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undiagnosed symptoms low ferritin level

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
33 years experience Child Psychiatry
Not reported: Fatigue, dizziness, headache,weakness, ringing in the ears, irritability, leg pains and shortness of breath. Anxiety has not been reported, though al ... Read More

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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
U R iron deficient: Probably. You'll start feeling tired before you become anemic as the iron that your cells need for metabolism are deficient. You need to find out why ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience Internal Medicine
Unclear: Really need more info. You should see your doctor and have a full evaluation.
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Haluk Tezcan
34 years experience Medical Oncology
Not necessarily: Serum iron levels are not a good test to make treatment decisions as it is very variable and do not reflect inappropriate iron deposition. Ferritin l ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not related: Deficiency of vitamin D is very common. You can easily address that by taking vitamin D3 supplement at a dose of about 5000 units/day for three months ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No: Ferritin is not related to hair loss or bruising. However, your ferritin and by inference iron stores are low and you should take oral iron supplement ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
33 years experience Child Psychiatry
Not commonly: fatigue, weakness, dizziness, headaches, ringing in your ears, irritability, leg pains and shortness of breath are common, though these sx may cause a ... 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 member asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Yes that is: A low level. Generally a low ferritin is due to poor iron stores, and the most likely cause is blood loss -- usually chronic in nature.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to see your : Doctor. Low ferritin levels mean reduced iron stores, usually due to blood loss. In a male this requires investigation for source of blood loss.

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