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... I have never had a false Ferritin test but I've had a CBC and CMP that came back totally messed up. The doctor that read the result said that my liver enzymes were elevated and asked if I had Hep C. ... (2 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)
... H I have super heavy periods too and I am also anemic. I am taking iron and my levels are better. I am looking into options as far as a hysdirctomy or the shot that puts you through the change....etc. I hate dealing with this horrid period every month!! (1 replies)

... hoping someone might have some ideas on my questions. ... (1 replies)
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)
... and I have heard that when something is going on with your thyroid that it can mess up your ferritin levels. ... (74 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)
... I'm new to this board and I was wondering if someone can answer some questions for me. I feel really bad and I'm confused after reading some of the threads on here. ... (2 replies)
... nted 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)
... lement. Wrote "if you don't see improvement, then you should contact a dermatologist." I'm an academic so I immediately went to the primary literature to read up on iron, anemia, etc. ... (4 replies)
... Hello. First time poster......I have a few questions I'd like to put out there for anyone who could answer....... ... (5 replies)
... and start you on iron supplements. Some times the oral iron works and sometimes not. If it doesnt work, they will go to iron infusions. ... (12 replies)
... for sure. At least this makes it a little easier to DX. I cannot imagine having to go gluten free, I am very sorry for you. I was very thankful that I did not test positive for this one. But as it has been pointed out it can cause major health problems if you don't. So, it is up to you at this point, right? ... (4 replies)
... to boost your iron intake for a few months. Ferrous sulfate is more easily absorbed so ask your doctor to prescribe this...like my doc did. You can purchase it on line on Amazon, but iron supplements should be ok'd by your doc. ... (1 replies)
... GYN and she diagnosed me with iron deficiency anemia and hypothyroidism. My ferritin level came back as 6, TSH was 5.76, and free T4 was 1. ... (1 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)
... 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)
... unting down a mystery as to why this is happening to them now. It's a fairly serious thing and you do need to persevere until you get the answers as to why your ferritin is so low. Others here will know better than I do as to what other tests you should request. I think your doctor should test your thyroid levels. ... (10 replies)
... Hi Audrey. My sleep study was on Friday, and I actually got a reasonable night's sleep. ... (10 replies)


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