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understanding iron blood test results

A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Not much: Iron is normal and TIBC is just off. No answers here.

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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Incomplete info: 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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
May be: 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 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Varady
Specializes in Family Medicine
What are they?: Best to write back and in your question give the abbreviations. You could also call the radiology center where it was done and ask them
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: It depends on what is being tested. Your LH, FSH, Progesterone and Estradiol levels would be abnormal.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Since you: Are a young woman iron deficiency from heavy periods would be common. The supplements will help over time. Worse case scenario you may need help regul ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Viral infections: Are commonly causing thyroid inflammation with autoimmune causes common as well. There is also postpartum thyroiditis following delivery. Some other t ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends: It depends on the particular blood test and the illness you may have. Your question is too vague for a meaningful answer.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guillermo Martinez-torres
32 years experience Pathology
Call your doctor: The doctor that ordered the test will have a report. You can request a copy of your results from them.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Well: Us medical folks go to school to learn how to interpret test results. Don't know how much of a crash course can be provided in 400 characters or less. ... Read More

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