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What is the normal range for iron levels in women

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
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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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
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 female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Low iron stores: 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 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Sounds wise: You may be losing blood with or without realizing it, or you may have something interfering with your absorbing iron. I'm going to assume that you als... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ball
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 19 years experience
Probably not: Based on those lab values, I would not worry about thalassemia. Your MCV seems too high to have thalassemia.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tom Harrington
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
Anemia: While iron deficiency is a common cause of anemia esp in menstruating women, there are many causes of anemia with normal iron levels. Ie nutritional b... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Ok: Your serum iron level and tibc are normal and thus you are not iron deficient. However as a young menstruating woman you would be wise to take a daily... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Not to worry: In some labs that would be a normal range. Low ferritin means you're low on iron. Since you been getting iron treatment your new ferritin level probab... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manoj Mathew
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Iron deficiency: Taking iron with vitamin c helps improve absorption. May want to try feosol (ferrous sulfate)
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Methylation?: 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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