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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Nutritional : Deficiency. A low iron level in an 18 year old male suggests poor nutrition. Please discuss the matter with your doctor and seek advice for good nutri ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Jin
Dr. David Jin answered
21 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Thanks for asking!: Here we need to first clarify the following: serum iron level is usually presented in 2 types of units: either as mcg/dl (normal: 70-175 in men; 50-15 ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Lower than normal: It is not bad as much as that it could be better. You should take oral iron pills and a multivitamin daily. It is likely that the menstrual bleeding h ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Cause?: First you and your doctor should try to determine the cause of your anemia. Second eat a diet rich in iron such green vegetables, cereals, meat and po ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Treatment: You should see your doctor to have CBC and treated with Iron and follow up.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Sure: A person should seek medical attention just for having "all the symptoms of anemia," whatever those might be. Having unusually long periods, or having ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes: How is your ferritin? Yes, you will need to get iron supplement. Any otc brand is good as long as you can tolerate it . Take it at least twice a day- ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mehdi Moezi
31 years experience Medical Oncology
Iron deficinecy: You are iron deficient you need to have additional work up and start replacement see your primary care physician and if needed they will send you to h ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ramji Rajendran
16 years experience Radiation Oncology
Iron deficiency : Ferrous sulfate does not cause fetal harm and i would recommend taking this. Anemia on the other hand by not taking this supplement can potentially c ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
22 years experience Gastroenterology
Less in or more out: Either lack of iron intake from diet (ie. Vegetarian), lack of iron absorption (ie. Celiac), or iron losses (ie. Bleeding).
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