A 51-year-old female asked:
I have very mild anemia. is there a blood test to determine what caused my anemia? is there an iron deficiency test to determine if i have iron def.?
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Pathology 50 years experience
1.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Specializes in Gastroenterology
See HEM/GI: Low intake of iron can happen because of blood loss, consuming less than the recommended daily amount of iron, and medical conditions that make it hard for your body to absorb iron from the gastrointestinal tract. Iron, Transfrin sat, Ferritin & CBC are important test for Dx.Work up -- FOBT,Upper & Lower Endoscopy of GI Tract to find etiology recommend. Get an appointment with Hematology /GI
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Are there other things that cause anemia besides iron-deficiency?
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Pediatric Endocrinology 22 years experience
6.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Aug 14, 2020
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