Iron tests

What is Iron tests?

Serum iron, Total iron-binding capacity (TIBC) and Transferrin tests can be used to determine and assess how much iron is being carried in the blood. A ferritin test also used to evaluate a person's current iron stores.These tests are used to detect and help diagnose iron deficiency or iron overload.

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can low iron level cause infertility n hair fall my iron is 27 which should be between 50_170.iron binding is ok,ferrin saturation is 7% which...

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Hello,
Low iron can definitely cause hair fall but not infertility directly.There has to be other causes for that.Your stores are low so please...

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For a few weeks now I have had red dots on my legs, mainly my calves and ankles. They did not start itching until this past weekend. My husband...

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hi
red dots is not feature of iron deficiency.
it may be due to allegic reaction or some infection
apply antibiotic and steroid combination cream...

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hi i am 31, 110, 5'3... i have a cbc and i have low red blood count, low white blood count, low hematocript, low rdw, low neutrophiles,...

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Hello,

It is a little difficult to see what exactly your question is so let me work with you to interpret these test results and your current...

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