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... So everything seems to fit the classic iron deficiency pattern, but not quite out of range, except for the iron saturation being too low. ... (8 replies)
... wondering whether this is IDA or ACD, and if it's safe to take iron not knowing which anemia it is? ... (5 replies)
... Are you considering taking iron because the transferrin is low? ... (5 replies)

... I have to go back to work and I am exhausted. I feel like maybe the anemia is affecting my thyroid and other things also. Does anyone know also if I need anything for my RBC being low? ... (5 replies)
... just said to decrease his drinking but didn't tell him to stop so my husband thinks it isn't because of the alcohol. The doctor is more worried about his severe anemia but I am wondering if the root problem could be the drinking itself. This chart is his profile exactly which is Iron Deficiency, just wondering what causes this. ... (2 replies)
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... Thanks, Missa. Very helpful to learn. I'm experiencing similar tiredness. Exhausted, afraid to ride my bike b/c I'm close to falling off - and did, ~8 months ago. I don't drive, so I need to bike, in addition to walking to buses, for transportation. I am bedridden a lot, too. The week after finals, in May, I spent in bed for a week, wondering what was wrong. This last... (8 replies)
... and aplastic anemia as a side effect of drug therapy. ... (10 replies)
... Hi Missa, Thank you for posting. It's helpful to have a chance to correspons with someone else with low iron saturation and see your labs - though I'm sorry you're having this. May I ask how you are feeling overall, what your symptoms are, and how your symptoms compare or contrast with mine? According to this site, http://www.merck.com/mmpe/sec11/ch130/ch130b.html ... (8 replies)
... No problem. Anemia is sometimes used as a catchall for any type of iron deficiency, when technically it's a decreased number of red blood cells or hemoglobin. ... (3 replies)
... Thank you very much, Aussiejono and Flowergirl! I have been taking the full dose of iron now for a week (FES04) 325 mg tabs 3x/day and it's working out now, thanks to some advice on this board to eat bran cereal daily. But I'm writing this down for future reference. Also taking a multi. This board is very helpful - can't thank you all enough. So much more helpful info on... (8 replies)
... I have Hashimoto's thyroid problems and am hypothyroid as a result (numbers and antibodies are all messed up). Also have GI problems which they tried me on Nexium for, but it made things worse. Have been taking digestive enzymes with HCl and that has helped things tremendously. However, I have been extremely fatigued, in pain, some neurological issues, swollen tongue, etc.... (0 replies)
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Apr 22, 2009
... Iron studies are used to assess an unexplained anemia and see how well a patient is responding to iron supplements. ... (1 replies)
... but my ferritin was 9 so before I was checked for ferritin, my doctor told me that I should not be having anemia symtpms UNTIL she checked my ferritin. I was sooo sick, I couldn't get off the couch. I was soo dizzy, my heart was racing and I was out of breath. ... (5 replies)
... oms slowly worsening. after a while I finally figured out it could be an iron deficiency problem...it was so hard to figure it out because it was not the trivial anemia symptoms. ... (9 replies)
... o know my sysptoms are not so unuausl, although I am still worried about the blacking out in the parking lat and still havent figured out if this could be due to anemia or not ive spent weeks trying to figure it out and am at a loss completly. ... (3 replies)
... serum iron with low iron saturation put me into the "iron deficiency anemia" or "chronic disease anemia" side? ... (0 replies)
... Transferrin saturation is decreased with iron deficiency. As your iron levels drop your numbers will drop. Low ferritin is a sign of anemia. I am no Dr. ... (2 replies)
... I don't know if I have anemia symptoms, but am not feeling healthy... ... (5 replies)


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