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marip1 07-31-2019 09:33 AM

Can the RBC blood test show if your iron levels are normal or not? My doctor never orders a serum ferritin test with my yearly physical.

quincy 07-31-2019 10:18 AM

Re: Rbc would give an overall reading.
You can request for ferritin to be added. At least you will know where on the scale you are.


MSNik 08-01-2019 06:52 AM

Re: Rbc
If your RBC is low it should trigger additional testing... your doctor should be able to tell if you need additional testing as the RBC test is pretty broad.

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