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Does hemoglobin contain iron?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
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In brief: Yes

The hemoglobin in the blood gives blood the red color. Hemoglobin contains iron.

In brief: Yes

The hemoglobin in the blood gives blood the red color. Hemoglobin contains iron.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Michael Dugan
Internal Medicine - Hematology
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In brief: Yes

Which is why iron is an important "building block" for rbc production.

In brief: Yes

Which is why iron is an important "building block" for rbc production.
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Dr. Michael Dugan
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
It's a popular mistake to confuse "serum iron" and "hemoglobin level."
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