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Will taking iron before blood test skew ferritin levels?

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Dr. Richard Mcgee
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: Probably not if pill

Oral iron tablets- generally no iv iron- generally yes- ferritin measurements will be affected for weeks.

In brief: Probably not if pill

Oral iron tablets- generally no iv iron- generally yes- ferritin measurements will be affected for weeks.
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