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... sorry if my post is a bit long! I was diagnosed with iron deficiency about two weeks ago. I wanted to find out more about the topic so I've been reading this forum among other things and I've found the posts here really useful! ... (9 replies)
... k and sent me to a hematologist in oncology. The hematologist said it was "very unlikely" cancer and ordered more blood work. Further blood work confirmed I have iron deficiency anemia. ... (8 replies)
... as unable to get a more detailed explanation on what my blood tests revealed. I have done some research online and have a rough idea on how things work regarding iron deficiency but was wondering if some more knowledgeable board members could tell me whether or not my blood test results below are a cause for alarm. ... (4 replies)

... Being that your ferritin is unacceptably low, I would assume your iron deficiency is to blame for the numbers, although you may also have a folate or b12 deficiency also. You could have more than one deficiency. I would ask for these to be checked, although it won't harm you to take folic acid and b12 anyway. ... (1 replies)
... it is a symptom of another disease or something going wrong along the lines which is causing the iron deficiency. ... (9 replies)
... No problem. Anemia is sometimes used as a catchall for any type of iron deficiency, when technically it's a decreased number of red blood cells or hemoglobin. ... (3 replies)
... shakes. In the fall of 09 I started adding more food but I have stayed away from fruits, most vegetables, and most red meats...pretty much anything that contains iron or vitamin C. lol. ... (8 replies)
... Well the test in which my saturation and iron were high was a test done in 1999, interestingly this was a period in which i suffered from alopecia areata for about a year or two. ... (4 replies)
... From what I have researched, iron deficiency is low ferritin. Ferritin is the iron you have stored in your body. When you don't have enough serum iron, it then starts using the ferritin or the iron stores. ... (5 replies)
... I am so confused about my lab results, and if anyone here has experience with the specifics on differentiating deficiency anemia from chronic disease anemia, please help... ... (5 replies)
... The end result of decreased dietary iron, decreased iron absorption, or blood loss is iron deficiency anemia, the end stage of the ferritin stores. ... (1 replies)
... A couple of things stand out to me when I read your post. First, know that slow fe is one of the lowest forms of iron that you can take. Delayed action, equals lower amount of absorption as well. ... (3 replies)
... In a way, yes, that's why I suggested looking at thyroid for another reason for your fatigue. I would differ with your Dr on stopping the iron when your Hb reaches 12. ... (14 replies)
... The iron level is notoriously inaccurate. Well, inaccurate is probably not the right word. Iron levels in the blood can flucuated several times over the course of a day. ... (4 replies)
... Hi...new here. .have a question: I have been having many unexplained symptoms for years, getting worse. I had some lab work done and everything is normal except what I would call most of the 'anemia-related' stuff: Low WBC count, low hemoglobin, low hematocrit, low MVC, low MCH, low MCHC, HIGH RDW (which is expected w/ iron-deficiency anemia,) low iron, low iron saturation,... (3 replies)
... I only want to tell you from my experience and not try to tell you what is best for you. Your numbers are pretty low. In fact, your iron and hemoglobin, if I read those right, are lower than what mine currently are. ... (2 replies)
... light light and motion sensitivity. Sometimes it feels like it is literally in the spot between my eyes. It is chronic. I am trying to figure out if this is from Iron deficiency or concussion. ... (7 replies)
... and she developed iron deficiency anemia. She became oxygen dependent about six months ago. She recently had iron infusions with severe reactions, so they put her on oral iron, and after a few months, things started to turn around. ... (2 replies)
... WBCs, Thyroid, B12, and HgA1C all looked good. From what I've read, it seems that I may have iron deficiency, but because the hemoglobin and hematocrit are within normal limits it is not classified as anemia. ... (1 replies)
... Hi Kidzplaypt! I know it has been almost 2 years since you have posted this but I found it when I was researching ankle swelling and iron deficiency anemia and it seriously sounded like I wrote it--like everything about your post, verbatim, is me. I am wondering if the iron supplement and creation of new red blood cells took away the pitted edema and ankle/foot swelling.... (2 replies)




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