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Feeling fatigue&ache for 2 months. My bloods show normal haemoglobin but ferritin 3, iron 2.7, transferrin saturation 3%. Would this cause symptoms?

Iron deficiency . There may be another cause, but the fatigue begin before the anemia from depletion of iron in other tissues. Not everybody knows this. Try to figure out why you are deficient. If you are a non-supplementing vegetarian, please reconsider. Read more...

Exhaustion, dizzy spells, serum iron 6umol/L, transferrin IBC 59, trans saturation 10%, serum ferritin assay 43. Do I need iron tablets/further tests?

May be both. You appear to be iron deficient and should take oral iron supplements. However, it is important to determine why you are iron deficient. A common cause in women is heavy menstrual bleeding. Others are malabsorption and blood loss in the intestine. It would be prudent to consult your doctor. Read more...

Total iron binding capacity is high. Transferrin is high. Iron serum normal. Hemoglobin count low 12 any significance. Is it hemochromatosis?

Not hemochromatosis. Elevated total iron binding capacity (more than just a little above reference range, i'll assume) and a very mild anemia would make me think of mild iron deficiency. Are you a vegetarian? Do you have gastric reflux that causes lower esophageal bleeding? This doesn't sound like hemochromatosis -- not that it's anything to worry about, as it's the most manageable of all the deadly diseases. Read more...