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symptoms of high iron levels in blood

A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Yes, but...: It depends on why you are having too much iron...You should find out the underlying disease...If it is very mild, may not need to do anything. Stop al ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Lerner
18 years experience Vascular Surgery
Depends: If your iron is too high you may have a condition called hemochromatosis which can have many consequences. You should talk to your doctor.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Why be perfect?: Taking an iron tablet before the blood is drawn -- perhaps even the previous day -- can raise the levels. You're not in any danger from it. Reference ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Yes: Hemochromatosis, if this is what you have, is famous for impairing anterior pituitary function. Depression may coexist, or depression may be the sole ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Obiageli Ezewuiro
13 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Hemochromatosis???: Really high iron is a sign of hemochromatosis. I can't advice further since I don't have all the details of your medical history. It is very important ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Kaplan
Dr. Ed Kaplan answered
38 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Depends: D you mean iron or ferritin level? Probably means nothing since slight elevation can still be normal, but you might need further veal.
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A male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Unclear question: 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 male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Brain damage: Marijuana is a psychoactive drug and will mess with your brain with or without hemochromatosis. Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vege ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
None to many: This is usually diagnosed as hemachromatosis. It is a genetic disorder. If high enough and long enough, it can affect ones joints (pain), glandular ... Read More
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