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... I am a 43 year old woman. I have low ferritin iron level (less then 5). I am taking progestrone for 10 days for prolonged bleeding. Since I have been taking the progestrone (4 days in) and iron, I am having constant painful lower back pain without having any injury. My back pain is similar to PMS cramping. Can't get into my doctors until next week. Any thoughts? (5 replies)
... He told me to check my iron, ferritin and TIBC levels, which I did while on vacation. ... (6 replies)
... I have had low ferritin for several years but my doctors have not been concerned. ... (2 replies)

... Ferritin is an iron storage protein that the body synthesizes because free iron is actually toxic to our bodies. To prevent iron toxicity the body regulates the level of ferritin synthesis to accommodate different levels of iron. ... (13 replies)
... ve seen state that your ferritin should always be above 50. ... (1 replies)
... e not received this guidance. Quite 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)
... and HCT were tested to be in the normal range, just at the low end of it, MCV too low though, below normal. ... (19 replies)
... years ago, I went on a stint of donating blood every 2 months, until I stopped once their "fingerprik blood test" implied that my hemoglobin was too low to allow me to donate. I also started feeling pretty weak and fatigued. ... (0 replies)
... Thanks so much for the reply. I have been taking iron Ferrous Fumarate 325 twice a day. Which iron do you take? ... (15 replies)
... of course make sure the dosage is not too low either, as long as you can tolerate it. ... (10 replies)
Low Ferritin
Dec 9, 2010
... I probably spent a year 'kind of' taking iron then not taking it until this July my mum told me to seriously think about treating it properly. ... (4 replies)
... Hi, thanks so much for your reply! It does help. I have been this way for nearly two years with digestive issues and my iron has been dropping along with it. ... (6 replies)
... myself. I would get slightly "off balance" everytime I exercised. Sometimes I'd get nausea. I finally quit exercising. It took me YEARS to figure out that my ferritin was low and I was also mildy anemic. My ferritin was at a 5 when I figured it out. ... (5 replies)
... I am not sure of the protocol for low ferritin in children, but I was curious, and thought it might be helpful to others who are looking at your question, to know some other facts. ... (5 replies)
... Hi everyone, I am new to this site but have lingered here long enough to want to post my own issues. I believe that my low ferritin is causing me to have an array of symptoms. ... (3 replies)
... I was at first only slightly low iron and a ferritin of 2. ... (1 replies)
... My hemoglobin tested normal, just my ferritin is low. I was wondering if just a low ferritin could cause these symptoms. You are right. The ferritin is the storage of iron, or your iron reserve. I do make sure that I keep well hydrated. ... (19 replies)
... Welcome to the boards!!! The ferritin is an iron storage protein, this is iron storage in the bone marrow and organs. When this number goes too low then the Hgb begins to drop with the end stage resulting in iron deficiency anemia. ... (7 replies)
... Sorry you are having issues. Your doctor doesn't realize that low ferritin can cause so much trouble. Mine was at 30 and I felt like death even though my hemoglobin was 12.1. ... (3 replies)


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