A 39-year-old female asked:
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can low ferritin cause hair loss and pale face? ferritin 8.t hemo 11.6 iron sat 10%.

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Dr. Carmen Barnes
13 years experience Integrative Medicine
Anemia: Yes, absolutely, low ferritin can cause pallor and could be indirectly related to hair loss. I would suggest a further work up for causes of iron deficiency .
Answered on Aug 25, 2018

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