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High iron saturation causes

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marinely Cruz-amy
19 years experience
Iron: It could be related to eating too much iron but can also be related to a condition called hemochromatosis. For this diagnosis you'll have to be tested... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
A Verified Doctoranswered
45 years experience
Iron: This is unusual for a young male. It reflects a relative iron overload. I recommend a serum ferritin test. It is possible your intestine over-absor... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
May be normal: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that.... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
There's an error, your iron saturation should be in %, not mg/dl, is it serum transferrin? Although ferritin has improved, TIBC remains very high so y... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that.... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
Yes and no: Rapid diuresis can cause muscle cramps but will not affect iron or iron saturation. The only thing that will affect iron and iron saturation is blood... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Low iron is related : to low dietary intake or from slow blood loss. Your serum iron and iron binding capacity suggests that your iron is low, but your Ferritin, which is... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rachel Chastanet
Bariatrics 35 years experience
See Doctor: It is unusual for a woman who is still in the age group having menstural periods to have a high iron and iron saturation, and also unusual for the fer... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Low iron: Elevated alk phos is seen with liver and bone disorder. Iron deficiency is suspected, but chronic inflammation may cause most of the lab abnormalities... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
This is seen: In iron overload situations. It may be a sign of a genetic predisposition to absorbing too much iron.
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