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Is a ferritin level of 9 dangerously low? I am 2 years postpartum and losing hair more rapidly than ever before. Could the low ferritin be the cause?

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Dr. Tso Chen
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Low iron

Your level of ferritin indicates that you have low iron storage.
I recommend start taking iron supplement. Low iron level would cause hair loss or thinning of hair.

In brief: Low iron

Your level of ferritin indicates that you have low iron storage.
I recommend start taking iron supplement. Low iron level would cause hair loss or thinning of hair.
Dr. Tso Chen
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