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A 28-year-old male asked:

hello - what are normal iron levels in a child. my daughter is 7 and recent dr. visit has shown very high iron level. we are meeting a hematologist.

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Dr. Gloria Lopez
Pediatrics 44 years experience
Iron levels.: 7–140 ng/mL or 7–140 mcg/L. These ranges vary from lab to lab, and your lab may have a different range for what's normal. Your lab report should contain the range your lab uses.

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