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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marinely Cruz-amy
18 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Iron: It could be related to eating too much iron but can also be related to a condition called hemochromatosis. For this diagnosis you'll have to be tested ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Iron: This is unusual for a young male. It reflects a relative iron overload. I recommend a serum ferritin test. It is possible your intestine over-absor ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
May be normal: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Yes and no: Rapid diuresis can cause muscle cramps but will not affect iron or iron saturation. The only thing that will affect iron and iron saturation is blood ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Low iron is related : to low dietary intake or from slow blood loss. Your serum iron and iron binding capacity suggests that your iron is low, but your Ferritin, which is ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rachel Chastanet
34 years experience Bariatrics
See Doctor: It is unusual for a woman who is still in the age group having menstural periods to have a high iron and iron saturation, and also unusual for the fer ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
THIS IS A "LONGSHOT": but this set of symptoms (SYNDROME) sound like HASHIMOTO's THYROIDITIS and PERNICIOUS Macrocytic anemia also may be AUTO-IMMUNE!!! in nature ie: the ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeannette Gonzalez-simon
17 years experience Pediatrics
Further testing: Further studies needed. This may include an abdominal ultrasound along with blood work. Your primary care doctor may refer you to a gastroenterologi ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Low iron: Elevated alk phos is seen with liver and bone disorder. Iron deficiency is suspected, but chronic inflammation may cause most of the lab abnormalities ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
This is seen: In iron overload situations. It may be a sign of a genetic predisposition to absorbing too much iron.

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