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... Rheumatologists are notorious for dragging their feet on making a diagnosis. The fact that he "suspects" lupus and has said that, may be all the commitment you'll get out of him for now. ... (19 replies)
... Sheesh! Are the plaquenil and prednisone for the arthritis? ... (19 replies)
... up. I go in Thursday for labs and a possible venofer infusion. ... (19 replies)

... D Dimer test as I was having leg pain and chest pain. CBC came back normal, D Dimer was elevated so I was referred to a Hematologist. ... (3 replies)
Low Ferritin
Feb 23, 2007
... I don't know how long my ferritin has been low but I think, probably for about 2 years now. ... (49 replies)
Ferritin level 6
Jul 5, 2011
... n to ANA testing. You will be referred by your doctor if you need to see one. I was told that my thyroid level was normal but I think I just had the TSH tested and not the free T3 and T4. ... (10 replies)
... Please just bare with me, i had not been on this board for over 1yr. i am having a very very low ferritin... 5.. it went up to 8 went down to 7 and now is 9 yeah!! i had studied everything to know about ferring, FMS, Iron deficiency, CFS. ... (17 replies)
Wife with Anemia
Nov 28, 2008
... our wife is feeling poorly. It sounds like she may have a couple of things going on. Only your doctor can tell you through further testing. Did they ever do a ferritin check when she was anemic? ... (5 replies)
... Wow, Ladybug....That's really interesting info! Any idea on why the rheumatologists are so reluctant to make the lupus diagnosis? ... (19 replies)
... TSH is within 'normal range' then most doctors will not test any further. I only know this through reading the thyroid board. I move between this board, Fibro, Lupus and Thyroid to find out information. It's like a total minefield. ... (5 replies)
... Autoimmune diseases have lots of similarities and overlaps with both symptoms and lab abnormalities. One can look very much like another, and Drs don't want to call it one thing, then later change their mind. 2. ... (19 replies)
... Both gastroparesis and neuropathy can be the results of uncontrolled diabetes, and so can those feelings of brain fogginess and dizziness. You might also want to be checked for autoimmune disease. Your doctor can order an ANA test which shows if you have antibodies against your own cells. ... (8 replies)
... ce could certainly be an issue. There are two blood tests to check for celiac disease, but you can still have gluten sensitivity without celiac. It could explain low ferritin if absorption is poor. You will know if your ferritin hasn't come up substantially. ... (5 replies)
... Ferritin is your iron stores and can cause a numerous amount of symptoms, including headaches, hairloss, no energy, muscle weakness, etc. Hair loss from low ferritin is one of the biggest complaints women have. ... (2 replies)
Anemic, but WHY?
Oct 28, 2014
... Hi, I have been struggling with low ferritin for a long time. Mine is currently 30, took forever to get to that though. I just take oral iron. ... (5 replies)
... Do a search on high iron serum. Considering that your Hgb is still on the low side and your ferritin is also low, you still are anemic. Are you taking vit b12? ... (5 replies)
... The anemia level is moderately severe, and he probably just wants to be thorough. There are many other tests that could be helpful. Is your Dr a hematologist or rheum? ... (12 replies)
Anemic, but WHY?
Oct 31, 2014
... up to rule it out. A retic count would be high and Coombs test positive. ... (5 replies)
... short of breath with exertion, dizziness, muscle cramps in legs, like while climbing stairs, fast heartbeat, having to lie down after exertion. Some people with low ferritin seem to get ringing in ears and visual disturbance. Some of your symptoms could point to another underlying problem associated with the anemia. ... (14 replies)
... Reactive Protein test and it was normal, you could sort of give up the idea of inflammation. ... (16 replies)


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