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Hat can cause a lock of iron in a man without any bleeding found. ?

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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Celiac sprue, diet

Lack of iron is due to lack of intake, increased loss (gross or occult bleeding- usually gastrointestinal (gi), less often urinary), or poor absorption-usually celiac sprue.
Less often other GI causes. See your doc. Screening for celiac is simple blood testing. Diet diary. May need GI workup to rule out other problems, such as fragile blood vessels, tumors, parasites, or cancers.

In brief: Celiac sprue, diet

Lack of iron is due to lack of intake, increased loss (gross or occult bleeding- usually gastrointestinal (gi), less often urinary), or poor absorption-usually celiac sprue.
Less often other GI causes. See your doc. Screening for celiac is simple blood testing. Diet diary. May need GI workup to rule out other problems, such as fragile blood vessels, tumors, parasites, or cancers.
Dr. Arthur Heller
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology

In brief: Dietary deficiency

Dietary deficiency of iron can cause low iron, however, before coming to that conclusion, i would rule out all causes of bleeding including hidden ones, such as intestinal cancer.

In brief: Dietary deficiency

Dietary deficiency of iron can cause low iron, however, before coming to that conclusion, i would rule out all causes of bleeding including hidden ones, such as intestinal cancer.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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