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i am 19.5 weeks pregnant. my ferritin level is 11.6mg/ml, hemoglobin 11.4 g/dl, and hematocrit 33.2% . my ob claims it is wnl. is that correct?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Not exactly: Your iron reserves are low and you have mild anemia. You should take oral iron and multivitamin supplements for optimum health. Wish you good health and a healthy baby!
Answered on May 11, 2018
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
23 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: We call it borderline low, but still normal. Eat more meat and green vegetable. Be well.
Answered on May 11, 2018

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