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Low Ferritin
Mar 19, 2007
... If if you have Celiac it prevents the absorption of essential nutrients. So it would not matter what good food you eat it will not matter. that is why my iron level was so low. ... (49 replies)
... Grad F, is that the one that doesn't contain vitamin C? ... (27 replies)
... I can say that my TSH, T3 and T4 all came back within range and if i had gone to an ordinary gp he would most likely have said all was ok, just like they have for the last 10yrs. ... (14 replies)

... so that is not the problem. I have had colonoscopy and endoscopy tests run and they were normal. My counts stay low. My last hemoglobin was 8.6 and my ferritin level is too low to measure. All my doctor does is prescribe more and more iron pills. He says my bone marrow just doesn't produce enough to keep up. ... (20 replies)
... tired is more than I could ever hope for. ... (7 replies)
... I am convinced that is why I don't absorb iron. My doctor disagrees, but doesn't come up with a better explanation. He said there isn't anything more a hematologist would do. This stuff gets very frustrating. ... (7 replies)
... Thank you for your response, Flflowergirl. I feel very frustrated because I don't know why things are the way they are. I am having surgery in less than a week and will lose some blood. ... (4 replies)
... Absolutely I agree. In fact, I HAVE been taking an active role in my healthcare for years. I like to use doctors more as a tool to help me achieve what I already found out through my research. ... (17 replies)
What to do now?
Mar 3, 2010
... Sorry if this is rambled! I'm dealing with some terrible brain fog right now! I'm new here. Here is my story. ... (2 replies)
Update New Labs
Dec 1, 2008
... Yes, but is that saliva test done by a regular medical doctor, do they use this type of test too? ... (27 replies)
... From what I have researched, iron deficiency is low ferritin. Ferritin is the iron you have stored in your body. When you don't have enough serum iron, it then starts using the ferritin or the iron stores. ... (5 replies)
... I am sorry tht you are not well. There are a lot of us on this board that can understand where you are coming from. Having a ferritin level of 10 is still way too low. My hematologist wants to keep me at least 50. I too have been suffering from anemia for almost three years. That is when I was officially dx. ... (2 replies)
... symptoms for over 6 months now and feel like I have to be my own doctor. I have been feeling extremely tired, nauseated, headaches, foggy, mild hair shedding. ... (3 replies)
... Hair and nails aren't essential body organs so these are the first places in the body that suffer from iron deficiency if there is not enough iron in the body. ... (4 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)
... After talking with my primary care Dr. ... (3 replies)
... My mother is 88 years old and extremely limited vision. She was diagnosed with sideroblastic anemia several years ago. ... (0 replies)
... I don't know about most people, but my mcv was within normal limits when I was anemic, hgb of 8 with ferritin 2. But now that I am not anemic but just ID, my mcv level continues to rise. ... (1 replies)
... I'm new to the Health Boards but want to share my story. ... (13 replies)
... commends that she takes a multivitamin every other day. We really don't want other complications, or to go against our doctor, but we are so concerned about her ferritin and that it will drop, and she won't get better. Are there any iron supplements that don't effect iron saturation levels? ... (3 replies)


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