A 17-year-old female asked:
I have heavy periods 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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Gynecology 28 years experience
Yes: The only way to be certain is to have a blood test. Heavy periods is a common cause of anemia. Your doctor could offer some solutions to the heavy bleeding as well as some iron therapy if needed. Hope this helps.
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