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increased copper in blood

A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Francisco Izaguirre Gutiérrez
Specializes in Medicina Interna
Hypocupraemia: Treatment includes management of the underlying cause and copper supplementation. No studies have investigated with the dose, route, duration, or form ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Diet: How do you know that you lack copper. If you are eating a regular mixed diet, it is highly unlikely that you are deficient in copper. Have a healthy d ... Read More
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Dr. Charles Turck
17 years experience Pharmacology
Copper supplement: The U.S. recommendations for dietary copper for adult men and women is 0.9 mg (1 mg if pregnant or breastfeeding). Unsure if the recommendation’s diff ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Sussmane Stubbs
35 years experience Sleep Medicine
Blood abnormalities: First how do you know you have too much copper and iron in your blood. We need the rest of the lab reports to properly interpret these values and to ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Difficult to tell: Bright red blood after insertion of an IUD would make me wonder if the IUD, be it copper or levonorgestrel, has been properly placed or has gotten dis ... Read More
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Dr. Charles Whiting
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Insertion of a Copper IUD will sometimes cause bleeding. If you have pain, fever or symptoms of an infection, you need to see your Gyn. Best wishes!
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
45 years experience Pediatrics
Expect some bleeding: If bleeding persists beyond a few days, or you develop other symptoms such as pain or fever, pl get yourself checked by your doctor
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
10 years experience Family Medicine
Parosmia: It can happen with head trauma and disappears after injury resolves.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rawhi Omar
44 years experience Pathology
More tests: High serum and urine copper in young individuals may suggest abnormal copper metabolism which can be an inhereted disorder know as Wilson's disease. E ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
No: We looked at this decades ago and it's not a cause for concern.
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Usually nothing: Usually this is due to elevated serum ceruloplasmin, your main copper-carrying protein. This rises during systemic inflammation, pregnancy and if a pe ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
21 years experience Rheumatology
See below: Either your have dental issue such as infected gums, or an underlying health condition, or it could be a side effect of a medication. See your doctor ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pre-menstrual bleed: The bleeding is preceding the impending period. Also, if you manipulate the IUD string while checking it, bleeding can also result.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Infection?: Pain and blood with intercourse isn't normal with an IUD in place. It would be a good idea to see your doctor to make sure you don't have an infectio ... Read More

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