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

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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: 2 years ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 2 years ago.
do you have hemochromatosis?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I'm 66. Diagnosed at 52
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 2 years ago.

what was your hematocrit and hemoglobin?

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Hemoglobin 13
Hemocrit 41.6
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 2 years ago.

that is why

your crit is too high