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non iron deficiency anemia

A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
17 years experience Pain Management
Anemia NOS: Anemia can be due to a long list of conditions. The fact that it is chronic and not worsening is less worrisome. Capsule endoscopy to evaluate for eva ... Read More
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Dr. Binu Nair
Dr. Binu Nair answered
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Hemoglobin electroph: Need to check hemoglobin electrophoresis, and reticulocyte count.
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Anemia.: simply put, you are anemic, and you're apparently not deficient in iron. The reason for this has not yet been elucidated. You need to follow up with y ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christian Schultheis
24 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Possibly: There is a enzyme if I remember right called Tmprss6. Mutations in this can cause iron deficiency. I do not think it is available as a test yet. It ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
18 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: There can be many reasons for iron deficiency anemia. It is best to have an evaluation by a physician for possible causes.
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A female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
? Pumping Iron: You're pumping up your blood when you make sure you get enough iron! Just a thought ... hope you get more/better suggestions! Good luck!
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. RAJESH Sehgal
21 years experience Hematology and Oncology
More: It should be daily.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Iron deficiency: Iron deficiency can be caused by lack of iron in the food you eat, bleeding, inability to absorb iron as in celiac disease and pregnancy.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
IDA: Lack of iron usually due to too much blood loss. At your age it is most likely due to menses.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marybeth Lambe
45 years experience Travel Medicine
Multiple Ways: Stop ongoing losses: help heavy menstrual bleeding, fix ulcers, cure leukemia. Build iron supplies: red meat, egg yolk. Mollusks (oysters, clams, sc ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
38 years experience Family Medicine
Low Iron: In women of reproductive age, one of the most common causes of iron deficiency is heavy periods. There are other causes. Blood loss, acute or chroni ... Read More
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