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A 32-year-old female asked:

My recent lab tests came back with iron level of 30, transferrin of 20%, low vitamin d, high b12 and high folate. is this cause for concern?

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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
A Verified Doctoranswered
45 years experience
Lab values: Low iron exists. Low vitamin D exists. These are not major threats but should be remedied. Take iron daily as a supplement. And add Vit d as a supplement. A real good iron pill is vitron C A good dose of Vit D is 1000 units per day
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Dr. Warren Wolfe
Family Medicine 59 years experience
Doing what Dr. Mahnensmith suggested is fine but the patient should return for followup studies in about 3 months. I would be curious as to why these tests were ordered to begin with.
Apr 5, 2015
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Agree with Dr Walsh
Apr 5, 2015
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Dr Wolfe
Apr 5, 2015
Last updated May 11, 2015

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