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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
No: The amount of blood taken for two tests is not enough to induce iron deficiency.

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
No: Your doctor has to specifically order the test to detect thc. This is not a routine test. Chances are your doctor was only looking at other important ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Need for evaluation: High protein diet does not increase serum globulins. An enlarged spleen warrants an investigation to determine the cause and you need to consult your ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Dr. Binu Nair answered
18 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Need test: First you need to star iron replacement and must get urgent check up to. Find out why you have low iron, reasons can range simple issues to more serio ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Not necessarily: Anemia refers to a low hemoglobin or hematocrit. If yours is low than you probably have iron deficient anemia and may benefit from iron supplements.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tom Harrington
41 years experience in Internal Medicine
Anemia: While iron deficiency is a common cause of anemia esp in menstruating women, there are many causes of anemia with normal iron levels. Ie nutritional b ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience in General Practice
Your tests do not: suggest that any inflammation or anemia is going on. So , finding is against IBD. You may need further testing with colonoscopy, sigmoidoscopy or bari ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Clarify: Is this a serum iron level substantially below the reference range? Are you also anemic? Is your total iron binding capacity up? If you are iron defic ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Depends: If you are anemic, it may take 4-6 weeks. You could replace all of your iron stores with an intravenous infusion of iron. Talk to your doctor about it ... Read More

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