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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sudeshan Govender
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Iron deficiency can cause easy bruising
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christian Schultheis
24 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Possibly: There is a enzyme if I remember right called Tmprss6. Mutations in this can cause iron deficiency. I do not think it is available as a test yet. It ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Ziring
21 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Iron deficiency: Anemia can make you tired. But iron deficiency anemia is a 32 year old man is concerning. Your doctor should know the reason why you're anemic. Celiac ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Microcytic: Iron is needed in order for the body to produce hemoglobin (hb) -a substance in red blood cells (rbc) that enables them to carry oxygen.Without hb, RB ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Yes, but so: Can colon cancer. It depends on amount of bleeding, but hemorrhoids generally do not cause anemia. Get it checked out.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Anemia: Possbile colonoscopy and upper endoscopy.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Please do what: your doc asks you to do. Your B 12 is low. Sublingual tablets of B 12 that melt under the tongue are much better than swallowing B 12 because that h ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marybeth Lambe
45 years experience Travel Medicine
Multiple Ways: Stop ongoing losses: help heavy menstrual bleeding, fix ulcers, cure leukemia. Build iron supplies: red meat, egg yolk. Mollusks (oysters, clams, sc ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Severity and cause: Will depend on how severe it is and whether you are pregnant or not. If you only have mild deficiency-you probably don't have any symptom. If severe ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. James Ball
19 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Unlikely.: Iron deficiency anemia is very treatable. It is very unlikely to die from this. But iron deficiency can be a symptom of a far more serious illness. ... Read More
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