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I went to the dr and had a hemoglobin of a 5.5 yet ican

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I went to the dr and had a hemoglobin of a 5.5 yet ican function fine and have taken iron and everything. I have had anemia as far as I can remember I'm 18 now. What should I do?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 2 years ago.

Thank you for your question.

Have you had any tests to determine the cause of anemia?

Do you have heavy periods or are you bleeding more in your periods?

Please let me know.

Kind regards