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... I have been feeling very run down and exhausted. The doc that is treating me for my thyroid wanted me to see a hematologist for what he referred to as suboptimal ferritin levels. My thyroid numbers have been up and down over the years. My ferritin is always low. ... (15 replies)
... I have had a similar experience to you also, i live in Chester and had similar symptoms that you are discribing. Had blood test and although i am not anaemic my ferritin was 8.8 on 19 Jan. Had a message from GP surgery to pick up a prescription and so i am back on the iron tablets again. ... (5 replies)
... I just had blood work done today. My ferritin is 4, hg is 9.8 which is up from 9.1 and my crit is 23. ... (15 replies)

... I recently had trouble with my iron levels also. I went to give blood and was turned down because my hematocrit was 35. ... (5 replies)
Low iron/ferritin
Mar 28, 2001
... but everything else seems to be fine so she sent me away to wait 6 weeks to give the iron a chance to build up. But even in the last week my energy and mental state have gone down even more. I'm afraid something worse is happening with me. ... (1 replies)
... I still get monthly periods. I am 43 and my periods are now closer together and last longer. ... (2 replies)
Ferritin levels
Feb 9, 2012
... My blood work came back that i was Moderate Microcytic Anemia due to heavy periods, I have a fibroid. My ferritin level in December 2011 was 15. ... (26 replies)
... Last year I was dx with IDA. It was on accident. I am the one who pointed out to my PCP that everytime I had bloodwork done, my CBC's were always off. Since 2006, I noticed that my HGB and HCT were either normal or low. It was back and forth. ... (1 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)
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... The measurements for blood work have relative ranges. The ranges vary according to sea level. At sea level 13 is not bad at all but in the mountains, it is not high enough for you to get enough oxygen to your blood and will cause a lot of unpleasant symptoms. ... (1 replies)
... t walk much, would have shortness of breath when climbing stairs so much that I dreaded climbing any stairs at all. I had to go on a vacation during this time and booked wheelchairs at the airport and even got wheelchair at a big mall. ... (6 replies)
... I know it's a huge guess but sometimes can be the cause when no other reason can be found. Might be worth looking into. With a ferritin of 6 you can't really afford to sit around and wait for things to continue to drop. Having a low ferritin can cause so many issues and problems. ... (8 replies)
... So glad to have found this forum. To be honest, I've been stalking it for quite a few months as I've been having trouble with low ferritin levels since the beginning of the year. ... (6 replies)
... Not sure if I spelled that right, but then I was talking on here and I remember someone said that the Slow Fe is pretty close to the actual 325 mg's of Ferrous Sulfate .... as far as actual Iron you are getting. ... (5 replies)
... What kind of anemia does this look like? ... (14 replies)
... I can also say, before I became anemic and had a ferritin level of 5 I never felt this awful. ... (17 replies)
... diff and my hemoglobin was ok though? ... (10 replies)
... Hi. Thanks for all the information. My last ferritin was 11 according to the last hematologist I saw. He never did show me any lab results on paper. This was before April 9, when I had the 2 hr. infusion of Infed. This doctor never did a ferritin test since, or any other iron levels. ... (12 replies)
... before my infusions I started about a month ago. After my first two infusions my hemo was an 11.2 and my ferritin was a 52. So I am sure you will see good improvement as well! The first few times I went I was asked by different nurses "were you a gastro patient? ... (7 replies)


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