood sugar. I'm not sure what it means if it is low. Your iron levels are all fairly normal. If the Iron Binding Capacity is high, this sometimes indicates iron deficiency; however, your other iron numbers are... (1 replies)
... lexi, Sorry no one answered. Usually when no one has any ideas, they just don't answer. It is hard to answer,also, without know exactly what your full history is. Have you had ANY iron tests done (ferritin) to prove you are iron deficient? I know you say that your anemic and the tests (CBC) might point to iron deficiency, but have they proven you are iron deficient... (2 replies)
Iron Saturation?
Feb 9, 2007
... Your saturation and ferritin are very low too. ... (4 replies)
Ferretin Level?
Jan 30, 2007
... fjones,I would definitely go for the IV iron if I were you. My ferritin was 3 in Sept. and I've been getting the IV iron every week since then. I just had it today and they redrew all of my iron studies again so we shall see. ... (13 replies)
... I have iron deficiency anemia as well. My period is short. 3 to 5 days is the maxium. If I'm taking iron, my period will be pouring and need to sit in the rest room. ... (7 replies)
... My B12 is 282, I've just started taking supplements to see if it helps as my doctor does not think my level is a problem. I'm not anemic but my ferritin is 33 which is low and I have an under active thyroid also. ... (37 replies)
... Your ferritin is very low. Could be that the platelet count is elevated due to iron deficiency, particularly because your TIBC is high. ... (4 replies)
... Your ferritin scores reflect your body's storage of iron. Once those scores plummet below 10 it indicates that your marrow no longer holds any iron stores. ... (2 replies)
... s the others take several hours. Due to the severity of the reactions I had to the other 2 drugs it's highly unadvisable for me to attempt another. I have iron deficiency anemia. For some reason my body does not absorb adequate amounts of iron or store it properly. ... (16 replies)
... When I take my iron like I'm supposed to, I feel better by the next day too. It's definitely not a placebo affect. thephil, Have you talked to your doctor yet about your iron dosage? I take 325 mg of ferrous sulphate 3 times a day. If I get lazy and skip some doses for a few days, all the fatigue starts coming back. Merimac, That's awful that you feel worse after... (15 replies)
... diet I shouldn't have values like this. I am wondering why, if I'm iron deficient, the MCV, MCH, and MCHC values are normal. They are supposed to be low in iron deficiency anemia, right? ... (5 replies)
... There are several different blood tests used in the US to look for iron deficiency. Ferritin level is the most common (and supposedly most reliable) It reflects your total iron stores. The number range used that is considered within range is 10-220 (some go a bit higher to almost 300, each lab is different but generally agree on the lower end) I can't remember the actual... (5 replies)
... erely iron deficient BUT I am not always anemic. My ferrtin scores typically run from as low as 3 to as "high" as 7. You are considered iron deficient once your ferritin dips below 10. Anemia is determined by your Hgl acore and your Hct. ... (5 replies)
... I have been taking Ferrous Sulfate for about 8 years, 2 x day (65 mg each). I also take a multivitamin with iron (18mg), but recent tests show that I have iron deficiency anemia (Blood iron level 31, Ferritin level 8). Are there other supplements that I can try? Which ones would be best? Also, are there any serious health issues that are caused by IDA? I know it... (4 replies)
... If your dr said you are anemic it must not be as a result of an iron deficiency if those scores are correct. Even when officially iron deficient one is not necessarily anemic. My iron scores are always absymal but I'm not alway anemic. ... (4 replies)
Iron supplements
Nov 7, 2005
... Tauri you can be iron deficient but not anemic. Iron deficiency anemia is when your HGL falls below range as a result of low iron stores. ... (10 replies)




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