A 58-year-old female asked:
if you have a ferritin level that reads 2000 ug/l does that mean the levels are high ? sorry post wont allow me to use the symbol that comes before the figure but it is a ' less than' ' symbol..
1 doctor answer
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam answered
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Less than or greater: Normal ferritin levels range from 12 to 300(ng/mL) for males and 12 to 150 ng/mL for females. It appears that in your case it is ? greated than 2000ng. The most common causes of elevated ferritin levels are obesity, inflammation, and daily alcohol intake.Anemia of chr. disease will have high ferritin level.The liver fn tests,transferrin saturation and ferritin levels -abnormal.in hemochromatosis
Answered on Mar 7, 2020
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