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... Yes, you can have very low ferritin with normal hgb. I have been going through this for over three years now. This past fall, I had my usual Ferritin, CBC, TIBC and show that my ferritin level had fallen from 49, I then went to IV iron infusion, and 8 weeks later, my level was at 9. ... (7 replies)
... anxiety and put me on heavy dose of anxiety medication. ... (6 replies)
... which came from her assistant, very confusing. She said to take Feosol, but then she said to take it twice a day and to take 325 mg. I find that very confusing, because first of all, the Feosol are 45 mg per pill, and the instructions say to take no more than 1. Does that make any sense to you? ... (11 replies)

... numbness in my left leg and arm. This started in June. I saw a cardiologist, neurologist, and gastro doc in the following few months. All tests came back normal so I decided I would just try to ride it out. ... (5 replies)
... Regarding if you would feel bad with a ferritin of 7 and not being anemic. The scientific proof is out on this and most doctors in the U.S. won't even give you the time of day if you have normal "anemia" numbers but low ferritin. ... (3 replies)
... the ordinary, but recommended that I have a colonoscopy done due to family history. It turned out fine, but the gastroenterologist ordered more bloodwork to try and figure out why the fatigue seemed to be getting worse, along with other things like extreme cold, thinning hair, and severe constipation. ... (11 replies)
... My hemoglobin was 3.4 and my hair fell out for two and a half months. ... (1 replies)
... I'm a 28 year old "healthy" male, at 145 lbs and 5' 6" height. ... (0 replies)
... Yes it's possible to have a ferritin that low. With anemia ferritin is one of the first things that will start dropping. Low ferritin causes many many side effects, a lot of the ones you have listed. I had a couple episodes with my vision as well. ... (3 replies)
... Yes, you should be treating a ferritin of 8. ... (10 replies)
... Both doctors are saying what is correct. The ferritin level is ok. It is stored iron. That means you have an adequate supply and you really don't want to mess with that. When the stores get high that is another disease you do not want. ... (1 replies)
... My ferritin level has been tested and is at 5. My TIBC has also tested high, though I don't remember the number. My cbc, including hemoglobin, came back normal. ... (7 replies)
... This is just speculation but maybe you are hitting the beginning of anemia. If that is the case taking iron is a good idea so I'm glad your on something. ... (1 replies)
... Thanks for your input and understanding. It's so good to know there are others out there who understand when most of your friends and family can't understand why you sleep and have no energy the majority of the time. ... (11 replies)
... Ever since I was a baby, my hemoglobin has been slightly low. My mom was told to increase my iron rich foods. However, out of all 8 of her children, I was the only one with this issue. ... (6 replies)
Iron tested 5
Feb 9, 2012
... Melissa, I am so glad I found your post! We have so much in common! Here's my story. I am a mother of four. Back in 2007 my period began to be very very heavy. I went to the ER for something non related and I was told that I had a uterine fibroid. ... (8 replies)
Possibly Anemic
Oct 31, 2013
... I'll try to keep this short, but I've had issues with fatigue for a very long time.... years. ... (0 replies)
... Asked my PCP about it and he said, no you are NOT anemic! ... (1 replies)
Fibroids?
Oct 12, 2003
... I think that my gyn. is being aggressive regarding his testing because, he thinks he did feel a fibroid during my yearly exam the other day, and my periods, which I don't seem to think are really heavy overall, are actually heavy for 1 day. ... (12 replies)
... You can get to much iron and it will cause your problems with your liver, heart, pancreas, skin, joints, and overies for woman, and testes for males, so if I were you I would ask my doctor to lower the iron I was taking. or at least find out why he hasn't done anything. ... (2 replies)


Associated Tags: ferritin, hypothyroid, iron deficiency, iron deficiency anemia

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