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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience 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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelty Baker
28 years experience 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 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Pop term : It may mean any anemia, or specifically iron deficiency anemia.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Efremov
43 years experience 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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience 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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
38 years experience 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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Iron supplement: Take an iron supplement.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Greenberg
45 years experience General Practice
Many: Pale skin fatigue restless leg low endurance anemia palpitations.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Hemachromatosis: Iron overload or hemachromatosis hs following symptoms abdominal pain, fatigue, generalised darkening of skin colour, joint pains, lack of energy, lo ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sutira Scheef
7 years experience Internal Medicine
Iron dietary sources: High iron sources include: spinach, prune juice, cream of wheat . Liver (chicken/beef) but limit because high in cholesterol. Moderate iron sources: ... Read More

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