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With ferritin level of .01 & iv infusions of ferritin, will lactoferrin help?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
I doubt it: If you believed all the claims made for lactoferrin supplement pills, you'd be reading uncritically. There are some real studies that support the use of this germ-killer to make episodes of bacterial diarrhea shorter in children. If you are being treated for iron deficiency, please make sure you understand why & that the cause has been addressed. Stay proactive & good luck.

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