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I eat ice almost all the time every chance i get. am i addicted?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
One idea: You may be iron deficient even if not yet anemic. I never believed this until it actually happened to me -- i started wanting to eat ice all the time. This is worth discussing with your physician at your next opportunity.

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