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Can they test for anemia with a finger prick or heel stick?
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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In brief: Yes they could
Do it depends on where you get the test done at.
They can do a finger prick, but usually they draw blood. Personally, i think finger pricks hurt more than a blood draw. And also if you are anemic, they may want to do other tests like iron and B12 levels so its better to have your blood drawn..

In brief: Yes they could
Do it depends on where you get the test done at.
They can do a finger prick, but usually they draw blood. Personally, i think finger pricks hurt more than a blood draw. And also if you are anemic, they may want to do other tests like iron and B12 levels so its better to have your blood drawn..
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