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... When your total body iron is high ferritin is usually high, when total iron body is low, ferritin tends to be low as well. ... (1 replies)
... PI's will reduce acid in your stomach, thus creating a problem with absorption of iron. Your level seems very low. You need to find yourself another hematologist and PCP. ... (8 replies)
... Welcome to the board! Sorry that you are going through this too. Many of the people on this board are still trying to find out what and why. But we can help you a little and give support when needed. ... (20 replies)

Low Ferritin at -3
Mar 27, 2009
... T is also a common culprit for a low ferritin. You are also mildly anemic if it is your Hgb that is 11.5. I am not familiar with this low iron level range? ... (8 replies)
... When you saw your doctor and your Hgb was 12.2, that is when you should have started some type of iron. You should not have waited to drop further. An optimal Hgb for a female is 14.0. So, you can see you were already at the low end of the range. ... (8 replies)
... When taking PPI's you still absorb iron, just not as much as normal stomach acid would allow. I think that over many years, and possibly combined with other factors, it is then that it can cause a problem for some people. ... (8 replies)
... eventually resulting in lowered ferritin. This leads to anemia. Anemia can even happen only at the time when you have a period and resolve on it's own. If you tend to run low on iron you are at greater risk for a low ferritin. ... (24 replies)
... range. I was told to supplement iron until there is no blood loss or I stop taking PPI's which I cannot. So, there is a reason that you are losing iron and you need to discover that cause. Whether it is from your cycle or what. Next, I would supplement at least with a multivitamin, if you haven't already. ... (2 replies)
... ie synthyroid. It can take several months if you are anemic to feel a huge difference even with iron replacement. But in my case, my iron goes up after the IV and then back down, thus causing symptoms to continue. ... (5 replies)
New To The Site
Mar 1, 2007
... plyori, just finished my second a few weeks ago. So far a little of everything has caused my anemia and low ferritin, ie ulcers, heavy periods, and AVM. But I can now say finally starting to feel better and my levels are normal. ... (9 replies)
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Anaemia symptons??
May 28, 2008
... My B12 was 180 which is just slightly off the low end. Is it that bad? ... (4 replies)
... also discharged me at a 20 ferritin and said anything over 10 and under 1000 was good. Goodbye, come back if you ever eat ice again. That's that. ... (3 replies)
... Back away from the ledge!! You are going to be fine. You are considered moderately anemic at a 8.5 Hgb, you would not need a blood transfusion until your Hgb was a 7, so you caught it in time! I had almost exactly the same numbers as you. ... (11 replies)
Anemia
Nov 27, 2008
... Sorry I was not clear enough. Although it is not as bad as it could be, it is not good!! Some people come on here and are very scared, don't know what the severity of there anemia is so I tell them exactly. Anemia symptoms DO NOT always correlate with the HGB value. ... (8 replies)
... severely anemic with a 6.8 Hgb and a 20 Hct. Can I ask your age? ... (2 replies)
... or low iron. Did they tell you if you are anemic or not? ... (7 replies)
Hello, new here
Nov 11, 2008
... have been suffering from some odd symptoms for about 3 yrs and discovered that I have a iron count of 2. ... (28 replies)
... low ferritin and would be glad to share some of my own experience if it would be helpful to you. ... (4 replies)
... Your low ferritin could very well be from your heavy periods. ... (4 replies)




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