Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

are raisins high in iron

A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
The most common: Reasons are altered metabolism known as hemochromatosis and loading from multiple red blood cell transfusions.
2
2 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Lots of reasons: Many acute infections raise iron-binding proteins in the blood briefly. Popping a few iron pills can do it. Hemochromatosis, anemia of chronic disease ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Different things: "iron" is often misused as a term for "hemoglobin", sometimes even by allied health professionals who should know better. The "serum iron" actually me ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Find why: Simply popping an iron-and-vitamin tablet before the blood draw can raise it, but we don't want to miss hemochromatosis, which affects maybe 1 person ... Read More
3
3 thanks
A female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Menopause: Menopause does not cause high iron levels. However, after menopause you are no longer losing iron from menstrual bleeding each month, and if you are t ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Depends on details: Dehydration has different meanings depending on one's perspective. Many non-dehydrated people say they are dehydrated, because equate being extra thir ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Blachly
Specializes in Hematology and Oncology
Liver; diabetes: Hemochromatosis, having too much iron, can cause liver problems and pancreas problems (= diabetes). Persons with hemochromatosis should see a hematolo ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
May be, may be not: Further evaluation is obviously needed. I can't say whether it is related or not without getting more information. In many cases- probably those two a ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Would check Mayo articles on hemochromatosis.
1
1 thank
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Hemachromatosis: Iron overload or hemachromatosis hs following symptoms abdominal pain, fatigue, generalised darkening of skin colour, joint pains, lack of energy, lo ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month