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... Wow. I just found this board and was reading your iron saturation level. Now I"m really scared. My daughter just got her lab results back and her iron saturation level was 4 and marked "Alert". Her serum level is low also, 17. ... (4 replies)
... and transferrin was 379. She recommended to my PCP that he test to see if i'm losing blood from anywhere.. he told me just to go on 325 mg ferrous sulfate with 500 mg vitamin C... ... (3 replies)
... I have received a test result of 14.5 for iron saturation. I have recently started to lose a lot of hair, have been extremely tired on occasion and have low grade headache and body aches. What should be done next? ... (4 replies)

... First of all thanks so much for replying. No, they don't know what is causing it. That is one reason my PCP is sending me to a hematologist. My PCP said she doesn't believe that I am bleeding internally since my H&H is normal. She thinks that I am not able to absorb the iron properly. She is concerned because last August my ferritin level was 8.2, they rechecked it on... (4 replies)
... Transferrin 237, alt 90, and ast 30. So in Jan 16 my numbers are ferritin 358, alt 218, and ast 57. I didnt get the other test numbers at this time but Im posting here due to my beta trait to see if there is any correlation because my doctors are running out of ideas. ... (0 replies)
... responsible for moving the iron where it needs to go. HVT can be caused by a genetic mutation and certain meds. You may want your doctor to run a "Transferrin saturation test", "Total iron binding capacity test", "Serum Ferritin test" and a "HFE mutation test. Web MD will have more info. on this. ... (8 replies)
... Low sat and low serum are indicative of iron deficiency. Has she had other labs, what were those results like? ... (4 replies)
... and or a low ferritin. This may be the reason for hair loss and tiredness. ... (4 replies)
... Jennifer--The sat% is what iron there is circulating in your blood at the time of the test, which reflects that you are low. The ferritin as you already know, tells that your iron stores in the organs and bone marrow are being depleted. The end stage of iron stores is anemia. And an increased RBC count might show over production of RBC's. Increased RBC will also give you... (4 replies)
... I'm new to the board and have been reading the posts like crazy trying to make sense of my recent discouraging blood test results. The results are similar to many others who've posted, but I wanted to run them by the forum in case something stood out. ... (0 replies)
... thought to test my iron stores. ... (10 replies)
... I am a 50 year old women who experiences very heavy periods each month. Doc did an iron test and this is the results. ... (2 replies)
... So the most recent test was drawn while I was still taking 45mg daily, at night with no food. ... (2 replies)
... size of your red blood cells. In long term iron deficiency, the red blood cells will shrink in size and your measurement will be lower than normal. I think the low end of the scale is 80. ... (4 replies)
... chis--Welcome to the boards!:wave: 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)
Iron Saturation?
Feb 8, 2007
... In this test they measure the amount of transferrin that iron can bind to. ... (4 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)
... My Ferritin and Iron Saturation was not tested then. I began weekly B12 injections and continued the Vit D. ... (3 replies)
... I strongly suggest that you request copies of your test results so that you can monitor any abnormalities. ... (21 replies)


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