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... Why would you have a higher hemoglobin and lower ferritin and vice versa? ... (15 replies)
... Yes, 5 is low. That is what I was at before I started iron supplements. ... (15 replies)
... u need to see a hematologist. Regular doctors, dont specialize in blood disorders, and most dont care and will tell you anything! I had one doctor tell me that a ferritin level of 15 was fine, but another one tell me it was too LOW! and was causing my dizziness and light headed feeling. ... (34 replies)

... I have read the posts on here concerning ferritin levels. I have been anemic for over a year. A new doctor ordered the ferritin test. I ALWAYS request a copy of any medical tests to keep on file at home so I am knowledgable of the information. ... (15 replies)
... My low ferritin is because I had a gastric bypass and don't absorb iron orally anymore. ... (15 replies)
Ferritin levels
Dec 29, 2004
... There's little difference between ferritin levels of 1, 3 or 5. Ferritin is simply an indicator of a potential problem and a low value in and of itself should not cause symptoms. What causes problems is if you develop anemia as a result of prolonged periods of iron deficiency. ... (6 replies)
... I would also be outraged if they told me I needed a psychologist. Unless you have fought this kind of fatigue, you can't understand. I am thinking of seeing a hematologist next. Everything is moving so slow. I just want to get my energy back. My doctor acted like a Ferritin level of 5 was a big deal. ... (34 replies)
... I am grateful to have found this board. For years, I asked for CBCs because I had all the symptoms of anemia. My doctor checked my hemoglobin and hematocrit but not my ferritin levels. Finally, I thought it might be my thyroid. ... (5 replies)
... Hi, I have no idea what my levels are at this moment because we just changes insurance and I haven't seen it new doc yet. ... (4 replies)
... I am told these are all in normal range. At what point does someone take notice. Most of my symptoms are being blamed on menopause and Hashimotos HypoT. My thyroid levels are perfect according to the Endo. ... (10 replies)
... and I finally made an appointment with a decent endocronologist who took the time to sit down and talk to me and really listened. He took 7 vials worth of blood. He tested for things other than the standard CBC and basic TSH that other doctors tested for. ... (5 replies)
Ferritin levels
Jan 12, 2012
... Hi! I'm relatively new as well. My ferritin levels were at one time as low as yours were. I've actually had two incidences of low ferritin in the last five years. ... (26 replies)
... What are your hemoglobin and hematocrit levels now? ... (4 replies)
... and Ferritin to only 15. ... (11 replies)
... I just went to the Dr. and had my levels checked again for anemia and ferritin so I am waiting for that to come back. I talked to the dr. ... (17 replies)
... I can relate so well to your story. I am so sorry you feel bad, but glad some medication helped. I had a Ferritin Level of a 1, same symptoms as you. I am a 41 year old female, 2 kids and exercise regularly, mainly running, but not excessive exerciser. ... (5 replies)
... mixed with lots of nausea, sore throats, acid reflux, you name it! ... (2 replies)
... Hi... I had a ferritin level of 5 and loss of hair has been one of my symptoms. I had a full head of naturally curly long hair and I have lost about half of it in the last year. Anemia can definitely be the cause. ... (3 replies)
... wow that is a great article! And my son has been on the diet for 5 months and there has been a 5 point increase in his ferritin levels and his iron in his blood has lowered 30 points. So sounds like if we continue doing what we are doing everything will just continue to improve! ... (8 replies)
... I was diagnosed with anemia 5 yrs ago and i 've seen diff MDs, some of whom asked me to take iron supps. I had fibroids which were removed almost 3 yrs ago, but still have heavy periods. ... (34 replies)




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