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do iron pills cause acne

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Maybe: The real question of course is, "what do I do now?" you need to keep taking the iron tablets. Please start using topical benzoyl peroxide if you are n ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
No: The iron is likely to give you a bad upset stomach / gut. If you are considering suicide, please call a help line now. Among physically healthy peopl ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Symptom: Neither of those medicines are likely to cause those symptoms.
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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Iron pills side fx: G i upset is a frequent side effect of oral iron.U might try and reduce the dose or hold the pills altogether for a few days and see if these symptoms ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Byron Diggs
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Iron pills belly pai: Iron can cause constipation which can lead to lower abdominal pain. Have you noticed change in your bowel habits? Less frequent movements than usual? ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See below: If you are iron deficient enough to be anemic, that may cause headaches. Oral iron should start working in a week or so as there is a lag time in prod ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Follow it: It's important to remember that the lab's "reference range" isn't the "normal range" or the "heathy range". Reference range is set so that 5% of perfe ... Read More
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Dr. Binu Nair
Dr. Binu Nair answered
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No: Typically it does not, you can try with meals , but absorbtion goes down little bi.
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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not related ?: But if your body has too much ferritin (due to a genetic issue or huge iron intake) then you may end up with other organ damages particularly on the l ... Read More
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