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Iron Poor Blood Symptoms
Iron deficiency anem: Anemia makes you tired and pale. Some get lightheaded, or have chest pain or shortness of breath. Iron deficiency can cause "pica" (craving something above and beyond needing it for food). The most common symptom is munching ice. Other people crave starch, chalk, dirt, or other unusual substances. It's important that iron-deficient people see an md so dangerous things like GI cancer are ruled out. ...Read more
I am busy with my large family and don't have time for taking a child to doctors for something like iron poor blood. Who do we see for one-stop treatment?
None to many: This is usually diagnosed as hemachromatosis. It is a genetic disorder. If high enough and long enough, it can affect ones joints (pain), glandular organs, (decreased libido and diabetes), the heart (abnormal rhythms) and many other organs and symptoms. One may become "bronze colored", develop low thyroid levels and develop liver disease. It is treatable if caught early and treated aggressivel. ...Read more
Low sugar/iron: A gastric(stomach)ulcer can cause slow bleeding therefore loss of iron , some people may have multiple endocrine syndrome( men1) that causes tumors that secrete Insulin ( insulinoma) and others that secrete gastrin(gastrinoma) , consequently low sugar from too much Insulin and low iron from slow bleeding as a result of gastric ulcer, however low glucose and low iron may entirely be unrelated. ...Read more
My recent blood test showed a high level of iron in my blood (223) and a saturation% of 65. Can this contribute to depression symptoms?
Yes: Hemochromatosis, if this is what you have, is famous for impairing anterior pituitary function. Depression may coexist, or depression may be the sole problem and the elevated iron due to your perhaps having taken a few iron-rich nutritional supplement pills recently, or the poor physical and mental function from hypopituitarism may have been called depression, or you may have something else. ...Read more
My dr. Ordered a blood test to check my iron , due to symptoms i'm having ... They called told me my iron is low . Do I have anemia? Tibc 471 sat.12%
Probably: You're anemic if and only if your hemoglobin / hematocrit are low, but these labs are very suggestive of being iron deficient whether or not you are anemic from it yet. You'll want to search with your physician for the underlying cause, especially ruling out blood loss from undiagnosed disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had a blood test resulting in low iron could that be the reason I have had globus hystericus symptoms, since taking supplements the symptoms gone?
Seems: Very unlikely, but glad you are better. ...Read more
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