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Glen Burnie, MD
A 48-year-old female asked:

Even tho my hypothyroidism is contolled by synthroid (thyroxine) can it still cause low ferritin?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. William Dailey
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Low ferritin: I don't think so. If your hypothyroidism is controlled with synthroid (thyroxine) then you are essentially normal from a thyroid point of view. Need to look for other causes.
Dr. Melissa Young
Endocrinology 10 years experience
No connection : Hypothyroidism does not cause low ferritin.
Last updated May 10, 2013

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