A member asked:

Ferritin 25 mcv 82 hemoglobin 136 rdw 15.9 rbc 5.11 one doc says it's fine. another says it's borderline anemic. will a multi with 14 mg iron help?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander answered

Specializes in Pathology

I'd like to know why the iron is lowish. Heavy periods? Vegetarian? Blood donor? Is there the possibility of a bleeding ulcer or colon cancer? If there is no sign of serious undiscovered illness, then this is an okay supplement.

Answered May 31, 2016



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