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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not getting enough: Iron and 2 months aren't enough to judge, revisit your doctor to revise the dose you are taking, and look for a cause, if still not corrected ask for ... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
18 years experience Family Medicine
Several weeks: Many times, when treating a low iron condition, it is prudent to wait at least 3 months to repeat a blood test when checking for effectiveness.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Iron: Iron deficiency comes from constant loss, there must be something that is making you lose iron. This needs to be discussed with your doctor, i would n ... Read More
Dr. Hashmat Rajput
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: As soon as your HGB & hematocrit are in normal range you should stop taking iron. Too much iron is not good either , because it deposits in vital orga ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
33 years experience Hematology and Oncology
1-2months: Donating blood entails removal of 250ml to 350ml of red blood cells. The amount of iron removed may take up to 6-8 weeks to replenish unless you are s ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Not immediately: Excessive stores of iron is a common hereditary disorder in men. You should have the follow up test and follow your doctor's advice. Even if you happe ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Anemia is Lo Hemoglo: You need to tell us about your Hemoglobin(Hb) level. That is what defines Anemia.... a level below 12 Grams in a woman equals anemia. Then you need to ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
What units?: If this was measured in micrograms per deciliter, you are very low, probably iron deficient, and need to address why -- this may be from monthly loss, ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Not normal: You may be loosing excessive amount of blood in your menses. It would be prudent to see your doctor. It would be useful to start taking oral iron and ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Foulks
46 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Proper testing: The transferrin saturation needs to be done on fasting blood samples. A cut-off of 45% is best used. If the ts > 45% on fasting specimens, although ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tom Harrington
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Anemia: While iron deficiency is a common cause of anemia esp in menstruating women, there are many causes of anemia with normal iron levels. Ie nutritional b ... Read More
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