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How long does it take the ferritin levels to be normal? Its been 2 months now I am on ferose f medication but still suffering from hair loss.

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Can you explain?: Ferose-f is weak, candy-fied iron and folic acid. I'm going to assume that you came to your physician with hair loss of some sort, were found to be iron deficient on a serum ferritin lab assay, and given this as treatment. You should insist on being told why you are iron-deficient if you're not a vegetarian, and the actual cause of your hair loss needs to be addressed. Get 2nd opinion.
Answered on Feb 6, 2014

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