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A 32-year-old female asked:

I have anemia. latest test shows iron 22 %5 ferritin 2. labs also show mch 25.4 mchc 30.7 rdw 16.6 mpv 13. cause for worry? connected to anemia?

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Dr. Robin Joyce
Medical Oncology 30 years experience
Iron Deficieny: Sure looks like you have Iron deficiency. Do you get heavy periods ? You have almost no storage iron or make red blood cells and this is what the low ferritin about. Take 1 iron pill a day at the least.

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Last updated Aug 30, 2015

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