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Iron blood level

A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience in Pediatrics
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
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience in Clinical Psychology
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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sara Buckley
17 years experience in Clinical Psychology
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 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Lerner
18 years experience in Vascular Surgery
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.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Feras Abdul khalek
13 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
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
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelty Baker
27 years experience in Hematology
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
37 years experience in Family Medicine
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
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Feras Abdul khalek
13 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
No: Exercise does not lower blood iron levels.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See details: Fatigue is the most common sign. If your anemia is mild, you may have no symptoms.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
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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