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My iron level is 11

A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
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

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
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
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Jin
Hematology and Oncology 21 years experience
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
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
MIld Fe deficiency: This may indicate a mild iron deficiency. Can't tell if you have iron deficiency anemia as there is no HGB / hct supplied but this could be a possibi... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Iron 7: Real, real low. Got to know why and from where you are losing iron / blood. And know your hemoglobin level. And get iron therapy going.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
Gastroenterology 22 years experience
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).
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
Measure ferritin!: Best measurement of iron stores. Above 20!
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Roosth
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Pills Easiest: Iron is available otc in various strengths, usually 65 mg and one would usually take one 2 or 3 times a day. Because iron deficiency can be a sign of... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Iron Levels: A healthy person should have a normal iron serum level in the range of 60 to 170 micrograms per deciliter of blood. Iron is an essential mineral, as w... Read More

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