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Chronic Low Iron?
Aug 11, 2008
... However, I wondered if one of you knew what the test was that my dr. was talking about when he said that my iron absorption test came back as low as well. What does that mean when you don't absorb iron as well? ... (24 replies)
Low Ferritin
Feb 24, 2007
... it or orange with it to give some acid and Vitamin C. For the first 6 weeks I was on it, it seemed to be working as the actual anemia corrected itself. I got a very big jump in my hematocrit. I think I went from a 34 to a 37. As for my ferritin, I am told that this could take years to go up. ... (49 replies)
... From reading your post it appears doctors have found a number of polyps throughout your system. Did they mention further testing? ... (23 replies)

... Your number is very low. ... (5 replies)
... internal bleeding, heavy periods, vegetarian diet etc. My current doctor wants my ferretin over 100 and even up to 125. A higher ferretin is very beneficial for the thyroid too. ... (80 replies)
... to me. This is just my opinion as a patient. They say it is low when it is 200 or less. Your number might very well be causing your tingling symptoms. There was someone else here that was ill at 400 with many symptoms. ... (27 replies)
... this number seems very low to me. I am tired and cold and eat ice constantly so I had a blood test. Dr. ... (0 replies)
... Prior to thyroid meds my TSH was 9.98. More recent lab results are as follows: TSH (.10-5.50): 3-1-11: 1.5 4-1-11: 1.3 5-2-11: 1.23 Free T4 (.8-1.7ng/dL) 3-1-11: 1.5 4-1-11: 1.3 5-2-11: 1.1 (19 replies)
... matocrit numbers. So we are still searching for answers. She suspected i had hypothyrodism, however the labs for T3 and T4 were normal she said, altho my thyroid number escalated. ... (19 replies)
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... low ferritin and would be glad to share some of my own experience if it would be helpful to you. ... (4 replies)
... Sorry to hear about your trouble with the docs. I have had my share of that too. My endocrinologist wanted me to supplement with 325mg iron daily when my ferritin was 38 , so for sure I think your doc should get you started on iron supplements and then monitor your levels till you get in a good range. ... (57 replies)
... My ferritin got as low as 8 as far as i know, but my periods didn't stop, but i have read about people who felt their periods did stop due to low iron and when their ferritin rose there periods became normal. ... (5 replies)
... Now that absorption is much better my iron is creeping up, UIBC and TIBC both going down. Ferritin was up 4 years ago, and has been creeping down. Perhaps lower Ferritin is associated with hashi as suggested. ... (21 replies)
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... MCV usually indicate anemia, they are smaller then the average number and aren't carrying the oxygen they should to your cells, organs, etc. Combined with the high rdw this would most definitely indicate an anemia problem. ... (1 replies)
Need Advice Stat
Jul 20, 2012
... My advice is to just do what the Dr. said for a couple weeks and see if you feel any better. Your ferritin is low. Your hemocrit and your hemoglobin are in normal ranges. ... (8 replies)
Feeling blah
Aug 1, 2009
... You should also get your thyroid checked. Thyroid related issues are very common and unfortunately so many people go undiagnosed for far too long. ... (6 replies)
... I once read a post mentioning that the associated hair loss won't resolve until ferritin climbs higher....maybe in the 30 range if I recall the comments correctly. ... (6 replies)
... sents, many other things follow. So don't be alarmed by that. It scares many people when they see this. I cannot believe your numbers, they are really low. A ferritin of 2 means you have no iron stores, they are depleted, which in turn causes the anemia to develop. So, you basically have a negative iron balance. ... (2 replies)


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