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... I had iron deficiency last year with ferritin 10 but normal haemoglobin. It was caused by heavy periods. I felt much better when I got my ferritin above 65. I recently had the heaviest period of my life so was told to increase iron tablets to 3 a day. ... (3 replies)
... I'm wondering if anyone else has impaired immunity coupled with very low ferritin, or any other thoughts as to what might be causing this? ... (3 replies)
... Did your hair grow back, and if so, how long did it take to see regrowth and at what Ferritin level? ... (11 replies)

... Oh yes. It happened to me. I had a ferritin of 30 with a normal serum iron. Major hair loss and extreme fatigue. ... (11 replies)
... Thanks guys. My specialist rang me up and said its not your iron that is making you ill because serum iron and TIBC are normal. He told me to go back for more tests. When I put the phone down I though, hmmm, could that be because I'm on iron tablets. ... (3 replies)
... yes you could have low ferritin with normal serum iron and normal hemoglobin, called a latent iron deficiency. serum iron is the iron content of the blood at the time when the blood was being drawn. this can fluctuate. ... (7 replies)
... I was dx with Iron Def anemia back in July. I was dx by a hematologist. I was feeling fine. I had no symptoms of iron def. ... (2 replies)
... Hi, I'm new to the boards, thanks in advance for any replies. I don't actually have anemia but this is the closest to an iron forum I see. ... (0 replies)
... Also, according to your labs they are consistent with iron overload, except for the ferritin, which throws me. A low transferrin can also be found in other conditions such as chronic disease, but I don't know much about that. ... (21 replies)
... I don't know what condition that you have that is raising your iron levels, I can explain some things to you that may help you understand what results you should be looking for. ... (4 replies)
... een having symptoms of anemia, like requent headaches, fatigue, shortness of breath and increased heart rate when I go up the steps, etc. I had a CBC that showed ferritin of 3 but hemoglobin 11. ... (7 replies)
... I was diagnosed with IDA in July due to having gastric bypass 5 years ago and not supplementing. I've been taking 250mg elemental iron and 3 Proferrin for 8 weeks now. ... (1 replies)
... dent. I am the one who pointed out to my PCP that everytime I had bloodwork done, my CBC's were always off. Since 2006, I noticed that my HGB and HCT were either normal or low. It was back and forth. ... (1 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)
... 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)
... You may not be iron anemia but you have something going on and would suspect it has something to do with B12 as yours is low your MCV is a little high to did they not look at that as are RBC and WBC? ... (12 replies)
... My ferritin was fine. It was a serum iron level that was "low". I'll give them a call tomorrow and find out and then I'll post exact levels and ranges. ... (12 replies)
... It means that your anemic. Although not severe, but if not treated will get worse. A lot of doctors will say your low normal, depending on lab. My doctor wants me to be at 100. I was diagnosed with severe IDA in Oct. And as of May my ferritin has only risen to 12.7 . ... (3 replies)
... HI! I have been having hair loss for at least the past 8 years. The search for answers lead me to check my ferritin which was in the teens. I saw a hematologist who did not know anything about hair and ferritin but put me on iron supplements. ... (2 replies)
... Also worried that my ferritin is very low normal. ... (4 replies)


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