U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

Can dehydration cause high ferritin

A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jennifer Giltnane
Pathology 14 years experience
Yes: Ferritin is your body's major storage protein for iron. A normal adult male should have a plasma ferritin level of 50 to 100 ng/ml. When inflammation ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
42 years experience
Uncertain: It is very difficult to interpret a test result without knowing the reason why it was done. Ferritin levels relate to iron stores in the body, but al... Read More
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Two illnesses: Both hemochromatosis and parathyroid adenoma are common. Don't look for a single cause. Either or both may have some other cause, but these are the tr... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 40 years experience
Can do liver biopsy: Although blood testing (measurement of iron studies and HFE assay) combined with family history can be very suggestive, a liver biopsy with iron stain... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ali Saberi
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
High A1C: If I had to choose between the two, I would choose a high A1C as it denotes High blood sugar levels which can affect all organs. High Ferritin is not ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Ferritin: Some. causes of high ferritin :: could be genetic causing hemochromatosis, obesity, daily alcohol, inflammation
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Dehydration: It may be that you were not properly hydrated when blood was drawn for hemoglobin testing. Next time you donate blood, drink plenty of water before go... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Rank
Pathology 25 years experience
High ferritin: If the high ferritin is confirmed to be caused by hereditary hemochromatosis, then regular phlebotomy (discarding a portion of blood) will benefit mos... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Follow it: This is not an especially high ferritin; it may simply be normal for you. Remember it's an acute phase reactant and even minor infections can raise it... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Labs: Please forgive my frankness. Labs mean little in isolation. You're already carrying the diagnosis of adrneal insufficiency and Hashimoto's; I'm concer... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
Sketchy picture: how is your child doing apart from those figures? can be just common iron deficiency anemia, and how high are the platelets or the WBCs? also common t... Read More