It’s not possible to say what the possible cause of your high ferratin and low iron level might be due to. Someone’s full blood count levels usually fully recover about 4-6 weeks after finishing their chemotherapy, but can take longer in some people.
Low iron levels can cause various symptoms; I wonder if you are feeling unwell at the moment, such as feeling fatigued or short of breath. You mentioned you have had the tests done through Thriva. If your GP or hospital treatment team are not yet aware of these blood results, we would suggest letting them know as soon as you can. They may want to repeat the blood test or make an appointment to see you to find out the possible cause and see if some treatment might be needed.
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Hi, sorry about the trivial post but I wonder if you tell me whether a so called high ferritin level (232u/gl) and low iron level (3 u/mol) is as a result of chemotherapy which was finished last October?
the tests were done through Thriva.
just so I don’t bother the docs unnecessarily. many thanks