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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
What is question?: The mild elevation of the CRP has little if any clinical relevance. The other values are normal and even if not would have to be interpreted in the co ... Read More

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Maybe: You should be extremely concerned over your daughter's iron deficiency. The cause needs to be sought and found. It may make her tired but should not c ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
This could be it: check with your doc. No reason to wait. Good luck.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Take supplements: Blood loss through menstruation is a common cause of iron deficiency. Low B12 could be due to poor intake in diet or failure to absorb, There is no ne ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
May be, may be not: Further evaluation is obviously needed. I can't say whether it is related or not without getting more information. In many cases- probably those two a ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Geffner
53 years experience Endocrinology
No: But taking thyroid and iron together might decrease the absorption of the thyroid replacement.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Barth
43 years experience Medical Oncology
Iron overload or...: High ferritin levels in your thirties could be an indication of an primary ( hemachromatosis) or secondary (hemosiderosis) overload state, or c ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ball
18 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Stabilized by copper: In this case, the protein that becomes ceruloplasmin (called apoceruloplasmin) is more stable in the presence of copper. So low copper levels will ca ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Not really.: Very low iron levels could lead to anemia which if severe enough could cause you to feel fatigued. You could try 325 mg iron supplement each day and ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not immediately: Low ferritin reflects low body stores of iron and may be accompanied by anemia. It would be prudent to discuss the matter with your doctor to ascertai ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Anemia: To have symptoms, hemoglobin should decrease which happens after ferritin has decreased. Some of the symptoms are fatigue, difficulty breathing, ringi ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Speak with your doc: It sounds as if your doctor is doing a diagnostic work up to include your parathyroic gland. If this is the case she may also order tests to visualiz ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Iron deficiency: You and your physician need to find the cause. It may be anything from heavy periods to non-supplementing vegetarianism to a bleeding gut ulcer or tum ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Problems: Your list of symptoms indicates that you need to see your doctor some time soon to work out what is wrong with you and how it can be controlled.
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Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Likely: The best test for iron deficiency anemia (ida) is ferritin. Sometimes when there is inflammation (an possible associated anemia of chronic disease/inf ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No: It does not appear that you have abnormal iron stores. Your fatigue and anxiety may be related. Please ask your doctor if you may be depressed as that ... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Multiple problems: You has a whole host of problems. First of all, you need to see your physician (p) to deal with your abnormal labs. I will address only a few of them ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
21 years experience Gastroenterology
Less in or more out: Either lack of iron intake from diet (ie. Vegetarian), lack of iron absorption (ie. Celiac), or iron losses (ie. Bleeding).
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Suspect thal minor: No lab value means anything apart from a human being, and labs are numbers that may be far removed from the reference range, or just at the edges. I s ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Ripa
35 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: it's anemia.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
32 years experience Endocrinology
No: Low ferritin suggests iron-deficiency, which can have some of the same symptoms as low thyroid. But neither iron levels or ferritin would directly af ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
Difficult to answer: Your question needs a complete physical exam with appropriate tests to come to a reasonable diagnosis. See a doctor soon.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
High iron: Probably not. If you have been having low RBC levels you may have been given high doses of iron. If the low RBC is not iron deficiency anemia, then ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
And your question?: I'm not sure what you are asking. Yes, vit d deficiency can cause fatigue. It is easy to correct with 5-8000 iu of d3/day. B12 deficiency can be ... Read More
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