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Iron blood level

A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Yes: If you're not bleeding, you're not absorbing the iron from your diet or unable to utilize it. Either your GI track is inefficient or your diet is defi... Read More
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Pulmonary Critical Care 25 years experience
Yes: You can have chronic low level blood loss. You could also have one of several chronic diseases that cause anemia. I would recommend that you see a cap... Read More

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Dr. Barbara Lavi
Clinical Psychology 35 years experience
Consider hypnosis: Consider hypnosis and or progressive desensitization to overcome the phobia. Both techniques can cure you & you will not have 2 worry about your a... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sara Buckley
Clinical Psychology 18 years experience
Check w/ your doctor: Most people don't need to take iron pills unless suggested by their physician. Research foods that are rich in iron if you need to supplement. Pho... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Lerner
Vascular Surgery 19 years experience
Depends: If your iron is too high you may have a condition called hemochromatosis which can have many consequences. You should talk to your doctor.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Feras Abdul khalek
Hematology and Oncology 14 years experience
Yes: Yes. You should get a complete blood count and check what your hemoglobin level is to see if you are anemic and how anemic. You should also get an "ir... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelty Baker
Hematology 28 years experience
Iron deficiency: Iron levels are raised by eating foods rich in iron - red meat & dark green, leafy vegetables. We absorb iron better from meat sources than vegetable ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Nino
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Iron levels: Serum iron level should be between 50 and 150 ug/dl. This would be listed on the blood test report. Most people would check a complete blood count fir... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Feras Abdul khalek
Hematology and Oncology 14 years experience
No: Exercise does not lower blood iron levels.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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See details: Fatigue is the most common sign. If your anemia is mild, you may have no symptoms.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
This is serious: You need to find out, first of all, whether the lab was serum iron or serum ferritin. Then it needs to be determined whether you have hemochromatosis.... Read More

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