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A 52-year-old male asked about a 31-year-old female:

gp said ferritin serum 12 ug/l. range 12-250ug/l is normal but i lose hair each day. other anemia symptons b12 result good how can i increase 12ug/l?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Rheumatology 52 years experience
Iron supplements: You discuss the issue with your doctor and start prescription iron supplements. You do not mention whether your hemoglobin is normal or what your serum iron level is. However, the ferritin is low enough to suggest that iron is needed.

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Last updated Dec 3, 2018

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