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Hemochromatosis

High Iron Level of 200

05/24/2010

Question:

I`m 38 years, male and had my blood work done last week,and my doc. told me i had high iron level,so he will referr me to a G.I Doctor,also have problems with my legs almost like RLS.I feel fine the only thing was that two weeks ago ,i felt tired and started shaking,so i sat down and drank a sip of coke and that little sip of coke made me feel fine, like nothing had happened.When is Iron considered high 100,200?Thanks

Answer:

Thank you for visiting NetWellness.  You can find information about appropriate ferritin and hemoglobin levels from the Iron Disorders Institute at the link below.  NetWellness may also have some general information available that you can access through our search feature. Feel free to write back if you still have questions or need an explanation.

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Response by:

Mark   Wurster, MD Mark Wurster, MD
Former Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University