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normal range for ferritin levels in women

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See below: The range may vary with the method uses and you need to use the reference range provided by the laboratory that did the test. In general 12-150 is nor ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
Yes, in normal range: The normal level varies a bit between male vs female. 18-160 for female and 18-270 for men. Levels also differ for younger children/neonates. Ferritin ... Read More
Dr. Louis Cooper
48 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: Ferritin level is dependent on the range established by the reference lab. Ask your doctor.
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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Low iron stores: 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 female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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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 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Yes: Being iron deficient feels terrible and interferes with your ability to do the basic things you need to. I'm also seriously concerned that you are iro ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rawhi Omar
44 years experience Pathology
Yes: Ferritin is the iron storage protein: excess iron in the body is carried by this protein and is used by red blood cells as needed.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
37 years experience Family Medicine
Not to worry: In some labs that would be a normal range. Low ferritin means you're low on iron. Since you been getting iron treatment your new ferritin level probab ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Do not worry: 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 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Take treatment: 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 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Hematologist: High ferritin levels(normal for women=12 to 150) such as yours suggest hemochromatosis or other chronic disorders. A hematologist is best qualified t ... Read More
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