A 17-year-old female asked:
do i need iron supplements if i have a blood ferritin level of 11.2? my regular iron levels are within range, but i'm often dizzy and sleepy.
1 doctor answer
Dr. Rawhi Omar answered
43 years experience Pathology
Other data needed: Ferritin is the storage form of iron that makes sure you always have normal serum iron level as in your case. You need to look at your hemoglobin and glucose levels and several other parameters to explain your symptoms
Answered on Apr 3, 2016
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