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Symptoms of low ferritin (5) but hemoglobin of 9.3 that stays there? Is shortness breathe common & higher resting heart rate. Have subclinical hypothy

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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In brief: You're anemic

And your anemia will make you short of breath.
Lab values have no symptoms, but iron deficiency will make you tired even if you're not anemic. You need to address this -- diet? malabsorption? blood loss? Your physician needs to explain the ongoing workup. Best wishes.

In brief: You're anemic

And your anemia will make you short of breath.
Lab values have no symptoms, but iron deficiency will make you tired even if you're not anemic. You need to address this -- diet? malabsorption? blood loss? Your physician needs to explain the ongoing workup. Best wishes.
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Thanks for the follow-up and kind words. No physician knows everything. You may benefit from a hematology and/or endocrine consult. Best wishes.
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