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Norfolk, NE
A 18-year-old female asked:

When i attempt to donate blood, i always lack enough iron in my blood for my height/weight group (i usually come really close to the level necessary but don't quite reach it), does this mean i should consider taking iron supplements?

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Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
Blood donation: No you need to find out what is causing this and treat that. It might be iron but can be many things.
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