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serum ferritin level normal range

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 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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Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Low ferritin levels: One of the causes of low ferritin is due to hypothyroidism. You certainly should see your doctor or an endocrinologist to haves your thyroid function ... Read More
Dr. Hashmat Rajput
39 years experience Internal Medicine
No : Ferritin is a protein that stores iron. There is no ferritin injection. If you mean iron then the decision has to be made on serum iron, TIBC , % sat ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Stop worrying: You may have a very mild thalassemia variant. Reference ranges are set so that a few percent of healthy folks fall outside on either end. Ask your phy ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
No: It is in the normal range . Taking more iron does not increase energy.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Any time: Iron supplementation can be started any time, specifically if your bloodwork is consistent with anemia. Best would be under the direction of your doc ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Level: It varies between labs, but it usually between 30-400 ng/ml for males and 15-200ng/ml for females.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Donate blood: What you described is not necessarily hemochromatosis. There is a genetic for it that you may wish to get in consultation with your doctor. If you are ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
30 years experience Pediatrics
Ferritin: A ferritin of 12 is fine. Ferritin will rise with inflammation.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Iron supplements: You discuss the issue with your doctor and start prescription iron supplements. You do not mention whether your hemoglobin is normal or what your seru ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
No: See this site for more info on this topic. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003490.htm
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