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... my ferritin is also a 5 and my symptoms are terrible. I have loys of tummy troubles and have a hard time stomaching any iron pills. There is one by a company called garden of life, it is food based, I have no issues with that one. ... (4 replies)
... c my ferritin was down to 5. ... (4 replies)
Low Ferritin at -3
Mar 29, 2009
... Hell and Welcome! ... (8 replies)

... Hello, Shannon, and welcome! ... (5 replies)
... That is what my doctor said as well, a low ferritin can cause fatigue and other symptoms. She wants me to continue the iron until ferritin goes up further. I have some acid reflux but that started recently. It must have taken a long time for my ferritin to fall to a level of 8 though. ... (3 replies)
... comment. I have a ferritin of 5 and since I am postmenopausal and was having no vaginal bleeding I was put through a series of tests to determine if I had an upper or lower GI bleed. ... (14 replies)
... I have been reading the threads and could really use your wise thoughts! I have never had any abnormal blood tests in my life and I'm now 48. ... (1 replies)
... of your problem. Especially taking 40 2X daily. Do you take them morning and night? ... (12 replies)
... My iron and ferritin are low as well. There doesn't seem to be any reason for it. I was diagnosed with Thalassemia 5 years ago and my red blood cell and iron only go low when I get a virus and get run down. I don't know what to do either. I am very frustrated and very very tired. ... (74 replies)
... This is my story and I'm looking for ideas on how to proceed. Any info you can give me will much MUCH appreciated! Sorry, I think this might be long!! ... (74 replies)
... I'm sorry that you are not getting the care and advice you need from your GP. Have you been his patient for a long time? ... (4 replies)
... Pica that is what it is called eating ice which is common in anemia. I chewed ice for several years and no one really seemed concerned except my dentist. It was my hemotologist that connected the two together. You really need to have your ferritin level checked. ... (5 replies)
... then it sounds like whatever originally caused the low ferritin, like menstrual bleeding, a GI bleed, or some other cause, is still going on. If she has normal absorption of iron, and the ferritin keeps dropping, she has to be losing iron from somewhere. ... (3 replies)
... I guess with all the gastro. testing you have had done, your stool has been checked for blood and there is indeed blood in it? ... (74 replies)
... but it is getting my Ferritin up. They still have to find the cause! Getting it back up is typically a bandaid. ... (8 replies)
... hat you need more answers from your doctors, especially the Hematologist. He is the one that is to lead you through this experience. Along with the help of the GI doc, they usually have lots of answers. I think you should call and ask about the Celiac and see what tests were actually done for that particular disease. ... (23 replies)
... I have been tested for all sorts of stuff and even had a colonoscopy to check for GI bleed. I am 36. Heavy bleeding is an issue for me... I declined to have the iron infusions and was told I need to take the supplement for a year. ... (12 replies)
... Y because it is so much to digest!! Really, I can't thank you all enough for the many and varied responses!! ... (74 replies)
... endoscopy, colonoscopy, small bowel follow through and pill camera. Are they investigating a source for a possible internal bleed? ... (19 replies)
... When I last posted I was about to have a pill camera test to check my small intestines. I did that and it came back negative. So, no GI bleeds. The hematologist thinks that I did have a bleed at some point but that it had corrected itself. ... (0 replies)


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