Rise in ferretin levels

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Hiya, i have had normal levels for years and today my ferretin was over a 100 which it has not been at fr many years.

My question is does anyone know why the levels would suddenly change when i get venesected every 16 weeks .

Thanks in advance.....Heather

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    Diet, environment, health and even age can effect it. Also Haemochromatosis isn't always happening at the same level all the time.

    We are use to thinking its always happening at the same rate but that's not always the case and sometimes it goes faster for a time.

    In the end its nothing bigger then a hicupp and should back to its normal rate on its own

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    Any infection, inflammation will increase ferritin. You might have had a slight cold (it is not high enough to be a bad cold). As Eric said, no big deal. This will happen on occasions. Only if it continues to increase, then an investigation of what is going on in your body is required.

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