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hi, i'm anemic , my hematologist office called for follow up blood test. she tells me i have non iron deficiency anemia. can you tell me what this is?

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 35 years experience
Anemia.: simply put, you are anemic, and you're apparently not deficient in iron. The reason for this has not yet been elucidated. You need to follow up with your primary care doctor to help determine the cause of the anemia. If you have not had a colonoscopy recently, you will need that also, most likely, despite your iron status. Don't ignore the anemia! Good luck.

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