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A 27-year-old male asked:

Ferritine too high but iron and transferrine saturation normal doctor suggest healthy diet without red meat etc and skip vitamin pil with iron?

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Dr. Steven Charlap
Holistic Medicine 37 years experience
Sounds right: A healthy diet is righ tin every circumstance. If you have enough iron, no need to supplement.
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
Nephrology and Dialysis 9 years experience
? Inflammation: Ferritin is considered as inflammatory marker and can be high in certain inflammatory conditions or infections. Get checked by your doctor.

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Last updated Apr 8, 2013

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