A 20-year-old female asked:
why is my ferritin levels not increasing after taking iron supplements? i’ve been taking them for 2 months and my blood iron levels are normal but my ferritin is only a 4. my hair has been shedding a lot too as a result of this.
1 doctor answer
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not getting enough: Iron and 2 months aren't enough to judge, revisit your doctor to revise the dose you are taking, and look for a cause, if still not corrected ask for hematology referral
Answered on Aug 14, 2020
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