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... My lab results yesterday shows that my iron saturation at 5% is quite low. I have been feeling like something that cat dragged in for a couple of years now but have only been minimally tested for iron with only CBCs in the past. My hematocrit and hemoglobin levels have been out of range for about a year but not enough to cause any concern. This week was the first time that... (10 replies)
... I asked about the RDW value, but the doctor didn't seem concerned. I was so relieved! ... (6 replies)
... I previously posted my complaints and numbers here under the following threads: 5-25-2008 New Here and Iron Deficient With Questions 7-04-2008 Progress Report From approximately May 19 thru June 19 I took 2 to 3 PolyIron150 capsules per day. By mid-June my hgb had risen from 11.4 to 12.4 (range 12.0-15.0). The doctor said that I should stop the PolyIron and switch... (7 replies)

... Hello. First post. Last week my fingers/hands began exhibiting a tremor and I started getting leg jerks. I saw my neurologist who ordered MRI's and I asked if he would check my magnesium. He agreed, and since he was ordering blood work for magnesium he decided to order other blood work then. Lab results: Hemoglobin: 8.8 Hematocrit: 30.7 MCV: 70 MCH: 20.2 MCHC:... (1 replies)
Anemia
Jul 6, 2009
... FLFLOWERGIRL, Hi. Thanks so much for responding. I did call the Doctor and got my lab results. Still not sure how to read it or what it means exactly. Back in September of 08 my results were: HgB 9.3 HCT 30.9 MCV 69.4 MCH 20.9 RDW 17.8 High MCHC 30.1 (5 replies)
... Hi, My doctor has been following my blood work for a few months, based on symptoms I was having that were suspicious (hair loss, lightheadness, fatigue, ice cravings -the fatigue was manifesting into frustration, short temper and moodiness with my kids). I am taking 325 mg supplement every night, with Vitamin C and B complex. I am feeling somewhat better, a little more... (6 replies)
... Here are my lab results from this summer. Any advice as to what they mean or anything?? 4/29/07, WBC- 8.4 RBC- 4.35 HGB- 12.8 HCT- 37.8 MCV- 86.9 MCH- 29.5 MCHC- 34.0 (65 replies)
... Low Blood 11.3 Low MCH 26.5 and High RDW 16. ... (0 replies)
Elevated RDW
Nov 9, 2017
... I had two blood tests about a month and a half ago and was told by the doctor that my counts are "consistent with iron-deficiency anemia". I was told to take iron supplements for a month, then have another blood test (and to continue taking iron for two months after that). I have been taking iron supplements for a little over a month and just got the results from the latest... (0 replies)
Possible Anaemia?
Jun 25, 2009
... I know that apart from the RDW everything is classed as normal but they are quite low normals ssome of them. ... (4 replies)
... here are my recent lab results. mine normal range wbc - 5.2 4-10.8 rbc - 5.5 4-6.2 hgb - 17.0 12.8-17.8 hct - 50.4 38.4-53.4 mcv - 91.4 82.3-97.8 mch - 30.9 27.1-33 mchc- 33.8 32.1-36 (2 replies)
... CBC W/DIFF White Blood Cells: 6.9 THOU/UL (3.8-10.8) Red Blood Cell Count: 5.24 MIL/U (4.2-5.8) Hemoglobin: 16.1 G/DL (13.2-17.1) Hematocrit: 46.7% (38.5-50) MCV: 89.1 FL (80-100) MCH: 30.7 PG (27-33) MCHC: 34.5 G/DL (32-36) RDW: 12.6% (11-15) (3 replies)
... Okay, so I went to doctor to get some blood tests done for various STDs, and such. I've been under a lot of anxiety about possible STDs, right? So I have some tests done, including a thyroid test that came back 2.56, which I think is in normal range according to the (.5-5.5) next to it, besides it wasn't underlined like the stuff that showed irregularities. WBC:... (0 replies)
... On May 31st, I had iron labs and CBC run. They showed iron deficiency and anemia. B12 and folate were also checked, and they were normal. Hemoglobin 9.9 (11.1 - 15.9) Hematocrit 32.0 (34.0 - 46.6) MCV 74 (79 - 97) MCH 22.9 (26.6 - 33.0) MCHC 30.9 (31.5 - 35.7) RDW 16.1 (12.3 - 15.4) All other CBC values were normal. Reticulocyte count was 0.6 (0.6 - 2.6). Here... (6 replies)
... and they all look fine, as does the MCV, but my RDW is 15. ... (2 replies)
Test results help
Aug 10, 2012
... Hello, Does anyone here have test results same/similar to these: TEST-------------RESULT-----RANGE Iron Serum------240---------40-155 Ferritin-----------32----------30-400 UiBC-------------134----------150-375 Transferrin------284----------200-370 b12---------------748----------211-946 (2 replies)
... Hello Friends, I had my blood work done for the first time and I've been diagnosed with Iron Deficiency Anemia. I'm Male, 32 yrs of age & physically active. Also, I think I may have been iron deficient since a long time. My 'Ferritin' & 'Iron % Saturation' is really low. However Hemoglobin & Hematocrit looks okay. Isn't it contradictory? I thought if I'm anemic, my... (11 replies)
... We were hoping that I had hypothyroidism but I guess I don't. I'm tired all of the time. I get to the point where I am exhausted. When I work out I feel like I'm going to pass out / can't breathe... but not from my asthma, it feels like my body can't handle the work out. (LA BOXING) It literally feels like the blood doesn't have enough oxygen to keep me going or... (18 replies)
... march 2001 had son via c-section iron infusion while in hospital and low iron during pregnancy dec 2006 had surgery to remove scar tissue and repair muscles in stomach b/c of poor healing due to c-section feb 2007 started having severe nose bleeds and found had a septal perforation (hole on inside) of nose in septum march 2007 went to ent specialist did biopsy ruled out... (5 replies)
... My wife has been laid out for the last 6 months. It took 4 months before one of the doctors decided to check her ferritin level. Her other blood work would dip in and out iron anemia but just enough for one of the doctors to prescribe iron pills. Her ferritin in June was a 6. After one month on iron supps it increased to an 11. Finally a doctor decided she needed iron... (12 replies)


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