A 51-year-old female asked:
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Iron deficiency anemia wid calcium deficiency?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Fe -Ca: Ida is common in young menstruating females. Calcium deficiency? Quite odd at any age. Wonder if your Albumin is normal giving a falsely low calcium.... Why would anyone check a calcium in a healthy 18 yo? Maybe there is more to this story. Maybe you should talk to doc who drew your labs.
Answered on Sep 24, 2019
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