Total iron-binding capacity

What is Total iron-binding capacity?

Total iron-binding capacity is the maximal capacity of the Transferrin to bind the iron in blood circulation.

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Hi, I am a 40 year old female. 5'9", 145. 3 children. Youngest is 5 and i nursed her for 2 years. No health issues until now. I have excessive hair...

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Your lab values of total iron (normal: Female 50–170 μg/dL), TIBC (normal: 250–370 μg/dL), transferring...

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Hello, i have a normal iron value (15 umol/l) and my ferritin is 53 ug/l. Now i have an light increased TIBC (70.3 umol/l). For 2 years i have...

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16 year old, male, 5'10 1/2", 152lbs cross country runner. Started having trouble running in Oct 2010, fatigue, dead legs, pale, trouble breathing,...

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The leg pains and symptoms you are having during running are partly attributable to anaemia and partly due to the...

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I recently did some blood work and my Total iron binding capacity is 445. My hair is falling out, I have low libido, gradual weight loss, and am...

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Having left side chest pain and middle. Also heaviness on left side when lying down or reclining. Relief if roll to left side & get up. Pvcs showed...

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I started having hair loss 2 years ago. I had a hysterectomy 3 months ago and it has accelerated badly. My temples are almost gone but the hair...

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I am 51 year old (Male). On pathological health check-up, my serum iron found to be lower than reference range. The results of other important...

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I am a 27 year old female and have had a wide range of symptoms for several years. Symptoms include hypoglycemia (not reactive), mild tingling...

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hi doctor, this is my recent report
my RBC report shows mild anisopokilocytosis.predominantly normocytic with ovalocytes and microcytes
iron is 20...

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Hello, I'm a 38 year old female and just got my blood test results for iron binding capacity. I have been having very heavy menstrual flows. Here...

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