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Can obesity cause high iron levels in the liver, My lab work…

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Can obesity cause high iron levels in the liver

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My lab work came back saying I had high levels of iron in my liver, I am not a drinker and I have put on about 40 pounds over the last 5 years

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No I am not having any issues so just would like to know if the weight could be the issue causing the iron in the liver

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Hi there ...

Thank you for your question .

Please tell me how old are you and your gender ?

But one thing is obvious , obesity couldn't be the reason of iron overload in liver .

Regards .

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