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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
36 years experience Internal Medicine
No: low k levels would more likely cause generalized weakness. did you find out why it is low? low vit d level can cause vague symptoms and should be addr ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Yes that is: A low level. Generally a low ferritin is due to poor iron stores, and the most likely cause is blood loss -- usually chronic in nature.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Iron deficiency: Ferritin levels per se will not cause symptoms. Low ferritin levels are an indication of iron deficiency and you may be anemic, if so, weakness, palen ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Low ferritin: Ferritin is the storage form of iron. If you are low in iron, it typically means you are anemic. Either you are not taking in enough iron or you are ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Roberts
45 years experience Pediatrics
Very low ferritin: this is an abnormally low level. Ferritin reflects our body's iron stores. You need an immediate evaluation of why you're low iron stores are low. Ar ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No: Ferritin is not related to hair loss or bruising. However, your ferritin and by inference iron stores are low and you should take oral iron supplement ... Read More
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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See internist: This problem is so complex that I would urge you to see an internal medicine doctor ASAP. Gluten-intolerance is one condition you will need to rule ou ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
A ferritin and a: Iron level are different things. Fourteen is low for both.
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A female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Iron deficiency: anemia. Consult your pCP and obtain a hematology consultation. You may require iron supplementation and/or other bone arrow stimulants depending on th ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Iron stores: Serum ferritin levels reflect body stores of iron. Normal levels men 30-400, women 15-200.
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