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... It helped to read from Christine, on another thread, that if someone is having heavy periods, taking tons of iron may not solve the problem. ... (10 replies)
... Thank goodness for Ferritin tests! Yes, I have had that very thing happen to me but my HGB went down to 8.5 before I caught it. I got sick 6 months ago and they all told me I must take care of the blood loss. Which I found hard to believe it was my periods. They have been heavy all my life. ... (7 replies)
... bit long! I was diagnosed with iron deficiency about two weeks ago. I wanted to find out more about the topic so I've been reading this forum among other things and I've found the posts here really useful! I've still got some nagging questions though. ... (9 replies)

... I am so sorry that you are going through all this and I know it can be really difficult. If it makes you feel unsafe or scared then you may want to go to the ER. ... (8 replies)
... Glad you are feeling better. Yes you need to rule out all possible cause of your low ferritin and hgb levels. Your period could be a cause, but also your thyroid. Your TSH should be below 3, that is the new standard. ... (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)
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... Your low ferritin could very well be from your heavy periods. ... (4 replies)
Anemia?
Nov 1, 2008
... Yes, I have suffered most of your symptoms. This is different for everyone. A low ferritin can cause many symptoms, you don't say if you are anemic yet or not. The end stage of the ferritin stores is anemia. ... (4 replies)
... I would suggest that you get the colonoscopy and endoscopy done to rule out all possilbe blood lose. I had them done several times. ... (6 replies)
... months ago I started taking iron pills. At that time my iron, hgb, hct, mcv, ferritin and mch was all low. ... (2 replies)
... I would get a CBC to see what my Hgb level really runs. I'm not sure that the tests they do at the blood banks are real accurate. ... (4 replies)
Hello, new here
Nov 11, 2008
... have been suffering from some odd symptoms for about 3 yrs and discovered that I have a iron count of 2. ... (28 replies)
... When you saw your doctor and your Hgb was 12.2, that is when you should have started some type of iron. You should not have waited to drop further. An optimal Hgb for a female is 14.0. So, you can see you were already at the low end of the range. ... (8 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)
Anemia
Jul 6, 2009
... Hi. Thanks so much for responding. I did call the Doctor and got my lab results. Still not sure how to read it or what it means exactly. ... (5 replies)
Update!
Jan 5, 2009
... Just thought I would give you all an update on my anemia situation. Last spring I was diagnosed with IDA and B12 anemia, in fact my Doc now writes Pericious Anemia on my chart although I have not been tested for intrinsic factor. ... (1 replies)
Fear of Flying?
Jul 24, 2003
... his new thread...the other was getting a little long! It'll be interesting to see if anyone has any answers about the flying thing. I did a quick search online and I actually found some articles written on this...they all said that if you're hgb is below 8. ... (6 replies)
Ferritin questions
Aug 29, 2010
... but my cbc was normal. I feel terrible. I see an endocrinologist tomorrow and a hemotologist Friday. My tsh was normal but didn't do any free testing. A random blood sample cortisol level was low. Hoping I find out some answers soon. ... (2 replies)
Ferritin questions
Nov 12, 2009
... to accommodate different levels of iron. Ferritin is stored in the bone marrow and organs. ... (2 replies)


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