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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Iron level tests: A common screening test for low iron is the hemoglobin level, since iron is necessary for it to be produced. If high or normal iron is likely normal. ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelty Baker
27 years experience in Hematology
Iron deficiency anem: Anemia makes you tired and pale. Some get lightheaded, or have chest pain or shortness of breath. Iron deficiency can cause "pica" (craving something ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Pop term : It may mean any anemia, or specifically iron deficiency anemia.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Efremov
42 years experience in Internal Medicine
Not possible: There is no one-stop possible...Anemia can mean hundreds of different diseases, testing to find out which one is crucial. It is very foolish to neglec ... Read More
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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 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yonatan Mahller
11 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Anemia: Signs would be appearing pale, feeling tired and weak, dizzy or lightheaded. Taking iron can help improve blood counts but it takes some time like ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Hard to say: Your limited lab data & detail makes it hard to offer specific advice. In general if your hemoglobin was low it takes 3 or more months of addition ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Iron levels vary…: …for different ages & genders & for pregnancy & lactation. Iron supplements are rarely needed in adult men unless they have proven iron-deficiency ane ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Iron supplement: Take an iron supplement.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Greenberg
44 years experience in General Practice
Many: Pale skin fatigue restless leg low endurance anemia palpitations.
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