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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Horacio Capote
Specializes in Psychiatry
Taking Blood Out: If your iron levels are too high, they may need to take tubes of blood out of your body to decrease it. Too much iron can be damaging to the heart an ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Why do you ask?: Serum iron can reflect simply having taken a multivitamin with iron a few hours before the blood was drawn, or being seriously sick with hemochromatos ... Read More

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. Two likely causes are cyano ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Iron supplement: Take an iron supplement.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Iron supplement: Take an iron supplement. Speak with your doctor about dosage.
A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Why?: Women are often iron deficient during reproductive years. How do you know you have excess iron? What is your serum iron and ferritin level? You may no ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need more info: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Austina Cho
26 years experience Psychiatry
No data known.: Marijuana is not known to raise iron levels in the blood. However, you could have a lung condition or other illness which raises your red blood cell, ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
See a doctor: These blood pressure readings are very high and need attention. With the information at hand we can not explain the reason for the change. Please see ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
35 years experience Wound care
Low iron levels: Your clinician needs to review your entire record, history, and complete an examination on you. This is a tricky situation. By your question, you are ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
50 years experience 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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