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High iron saturation causes

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marinely Cruz-amy
20 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
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
A Verified Doctoranswered
46 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
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 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
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 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
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 55 years experience
You have iron deficiency anemia, but it is early and mild (HCT 34.8 is barely below normal). You'll need iron treatment, and should be evaluated to le... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 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
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 46 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
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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
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rachel Chastanet
Bariatrics 36 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
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
I'd like to know results of a complete iron panel. An iron saturation of 65% is considered high. I assume you're not taking iron supplements. Is there... Read More
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