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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Ok: Your serum iron level and tibc are normal and thus you are not iron deficient. However as a young menstruating woman you would be wise to take a daily ... Read More

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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Yes: Iron deficiency will make you feel run down well before you become anemic. Iron's also essential to your cells' doing their metabolism. Many physician ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Incomplete info: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
It's early: Iron levels drop long before hemoglobin does. I'm glad you're interested in your health. Try to find out where you're losing iron (ulcer? stomach canc ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Serious business: It's your duty, and your physician's, to determine whether your diet is iron-poor (are you a vegetarian?) and whether you have additional iron loss (b ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Take iron: Iron deficiency is common in women during reproductive phase of life. If you are not able to tolerate oral iron, discuss the option of intravenous inf ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Try our other forum: You posted your question on our free, public, informational forum... where diagnoses, medical advice, or medical care are not given. Try a private con ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Anemia: This sounds like the anemia of chronic disease, which would fit in a person with chronic hepatitis C. My advice is to be treated for the Hep C, which ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Labs: Your labs are suggesting mild iron deficient anemia. Without medical history, personal or family, detailed symptom review and a comprehensive physical ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
26 years experience Internal Medicine
First find out why: Low iron saturation may be evidence of iron deficiency. Low ferritin level would be more specific. If you suspect that you are iron deficient, you sho ... Read More
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