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... THat is a level of ferritin which would cause hair loss. THat is mostly what brought me to the doctor... I have an inch thick of hair in my brush every time I brush... ... (8 replies)
... Pomster... thanks for your reply. ... (7 replies)
... I must admit I only read Donna's forum.. it caught me off guard when you wrote sometimes your legs would hurt. I've had chronic pain in my legs, mainly muscles, for about 3 years now. However the doctors so far cannot find the reason for this. ... (12 replies)

... Good morning! I am new to this board, but I am hoping someone can shed some light on my situation. I am a 41 year old with Graves Disease for the past 10 years. We recently moved out of state, so I had to get a new endocrinologist. He checked my blood and said my blood was slightly low, but no concern. ... (23 replies)
... Takes a bit of catching up when you haven't been on the net for only 2 days!!!! ... (80 replies)
... He told me to check my iron, ferritin and TIBC levels, which I did while on vacation. ... (6 replies)
... For those asking about ferritin levels and iron. The ferritin level measures how good your body is at extracting iron from food or supplements you are taking. ... (21 replies)
Low ferritin
Jun 8, 2013
... That is absolutely not true. I have had a normal hemoglobin for months and am still taking iron... ... (22 replies)
... the opposite actually and that is from my primary and my OB. I have normal hemoglobin and normal hematocrit after 8 months on iron and my Dr. says as long as my ferritin is low the anemia diagnosis sticks. One of the very first things that starts to drop with anemia is in fact your ferritin. ... (8 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)
... Thank you for sharing your story. I am so sorry that you have been dealing with this so long. To finally find out that you have low iron is just crazy after all this time. Doctors will say many different things about low ferritin and low iron symptoms. ... (22 replies)
... Have you been checked for Gluten Intolerance? ... (8 replies)
... As the years went on my hair shed more and more and my scalp looked fine, but you could tell in the length of my hair that i had lost at least half of it. The reason my scalp looked fine was that i constantly had new regrowth, but it wasnt able to alst the distance. ... (10 replies)
... I never knew hair loss was connected to low Ferritin levels! I have been losing my hair for the past year, and have just been told my Ferritin level is 2 so am now on 670gms iron per day. My doctor thinks it will take about 6 months to get the levels back up. My haemoglobin is also low. ... (21 replies)
... s in the colon that were normal, a polyp in my stomach which was normal, and one in my duodenum which was also normal. The gastro. doctor said he didn't see any reason for bleeding from these two tests. I haven't had a follow up visit with him, just spoke to a hurried nurse on the phone. ... (23 replies)
... tibc was 4.9. No real reason found for this. I have GI issues, so I imagine it is some kind of malabsorption issue. I took PO iron for many months and it was considered resolved. ... (1 replies)
... The serum ferritin level blood test reflects your body's iron storages. ... (12 replies)
... of weeks back. Found 2mm and 13 mm polyp. Doctor had me have lab work done to check on all blood levels. Hemaglobin and hematocrit were a little low, BUT the ferritin was really low. ... (0 replies)
... The other reason for higher ferretin levels being much better for you is also backed up by a Dr John Lee, who is Australia's leading thyroid researcher. ... (2 replies)
... You know I have never been told to fast with the iron panel either. My Hematologist never ran this test for me only the PCP several times. I was told that I was having malabsorption by my GI doc as well due to PPI use of 9 yrs. ... (3 replies)


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