A 43-year-old member asked:
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Is a blood iron level of 21 low ?

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Dr. Feras Abdul khalek
13 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Yes: Yes. You should get a complete blood count and check what your hemoglobin level is to see if you are anemic and how anemic. You should also get an "iron profile" and ferritin test to complete the testing for anemia.
Answered on May 1, 2019
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