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Low ferritin
Apr 10, 2006
... best. The sad thing is docs didn't test this until 6 months ago. I was dx with tthyroid problems 3 years ago but I couldn't tolerate thyroid meds because of my low ferritin. I was becoming hyperthyroid on the meds but the docs were too stupid to figure it out. They really messd me up and now my hair...grrrr. ... (2 replies)
... to make your hgb go as low as it did. ... (4 replies)
... ferritin 8. It was only when my doctor relooked over these results yesterday that he thought my iron status was a bit low and said he wanted to put me on ferrous sulphate immediatly, and then repeate the bloods again. ... (4 replies)

... Jen77--Sorry you are feeling so terrible. I think that your 200mgs is really giving you 65mgs of elemental iron 3X=195mgs of iron. This is ~probably~ the dose that it takes to bring up the Ferritin and any possible anemia. You do have to be careful when taking FS, for some that are sensitive it can be bad. Many people however, do not ever have a problem on FS. All I can... (4 replies)
... Ferritin is a protein molecule that iron is stored in for future use. If the ferritin is low, it indicates that there is no iron available beyond what is being taken in and used from daily diet. IF the diet is good, then there is usually no problem. If you have a menstrual problem or other bleeding problem, you may have a lowered hemoglobin count which may or may not cause... (21 replies)
... ct. If your ferritin has not increased, then you should check for other conditions that may be causing your problem...I saw a post from a celiac sufferer who had low ferritin. ... (11 replies)
... I was reading the ferritin posts and I have a quick question. I get confused about whether or not low ferritn causes symptoms other than hair loss. ... (21 replies)
... as the ferritin is low, shouldnt the iron be low too? ... (6 replies)
... hese tests which are a necessity. I didn't see that you have had these tested either! This is a must. Even if you are not anemic at this point your ferritin is low for a reason. ... (11 replies)
New results
Aug 5, 2008
... Shirley--So it has not been that long since your surgery. I hope that you receive good results when you go back in Oct. Long term low ferritin wouldn't make the B-12 stores low. Yes, I do think that it has something to do with you not feeling well. How much I can't really say. If you are still having heavy bleeding with the periods then that too will make you feel bad. ... (8 replies)
Please help......
Oct 24, 2007
... r prescribed Ferrous Glucondate 300mg 3x daily....... when I went to get them from the drug store the pharmacist said that he had never heard of anyone with such low ferritin values and have a 'normal' hemoglobin.... what the heck does that mean? ... (7 replies)
... Don't worry about the hair issue. I was very, very concerned about this my Ferritn was a 2. I have white tile floors and it showed all over the house, company could see it. It was always falling off my clothes too. ... (10 replies)
... I'm back and the problem is my Ft3 is too low and that's why I am not hanging on to iron. ... (0 replies)
... etter chance of absorption. So in order to get your ferritin stores up quickly there are a few things you first need to do. You need to know the reason for the low ferritn which results in anemia and you need to treat that cause with iron most likely. ... (3 replies)
... to it will become worse with anemia. My anemia was so bad for so long I was also DX'ed with Fibro when my iron was finally repleted. I thought it was just the low ferritn for so long but not in my case. I have never been able to return to work and its been 3 yrs now. ... (6 replies)
New results
Aug 7, 2008
... Keep us posted on your Thyroid function as well since it is related to low ferritn. ... (8 replies)
New results
Aug 5, 2008
... hi flowergirl i had fibroid embolisation in may, my periods are still heavey but not as bad as they was,i have to go back in october,for a scan to see if the fibroid has shrunk,do you t ta shirley:)hink long term low ferritn can make b12 to be on the lower side,i eat a good diet,do you think this could be the course of me still not feeling right i get a lot of body jurkes,and... (8 replies)
?? on low ferritn
Dec 10, 2007
... There is no definite time frame when it comes to taking iron supplements. Some ladies on this board were fortunate that they responded very well to what they were taking in only a month. In those particular cases i would say those ladies would likely reach their desired ferretin target in possibly 6months. Unfortunately the majority of us have a much more difficult time of... (4 replies)
... Hi i have been feeling ill for a while now, anyway my doctor has just bothered to take my blood results from 7months ago seriously- ferritin was 8. He has put me on quite a high dose of ferrous sulphate (200mg 3 times a day) what i wanted to ask was how long do you think they will take effect and show an improvement in the ferritin? also im not sure about taking them as ive... (4 replies)
... iv been taking iron tabs for a year for low ferritn,doc dropped the dose from 400mg to 200mg,a few months ago saying that my ferritin level was at 32,the last couple of weeks i have very itchy skin and a few skin boils that needed antibiotics,dose this mean i have to much iron or has my ferritin gone down again what do you think shirley (1 replies)


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