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... and or a low ferritin. This may be the reason for hair loss and tiredness. ... (4 replies)
... I read this same thing about the transferrin being high with iron deficiency. ... (8 replies)
... tissues are getting little iron for optimal functioning? ... (0 replies)

... I don't know a whole bunch about iron injections as I just took the pills and they seemed to work for me. My Dr. is relating my low iron to heavy bleeding as well. I have read a lot on these forums and have read some people struggle with injections while others don't. ... (1 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)
... The best way to tell if your anemic or not is with blood tests. Your saturation is low but what is your iron serum and ferritin level? ... (3 replies)
Iron Saturation?
Feb 8, 2007
... In this test they measure the amount of transferrin that iron can bind to. ... (4 replies)
... Generally, low oxygen saturation will cause the drowsiness. The doctor will have to diagnose the reason for the low saturation level. Some chemicals will cause anemia. But, in young females, most of the time, it is blood loss from menstrual periods and maybe a diet weak in iron. ... (1 replies)
... While your ferritin is considered normal it's still in the low range this number can go all the way up to 200, do you think your crazy? ... (2 replies)
... The Dr said it was low iron but not anemia and shouldn't result in any sx. ... (2 replies)
... I have suffered low iron for years. I never take the pills they give me as they give me awful constipation. I asked my Dr for iron injections, so she prescribed me 5 injections over 5 weeks. ... (1 replies)
... I don't really know what those numbers are but my iron last check was 50 and very well within normal. You should ask your doctor what they mean or google it. Was this test done since you started taking iron? ... (3 replies)
... I don't want to increase my iron saturation even more by continuing iron supplements but my ferritin levels should increase by quite a bit. Not sure what is going on. ... (0 replies)
... iron saturation is 8. Ferritin is 14. What does this mean? ... (3 replies)
... My Ferritin and Iron Saturation was not tested then. I began weekly B12 injections and continued the Vit D. ... (3 replies)
... My daughter (13yrs) recently had a raft of blood tests, they all came out normal except her iron saturation which was 18% and should at least be 20%, what does this mean, and how can we increase it. My doctor hasnt mentioned in and said all is normal. I am concerned because I am currently iron deficient with iron saturation at 15% and my hair has been falling out. I read... (2 replies)
Chronic Low Iron?
Aug 12, 2008
... Oh, if they could only so easily tell if a person absorbs iron or not. They cannot tell this. So, the doctor has looked at your labs and has determined that you don't have much iron stored anywhere. ... (24 replies)
... I have some other issues, GI mostly, including IBS and acid reflux. I take nexium for the reflux which could be affecting my iron absorption. My doctor is very good and watches my blood often. ... (8 replies)
... Thank you very much, Aussiejono and Flowergirl! I have been taking the full dose of iron now for a week (FES04) 325 mg tabs 3x/day and it's working out now, thanks to some advice on this board to eat bran cereal daily. But I'm writing this down for future reference. Also taking a multi. This board is very helpful - can't thank you all enough. So much more helpful info on... (8 replies)
... and I have symptoms of it...BUT....i have a NORMAL RBC count. Is low RBC count required for the diagnosis of anemia? ... (3 replies)


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