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What is the treatment for iron deficiency anemia?

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Dr. Enrique Molina
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Iron supplements

iron supplements (either through pills, intravenous or by increasing dietary intake of iron).
However reason for iron deficiency anemia should be investigated and treated accordingly

In brief: Iron supplements

iron supplements (either through pills, intravenous or by increasing dietary intake of iron).
However reason for iron deficiency anemia should be investigated and treated accordingly
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
2 doctors agree

In brief: To know why?

The treatment for iron deficiency is iron replacement- that can be in oral form or intravenous form if one can't tolerate iron tablet or does not respond to oral iron.
Most importantly, is actually to know why you have iron deficiency anemia ( GI bleeding? Heavy menses? Malabsorprtion etc) and to address the main problem. See your md and have further eval to find the cause of your iron deficiency.

In brief: To know why?

The treatment for iron deficiency is iron replacement- that can be in oral form or intravenous form if one can't tolerate iron tablet or does not respond to oral iron.
Most importantly, is actually to know why you have iron deficiency anemia ( GI bleeding? Heavy menses? Malabsorprtion etc) and to address the main problem. See your md and have further eval to find the cause of your iron deficiency.
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