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A 17-year-old female asked:

I have been bleeding heavily with severe cramps. i sometimes feel light headed look pale & feel very weak. can i be anemic or have a iron deficency?

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Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
YES, you can be anem: ic. Get yourself to a Dr and get a CBC to measure your hemoglobin. If low enough,you could even need a blood transfusion.. Do it urgently,as your blood could be very low.
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