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can dehydration cause high ferritin

A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jennifer Giltnane
12 years experience Pathology
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

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A male asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience Endocrinology
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
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
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
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ali Saberi
19 years experience Internal Medicine
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 male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Ferritin: Some. causes of high ferritin :: could be genetic causing hemochromatosis, obesity, daily alcohol, inflammation
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
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
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
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
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
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
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A 9-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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
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