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Ferritin questions
Aug 29, 2010
... I know it has been awhile since this was posted but very helpful. My ferritin level is less than one (My md said it was undetectable) but my cbc was normal. I feel terrible. I see an endocrinologist tomorrow and a hemotologist Friday. My tsh was normal but didn't do any free testing. A random blood sample cortisol level was low. Hoping I find out some answers soon. ... (2 replies)
Ferritin questions
Nov 12, 2009
... to accommodate different levels of iron. Ferritin is stored in the bone marrow and organs. ... (2 replies)
... The confusing thing is this. My UIBC and TIBC are both low, yet I do not have high iron and certainly not high ferritin. ... (1 replies)

... Hi Mike, We're buddies in this. ;-) My last dr visit was the beginning of April and when I asked him about the discrepancy, he didn't say too much-just..."stop taking the iron supplements". He was a general surgeon and I think probably, mostly focuses on colonoscopy/gastroscopy findings. My chiropractor also agreed that I should stop taking the supplements. So, all I do... (2 replies)
... which is also very hard on the system and I got purple blotches all over. This has made it very difficult to get my ferritin and hemoglobin up. Even with the shots, it took years for my blood to be within the normal ranges. ... (5 replies)
... I was told my Red Cell Folate is high at 711.3 I don't know if this is something I should be worried about or what it means? ... (37 replies)
... I did post on the thyroid board also about the supplements I have but will try here also. ... (10 replies)
... ions as of monday next week. I'm tired of carrying around iron supplements in varying forms and taking it X amount of times per day and everybody at work asking questions about it etc etc and it's not convenient and it's not really working the best. ... (11 replies)
... Now that absorption is much better my iron is creeping up, UIBC and TIBC both going down. Ferritin was up 4 years ago, and has been creeping down. Perhaps lower Ferritin is associated with hashi as suggested. ... (21 replies)
... sorry if my post is a bit long! I was diagnosed with iron deficiency about two weeks ago. I wanted to find out more about the topic so I've been reading this forum among other things and I've found the posts here really useful! I've still got some nagging questions though. ... (9 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)
... I have new lab results and a couple of questions that I would appreciate opinions on. Great News! ... (22 replies)
... My gp was of no help, he didn't even notice that my ferritin levels were so low. I visited a dermatologist and she was hopeless too and said it was only stress and that my hair looked healthy and it would grow back. ... (9 replies)
... Here's the deal.....a healthy woman needs about 8 or 9 mg. of iron daily......and, if you have no health issues, you can get this amount from a normal diet. ... (1 replies)
... I am 20 years old, female, and 24 weeks pregnant. When I was about 6 weeks pregnant, I started losing clumps of hair and was always very weak and felt faint. ... (1 replies)
... s, most likely because I am not losing weight rapidly and do not have vomiting or blood in my stool. I went for a while not having any dairy, red meat, or foods high in fat. I did feel a little better, but still had problems. These days I eat some dairy with lactaid and still avoid red meat and foods high in fat. ... (10 replies)
... Glad you are feeling better. Yes you need to rule out all possible cause of your low ferritin and hgb levels. Your period could be a cause, but also your thyroid. Your TSH should be below 3, that is the new standard. ... (5 replies)
... Regarding your labs, you asked if ferritin is a good test of anemia. ... (4 replies)
... I am not sure whether taking extra B12 can increase ferritin or not. I read somewhere that it might, but it wasn't a credible source. ... (3 replies)
... I know that when my ferritin reached 25, my GP thought I should just stick with 18 mg of iron per day. Even though 25 ferritin is still too low, when you do start rising they want to be careful with iron overload. ... (22 replies)


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