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A 24-year-old female asked:

I have anemia and take iron medication (ferrous sulfate). should i continue if i recently developed hemorrhoids and the iron makes me constipated?

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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
Dr. Jan Lei Iwataanswered
Ophthalmology 28 years experience
Tk ferrous gluconate: It's much easier on the gut, or eat spinach, dark leafy greens have a lot or iron and trace minerals. Hydrate well!
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Dr. Adam Lewis
Dr. Adam Lewis commented
Neurosurgery 37 years experience
Excellent advice.
Jul 16, 2014
Last updated Oct 6, 2016


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