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I have dry, red, itchy skin & am concerned about lupus, thanks to an unfortunate Google search. Can iron deficiency/anemia cause skin problems & itch?

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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
Ophthalmology
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In brief: You may be onto

something as the most common cause of itching can be iron deficiency anemia.
However, without more info, this is only speculative. We need your medical, family, social, sexual, surgical, meds/supplement histories to put all the pieces together. Do see your doctor and discuss this. A simple lab test can help!

In brief: You may be onto

something as the most common cause of itching can be iron deficiency anemia.
However, without more info, this is only speculative. We need your medical, family, social, sexual, surgical, meds/supplement histories to put all the pieces together. Do see your doctor and discuss this. A simple lab test can help!
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