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high iron saturation levels in blood

A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Oldson
27 years experience Internal Medicine
? hemachromatosis: It might be either primary or secondary hemochromatosis. Depending on how high the number, it will either require further testing for hemochromatosis ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lori Luchtman-jones
34 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Room for iron!: Most of the body's iron is bound to that red stuff in our red blood cells, hemoglobin. The rest is bound to proteins, like the blood protein transferr ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
47 years experience Internal Medicine
Suspicious: Further testing is necessary to definitively diagnose hemochromatosis. The elevated transferrin level makes it much more likely but the test should be ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Early warning: Your physcian will sort out early iron deficiency, which produces tiredness before it produces anemia, and its mimcs which include the effects of chro ... 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
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
THIS IS A "LONGSHOT": but this set of symptoms (SYNDROME) sound like HASHIMOTO's THYROIDITIS and PERNICIOUS Macrocytic anemia also may be AUTO-IMMUNE!!! in nature ie: the ... Read More
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A 9-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: 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 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
No worry: Do you have any symptoms? Why were these tests done? All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Winkler
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Anemia: He may have an iron deficiency anemia. A low platelet count and blood count in a 14 month old boy can have many causes. Viral infections, genetic di ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends on: Iron deficiency is treated with oral ferrous sulfate or IV dextran. However etiology of iron deficiency should be established. Blood transfusion will ... Read More

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