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what are normal iron levels

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Dr. Gloria Lopez
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Iron levels.: 7–140 ng/mL or 7–140 mcg/L. These ranges vary from lab to lab, and your lab may have a different range for what's normal. Your lab report should cont ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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How can we help?: Most run 100-300 micrograms/l. Now please forgive my frankness. You are very angry and are planning to sue somebody, but you don't have an attorney / ... Read More
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Dr. John Berryman
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"Low iron" ?'s: Low iron values may require supplemental iron orally at this point in a 32w pregnancy, but admission is rarely indicated for your stated labs. Ask yo ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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See below: Iron: 60-170 mcg/dL (micrograms per deciliter) is the normal range. See this site listed below for more information. https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medline ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Benoit
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3-6 months total: The anemia related to iron deficiency starts resolving within a few weeks of replacement and should resolve by 2 months. It is recommended iron thera ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Brouwer
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Iron deficiency: Depending on how low your iron stores were prior to treatment, it could take approximately 2 months to replenish your iron, plus or minus a few weeks.
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Dr. Lester Thompson
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Increased absorption: Iron control is mediated by absorption and secretion, with iron used most frequently in red blood cell metabolism and liver breakdown (heme is broken ... Read More
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Dr. Dan Fisher
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Fe deficiency.: By "all my tests" i assume you mean you had a thorough evaluation for blood loss including upper and lower GI examinations. If iron levels remain low ... Read More
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Dr. Neil Barth
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Yes: Ferritin can be falsely elevated in the face of low iron stores when there is also inflammation or infection. Ferritin is a slow phase reactant that i ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Stores vs. current: Ferritin represents stores, serum iron reflects the short term status. An analogy - A propane tank will give a normal pressure reading when almost emp ... Read More
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