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My iron levels doubled in 1 week from 8 to 16 umols l my hb count is always within normal with little change what could be the reason behind this ?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine

In brief: Not sure.

Laboratory error. In fact maybe both measurements are in error. The gut cannot absorb more than about 5 mg iron per day.
This is insufficient to change your iron levels in the way you describe.

In brief: Not sure.

Laboratory error. In fact maybe both measurements are in error. The gut cannot absorb more than about 5 mg iron per day.
This is insufficient to change your iron levels in the way you describe.
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