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thyroid and low ferritin

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Slight hypothyroid: Hemoglobin of 9.3 needs close attention . Slightly hypothyroid doesn't mean much. Either you have hypothyroidism or you do not. Please discuss these i ... Read More

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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
30 years experience Pediatrics
Blood tests: There are a few diseases that leap out from blood tests. Most of the time, however, blood tests don't tell the doctor much on their own. These resul ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Yes, iron: 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 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Low iron: Is your diet poor in iron rich foods? How heavy are your periods? Your iron level is your cause of hair loss, but you need to determine why you are ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Early deficiency: Serum ferritin drops off before anemia appears or red cell indices go abnormal. Your physician will ask you about diet, your cycle, and whether you're ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Underweight: While being lean may help you with your distance running that BMI of 17,4 makes you a bit underweight compared to all adult standards. This is a commo ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Anemia and vitamin: D deficiency. All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best positi ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
48 years experience Family Medicine
Need Hematologist: Women often see hair loss when their iron stores are low (as yours are). Dizziness on standing is often related to dehydration (volume depletion). But ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leslie Sanchez-goettler
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Hair loss: There are many causes of hair loss in women. I would go back to your Physician to get further lab tests if the hair loss is more than normal. Here is ... Read More
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