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Anemia Ferritin Level
Chronic fatigue, tiredness, general "out of it" feeling, back/flank pain, GERD, IBS, migraine headaches, palpitations, waking from sleep with racing heart, low vitamin d levels, ferritin level of 14, TSH fluctuations; what could this be?
Ferritin is protein complex that binds iron and controls iron levels inside all of our cells. Low levels in the serum is a useful marker of iron deficiency. Macrophages are cells that contain large amounts of ferritin, and this that helps them scavenge RBC at sites of old hemorrhage. High serum ferritin levels occurs from macrophage activation and is a ...Read more
I have had an iron infusion of iron polymaltose as i had iron deficiency anemia with ferritin level 9. How long before my ferritin level will rise?
I have iron deficiency anemia, got infusions, raised ferritin levels, but it recently dropped from 140 to 36 again. I eat plenty of iron, celiac neg.
Menstrual flow: If you have prolonged or excessive menstrual flow, you may discuss with your OB re. BCP to reduce the frequency of your menses. Iron in vegetable, no matter how high the content, may not be absorbed and thus if you were a vegan, you may need to take iron supplement. If you were older, I would consider GI cancer. ...Read more
3 yrs since laporoscopic total hyster (endometriosis, adenomyosis, fibroids, heavy bleeding, anemia, very low ferritin levels). Been having a lot of pain over the last month or 2 & pressure in the right side of my groin & ovary area that radiates into my
What kind of anemia would I have if my hct and RBC are low, but my hgb and ferritin levels are normal?
Not anemic : We rather go by haemoglobin than hamatocrit. So if your haemoglobin is normal and ferritin is normal you are not anemic as hct and rbc count are probably relative indices than the former two giving better estimation of anemia. Also you have to check your B12 and folate (folic acid) levels in addition to iron studies to complete the work up for anemia though the hb if normal , you are not anemic. ...Read more
High Serum Ferritin level,648ng/ml,found on routine test.I was taking iron supp for anemia,which I will stop now.Am I in trouble?Should I do anything?
Blood test shows ferritin level of 541. Rbc of 3.6 and hg of 12. Being treated for anemia. High ferritin concerns me . Need help to understand .?
Blood letting: A high ferritin is bad news because it catalyzes free oxygen radicles. They can be compared to sparks jumping out of a fire in the process known as oxidation, or fuel burning to provide cellular energy. The essential treatment is blood letting until the ferritin gets into the normal range, it is the only use of therapeutic blood letting. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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