A 33-year-old female asked:

Hi, my blood test showed the following results: hemoglobin 9.0, iron 50.3, transferrin 330, tibc 69.7, ts 13.2%. what's the type of anemia?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
Iron deficiency: Most likely. This is serious stuff. Unless you have very heavy periods or several recent pregnancies or are a non-meat-eater, you need to find the cause (ulcer, cancer, hookwork, others).
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