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... checks of your ferritin level. Obviously that wasn't a good plan, since you couldn't "make it" until December. ... (19 replies)
... Rheumatologists are notorious for dragging their feet on making a diagnosis. The fact that he "suspects" lupus and has said that, may be all the commitment you'll get out of him for now. ... (19 replies)
... burning in my hands and feet. I think it may be a low ferritin again. The fatigue and nerve issues had gotten better since my last venofer infusion. ... (19 replies)

... Lymphoma, low ferritin. ... (3 replies)
Low Ferritin
Feb 23, 2007
... I don't know how long my ferritin has been low but I think, probably for about 2 years now. ... (49 replies)
... Please just bare with me, i had not been on this board for over 1yr. i am having a very very low ferritin... 5.. it went up to 8 went down to 7 and now is 9 yeah!! i had studied everything to know about ferring, FMS, Iron deficiency, CFS. ... (17 replies)
... Well, in a nutshell, there are lots of reasons I think a diagnosis is hard to get: 1. Autoimmune diseases have lots of similarities and overlaps with both symptoms and lab abnormalities. One can look very much like another, and Drs don't want to call it one thing, then later change their mind. 2. Autoimmune disease tend to evolve over a long time period, rather than present... (19 replies)
... Wow, Ladybug....That's really interesting info! Any idea on why the rheumatologists are so reluctant to make the lupus diagnosis? ... (19 replies)
... TSH is within 'normal range' then most doctors will not test any further. I only know this through reading the thyroid board. I move between this board, Fibro, Lupus and Thyroid to find out information. It's like a total minefield. ... (5 replies)
... ce could certainly be an issue. There are two blood tests to check for celiac disease, but you can still have gluten sensitivity without celiac. It could explain low ferritin if absorption is poor. You will know if your ferritin hasn't come up substantially. ... (5 replies)
... Ferritin is your iron stores and can cause a numerous amount of symptoms, including headaches, hairloss, no energy, muscle weakness, etc. Hair loss from low ferritin is one of the biggest complaints women have. ... (2 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)
... llets are high, if APL antibodies are positive, you'd be at high risk for blood clots, and should be on something for prevention. Checking ferritin. You can have low ferritin indicating iron deficiency with a normal serum iron level. Do you know what your MCV on blood count is? ... (12 replies)
Ferritin level 6
Jul 5, 2011
... Yes, my periods are heavy so I think this is the likely culprit for me. ANA is Antinuclear Antibody test (I had to check that myself!). It covers a wide spectrum of autoimmune diseases. If a weak positive or positive ANA comes back after testing, further testing is carried out to look for specific antibodies related to connective tissue diseases. Rheumatologists are the... (10 replies)
Wife with Anemia
Nov 28, 2008
... our wife is feeling poorly. It sounds like she may have a couple of things going on. Only your doctor can tell you through further testing. Did they ever do a ferritin check when she was anemic? ... (5 replies)
... short of breath with exertion, dizziness, muscle cramps in legs, like while climbing stairs, fast heartbeat, having to lie down after exertion. Some people with low ferritin seem to get ringing in ears and visual disturbance. Some of your symptoms could point to another underlying problem associated with the anemia. ... (14 replies)
So Many Problems
Apr 14, 2010
... Hypothyroidism, hypertension, high cholesterol, Asthma, Borderline Diabetes , due to years on steroids, I have become Wheat Gluten Intolerant and Anaemic with a low Ferritin of 10.My Haemoglobin at present is 11.1 but falling. I am taking iron, I eat a well balanced diet but think it may be due to my gut. ... (2 replies)
... I think the low ferritin is also related. Best of luck with your testing. Keep us posted. ... (10 replies)
... If you suspect or are worried about an inflammatory process, you need to ask to be tested for that. You are correct in that it can cause an elevated ferritin. A fairly simple test, these days, to look for inflammation is the C-Reactive Protein test. My doctor ran that on me as a *start* to looking for autoimmune disorders that might cause anemia. So, if you had a... (16 replies)
... O. I started out on the Lupus board, just reading not posting then MS board, all of these have been ruled out. See, that is why they say anxiety because I show this at my apts. ... (65 replies)


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