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Reasons my iron count would be 5?

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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: Different reasons

There are different reasons why people have low iron- such as--bleeding/blood loss somewhere and GI would be the most common place where blood loss occurs-, iron malabsorption-either from condition like autoimmune or from medication that inhibits the absorption, or from gastric by pass surgery etc , not enough intake of iron from your food-either due to poor nutritions etc.
Go to see your gp.

In brief: Different reasons

There are different reasons why people have low iron- such as--bleeding/blood loss somewhere and GI would be the most common place where blood loss occurs-, iron malabsorption-either from condition like autoimmune or from medication that inhibits the absorption, or from gastric by pass surgery etc , not enough intake of iron from your food-either due to poor nutritions etc.
Go to see your gp.
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
for female with child bearing age- bleeding from menstruation is avery common cause of iron deficiency as well.
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