I am a 27 year old white male who is 6' 1" and weighs 150 lbs. I recently had some blood tests done and found the following:
"Iron 183 mcg/dL High
TIBC 306 mcg/dL
TIBC Calculated 306 mcg/dL
Iron Saturation 60% NA "
I know the Iron level is above the normal range but the range wasn't listed so I'm not sure how high it is. Also, from what I've read the Iron Saturation seems pretty high. How do these numbers look to you? Should I call the doctor back and have this checked out? Thanks for your time.
yes u should go to ur dr..my siser suffers from hemotomacrosis..i think i spelled that right..symptoms are fatigue and a few others..he iron levels were high when she was diagnosed..her blood is basically smothering her organs cause there is too much iron..this is treated by (blood letting) also chemo i believe...dont take any chances go to the dr..
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High iron in blood is seen in hereditary hemochromatosis, hemolytic anemia, liver problems, dietary iron excess, and multiple blood transfusions. Normal Serum iron: 60–170 μg/dl. So your’s is high. Also the saturation should not be more than 50%. Please consult a hematologist. Take care!
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