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... the opposite actually and that is from my primary and my OB. I have normal hemoglobin and normal hematocrit after 8 months on iron and my Dr. says as long as my ferritin is low the anemia diagnosis sticks. One of the very first things that starts to drop with anemia is in fact your ferritin. ... (8 replies)
... I have been reading some posts on the board and am relieved to see some of the comments regarding ferritin and iron levels. ... (2 replies)
... is that your Hgb and RBC etc all look so good, so perhaps I would look further and have some other tests to confirm that it is in fact an iron deficiency problem causing the low ferritin, and not something else complicating it. ... (2 replies)

Low Ferritin
Mar 19, 2007
... Christine - I can completely sympathize with that! I was recently diagnosed with Hashimoto's Disease (causing hypothyroid) and it is almost certainly also the root cause of my chronic iron deficient anemia - and as odd as it sounds to most people I was happy to hear this because it was an answer and at least gave me hope that treating the root cause might help some of the... (49 replies)
... I am curious about your situation. I have low ferritin but "normal" hemoglobin. I am also hypothyroid. ... (7 replies)
... Sorry to hear about your trouble with the docs. I have had my share of that too. My endocrinologist wanted me to supplement with 325mg iron daily when my ferritin was 38 , so for sure I think your doc should get you started on iron supplements and then monitor your levels till you get in a good range. ... (57 replies)
... and iron anemia. If all three conditions are not corrected, you will have symptoms of shortness of breath, tiredness, etc. As I said my hematologist said ferritin levels below 50 can lead to anemia. I know most lab does not flag until you are under 10, therefore, most pcp will not see it as an issue. ... (5 replies)
... Hi. Thanks for all the information. My last ferritin was 11 according to the last hematologist I saw. He never did show me any lab results on paper. This was before April 9, when I had the 2 hr. ... (12 replies)
... Thanks everybody for your input. I've had a lot of issues going on and had several things tested lately. I was hypothyroid, had mercury poisoning, low ferritin, and low Vit. D. ... (8 replies)
... Some questions come to mind. You say your ferritin is 11 and you had an infusion on April 9. Were you diagnosed with anemia at that time or just deficiency? ... (12 replies)
Ferritin level 6
Jul 26, 2011
... hcare moves very slowly. I went back to see my GP because I have not improved at all and he is sending me for more tests to figure out what is going on. I have hypothyroid symptoms, but I think those symptoms also fit with other illnesses. ... (10 replies)
... You are young, so I hope you will seek out the specialist who can immediately let you know what is causing your condition and help you with a course of treatment so you won't wind up with something major. ... (7 replies)
... I am pretty sure I have had low iron for a while. ... (14 replies)
... 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. This is not just a regular blood test but it is a test to measure your iron stored. ... (5 replies)
... I doubt it's the iron causing the weight gain, but instead the iron is constipating you and research has shown that people with constipation often put on weight easier. ... (8 replies)
... or just low in ferritin? ... (4 replies)
... I do have controlled hypothyroid. I have had low vitamin d and b12 recently. But I was able to get those up on my own. ... (4 replies)

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