A 24-year-old female asked:
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i am a 24 y/o female, 109lbs. i had a blood test done and my hemoglobin levels were low what does this mean? how can this be fixed? will i be okay?

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Dr. Steven Hebert
29 years experience Pathology
Anemia: Anemia can be due to several different things. Usually it is associated with iron deficiency, bleeding or b12/folate (folic acid) deficiency. You will most likely be placed on iron supplements and folate (folic acid). These usually help.
Answered on Nov 7, 2013

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