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My ferritin level is 14My iron is 29Binding is 293Iron

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My ferritin level is 14
My iron is 29
Binding is 293
Iron saturation is 10
Why does my doctor say go ahead and do the phlebotomy?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 1 year ago.
do you have hemochromatosis?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Yes. I'm 66. Diagnosed at 52
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 1 year ago.
what was your hematocrit and hemoglobin?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hemoglobin 13
Hemocrit 41.6
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 1 year ago.
that is why your crit is too high