A 14-year-old female asked about a 14-year-old female:
my sister is almost 15, and her ferritin level is 5.93 ng/ml and her hemoglobin is 11.5 g/dl and everything else is good why is that?
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Pathology 44 years experience
A little low: I'm going to assume she has been getting her period for at least several months. She is likely iron deficient for this reason and her physician may advise a modest iron supplement perhaps with a vitamin. This is actually between your sister and her physician and it's likely she has already discussed this.
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Last updated Dec 28, 2014
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