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... What kind of specialist can I see for fatigue? ... (34 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)
... I know I am unusual but when my level falls below 11 I am exhausted. I can usually tell the doctor my level before he takes my blood to the tenth of a percent. ... (5 replies)

... risk is higher but it would be so worth it. Yes he is not too happy about my ferritin being 2. I have suffered from extreme exhaustion, dizziness, feeling week, and I do get short of breath but I have asthma and I aslway thought that was the reason. He wants my ferritin to be at least 100. ... (10 replies)
... I hear ya on the doctor and the anxiety issues! I asked my doctor if she would test my iron levels as per all the symptoms i was experiencing, and she told me "you don't LOOK like someone with an iron problem" I don't LOOK like i have an iron issue? ... (5 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)
... For those asking about ferritin levels and iron. The ferritin level measures how good your body is at extracting iron from food or supplements you are taking. ... (21 replies)
Low Ferritin
Jan 15, 2016
... A year ago my ferritin iron etc was getting lower and lower even though I was taking Iron,I was exhausted all the time,couldn't breath when walking up stairs, had the most awful pains in my legs, I was a wreck..I work Im an accountant but I also did my surveyors degree a few years ago... ... (1 replies)
... please excuse my spelling, on my phone ;) (4 replies)
... Hi, I have no idea what my levels are at this moment because we just changes insurance and I haven't seen it new doc yet. As soon as my hemoglobin was norma my hemo doc said iI was fine even though my ferritin was a 7. ... (4 replies)
... of course make sure the dosage is not too low either, as long as you can tolerate it. ... (10 replies)
... No, I havent had my kidney function checked...I will ask my dr about that today. Im extremely dizzy and short of breath so I know it hasnt gone up, I just hope it hasnt gone lower than 6.4 in a weeks time. ... (36 replies)
... i don't know if I'm anemic or what.... but for the last 6 months or so I've had low iron. I don't have all the numbers but my iron stores were like an 18, then down to 15 now at 9. ... (9 replies)
... i'm a little confused! i recently visited the doctor because i was feeling really run down, short of breath, dizzy, etc. and they did routine bloodwork. ... (5 replies)
... I've been anemic off and on for a few years now. My Dr. sent me to a Hematologist to investigate further. Well, he ran some tests and found that I didn't have many immature red blood cells so he wanted to do a bone marrow biopsy to make sure it wasn't something serious. ... (3 replies)
Low Ferritin
Feb 24, 2007
... y anemia symptoms were my hypothyroid acting up again. She sent me straight to the hematologist after looking at my labs. The hematologist told me to just take iron to bring my levels up. My ferritin started out at 4 when I first saw her. In about 6 months of the iron it went up to 23. ... (49 replies)
... I lose hair like crazy from low ferritin. As far as the iron. Have you tried the infusions at all? ... (89 replies)
... For the past five years, I have felt like absolute crap. When it first began, I was given a blood test and was told my iron and hemaglobin were fine but my Ferritin was at a 6. I was prescribed iron pills but had to stop taking them because they made me so sick. ... (10 replies)
... When you say your iron level is a 5, I assume you mean ferritin? ... (1 replies)
... I'm 33 year old male, been healthy all my life until I just found out 2 days ago my hgb 8.3 and hct 25, which are both low. ... (0 replies)


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