A 39-year-old member asked:
How can i reduce the symptoms of anemia (other than taking iron supplements)?
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Hematology and Oncology 37 years experience
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A 45-year-old member asked:
How long can it take for iron supplements to get rid of anemia symptoms?
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Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 19 years experience
Depends: This will depend on how low the blood counts were when iron deficiency was diagnosed. It also depends on how much and what type of iron is being taken. Ideally, the anemia will be improved in 4-8 weeks. However, treatment may be needed for longer, as the goal is often to replenish the body's iron stores. This take a month or two longer.
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Last updated Apr 20, 2013
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