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I started taking doctor prescribed iron supplements. How long will it take for my blood to become normal?
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Dr. Christopher Guzik
Family Medicine
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In brief: Several months
Iron replacements for anemia may take several months to get your iron level back to normal.
Too rapid a replacement may give you GI side effects like constipation or liver irritation. Take oral iron with vitamin c to help with absorption without a heavy meal.

In brief: Several months
Iron replacements for anemia may take several months to get your iron level back to normal.
Too rapid a replacement may give you GI side effects like constipation or liver irritation. Take oral iron with vitamin c to help with absorption without a heavy meal.
Dr. Christopher Guzik
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Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Iron deficiency
Tough question. Many parameters to normal blood.
It depends also how quickly you respond, how deficient you were, how well you absorb the iron, how immunocompromised you are, your overall diet and wellness status, and a repeat blood test.

In brief: Iron deficiency
Tough question. Many parameters to normal blood.
It depends also how quickly you respond, how deficient you were, how well you absorb the iron, how immunocompromised you are, your overall diet and wellness status, and a repeat blood test.
Dr. John Michalski
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