A 61-year-old female asked:
Could prior accidental poisoning cause too much iron in body?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Hematology 28 years experience
Iron overload: It is uncommon for iron overload to occur as a result of poisoning. More likely etiologies are congenital disorders such as hemochromatosis, repetitive blood transfusions, or a hematologic condition which prevents normal iron usage. It is important for you to be seen by a hematologist to determine how severe your iron overload is, what the etiology is, and what's the best treatment.
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Last updated Mar 11, 2015
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