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Ferritin level
Mar 12, 2009
... You feel well because you have enough iron in circulation and you are not anemic at all with a 15 Hgb. Your ferritin is what is low and that can take up to a year to replete. This means you have no iron stores which is a reserve for whenever the body needs iron. ... (3 replies)
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... 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)

... which in itself is classic for iron deficiency anemia but not diagnostic .. but your iron studies are classic for iron deficiency anemia ... ... (11 replies)
Recent tests
Mar 11, 2013
... Hey there. I think you should be perfectly fine taking that amount of iron daily for a while. Last check my ferritin was a 30 and my ob told me to plan on taking iron for another year, so I don't see it being a problem. Ferritin takes forever to raise so I wouldn't anticipate a problem. ... (3 replies)
Recent tests
Mar 11, 2013
... I was on high dose elemental iron ferrous fumarate for 18 days, then began to feel bad. So I knew my intake of iron was a bit much. ... (3 replies)
... I got my blood labs back from the doc today, but it wasn't without a hitch. I just found out today that, the iron level as well as te TIBC should have been done after fasting for 12 hours. My dr. didn't mention this, and the tests were done on me, with no fasting at all. ... (3 replies)
... They all tell about iron. The ferritin is the more telling of the total iron stored in the bone marrow. ... (1 replies)
... Also worried that my ferritin is very low normal. ... (4 replies)
... to join us. It is a little unusual for a young male to be diagnosed with IDA so it is good that your doctor is scheduling the colonoscopy. If your ferritin and iron are low it can mean that you are losing blood somewhere through internal bleeding so that is what he wants to check out. ... (11 replies)
... Is the amount of iron in circulation at the time of testing. ... (2 replies)
... all have regarding these labs. They are quite confusing considering they don't quite add up to...anything, actually. Some normal, some low, but those that are low should actually be high..etc. ... (1 replies)
... Hey there, I believe that the saturation is a percentage of the total amount of iron in your body. When I went for my IV last Monday, I tried to talk my way out of it because I was scared. ... (4 replies)
... My thyroid labs look okay though, apart from high TSH? Thyroglobulin Antibody 13.4 N Thyroid Peroxidase Antibodies 10.5 N TOTAL T4 134 N THYROID STIMULATING HORMONE 4.11 N FREE T4 17.5 N FREE T3 6.3 N (3 replies)
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... have a blood draw an hour before the appt., and then most likely be set up for IV iron treatments. ... (6 replies)
... Hemoglobin LOW 11.2 ref 12. ... (2 replies)
Venofer Experience
May 13, 2014
... running days. My first dr was convinced the running was leading to blood loss in the GI track...the jury is still out on this one. My iron levels continued to be problematic even after all the iron supplements taken on a empty stomach so my new dr suggested getting Venofer infusions. ... (18 replies)
... now I am anemic not iron deficient. ... (14 replies)
... I received my labwork back from the NP and I have been diagnosed with IDA. She gave me iron pills but I had a total colectomy a year and a half ago and I think the IDA is from not having large intestines. ... (4 replies)


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