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Raised serum iron levels - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   sorry it was not clear that this was not free
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i am sorry, i dint understand what you mean to say
User :   I received a lab back that had iron level at 224 and TIBC 398 Should I be concerned
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please provide your age, gender and location
User :   51 f colorado
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TIBC for normal adult men should be between 240 to 450 µg/dL
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and for adult women
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serum iron levels should be 60 - 160 µg/dL
Doctor :   your serum iron seems to be raised
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what were the other blood test levels?
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serum iron can be high in hemochromatosis, hemolytic anemia and iron poisoning

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so you will need to do further investigations to distinguish what is the cause for your raised serum iron levels.
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