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A 44-year-old female asked:

Feeling fatigue&ache for 2 months. my bloods show normal haemoglobin but ferritin 3, iron 2.7, transferrin saturation 3%. would this cause symptoms?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Iron deficiency : There may be another cause, but the fatigue begin before the anemia from depletion of iron in other tissues. Not everybody knows this. Try to figure out why you are deficient. If you are a non-supplementing vegetarian, please reconsider.
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