Category: Anemia

What Does Creatinine 5 and Hemoglobin 7 means?

From received questions: I am a 50 years’ woman complaining from backpain and weakness all the time, and have got these lab work results: Creatinine 5 mg/dl BUN 140 eGFR 9.0 mL/min/1.73m2 Haemoglobin 7.5 Total white cells count 15,000 /ml Neutrophils cells count 12,500  /ml Serum Iron 35 Please explain my results. Interpretation Creatinine is the main waste product used to measure the efficiency of the kidneys, elevated when kidney have a damage or blockage. Haemoglobin is a molecule inside red blood cells which attach oxygen and transport it to tissues. Backpain is not usually a sign of renal impairment unless...

All Types of Anemia with Full Anemia Definition Chart and Diagnosis

Types of Anemia with Full Anemia Definition is an approach to indicate the type of anemia using your laboratory results. What you will find I this article: How can medicine classify each type of anemia? Can lab results predict the type of anemia? How can doctors deal with anemia when following blood test results? Define different types of anemia. Different Anemia Types Definitions Common Anemia definition is a medical condition characterized by a decrease in RBCs, hemoglobin, and hematocrit below the normal range for healthy people of the same age, sex, and race, and under similar environmental conditions. Early Anemia...

Iron Blood Test and Normal Iron Levels Chart by Age

A quick summary of iron blood test: Serum iron blood test measures how much iron inside the body. Ferritin test measures how much iron is stored inside cells. TIBC test (total iron-binding capacity) measures all proteins needed to link iron including transferrin (means the total transferring available). UIBC test (unsaturated iron-binding capacity) measures how much iron for saturation of transferrin. Transferrin saturation is a calculated percentage to tell how much transferrin is full with iron. Morning iron is higher than the rest of the day’s iron levels by 30%. 67% of the body’s iron is inside hemoglobin in red blood cells, other...

What Does Anemic Mean? Anemic Definition

Anemic definition and what does anemic means? How can you tell if you are anemic? I am feel dizzy, went to doctor office and said I might be anemic. So I did a hemoglobin blood test, Hb test results tell I have anemia. What does being anemic mean? Can I have anemia even when I eat meat around 2 to 3 times a week? The anemic person is the one who suffering from anemia, anemic condition describes the face, you describe a man is anemic face when you see his face is colorless, bloodless, pale, pallid, wan, ashen, gray, sallow,...

High Ferritin Normal Iron and Anemia in my blood test results.

I have anemia but high ferritin normal iron in my blood tests, I am a male,my age is 56 years, suffering from frequent stomach pain, heart palpitations or chest pains, general weakness and fatigue with unexplained reason, and joint pain. My blood screen at hospital shows: Haemoglobin level: 12.0 g/dl (men Hb ranges: serum iron: 81 (65 – 175 ug/dl). Serum ferritin: 1100 ng/ml (20 – 300 ). What do my blood test results mean? Please explain, what can cause anemia with normal iron and high ferritin levels in my blood? Anemia is considered when Hemoglobin ( Hb ) content less than 13.5 gm %...