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I got my bloodwork back and it was Red tagged. My Doctor

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I got my bloodwork back and it was Red tagged. My Doctor seems to think I have a iron deficiency. I have had low readings before and I am taking ferrous sulfate 1 pill 2x a day. After this blood test she has increased it to 3x a day. I am concerned.

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Iron deficiency is treated with iron.

What is your concern?

More importantly, what is your question? I need to know, since we answer questions. The more specific you can be, the better answer I can give.


Customer: replied 26 days ago.
11.7-15.5 G/DL
35.0-45.0 %
80.0-100.0 FL
27.0-33.0 PG
32.0-36.0 G/DL
11.0-15.0 %
This is my daughter's bloodwork.. I am her mom... I am concerned for her?
Customer: replied 26 days ago.
I hope this helps
Customer: replied 26 days ago.
The rest of her bloodwork was great

She has a mild iron deficiency anemia.

What is your question please?

Customer: replied 26 days ago.
she has a mild iron deficiency with these test results? I just wanted a second opinion. When I saw these readings I was freaking out!!!


It is a mild iron deficiency anemia.

Personally, I would further confirm this with iron studies.

And that gives a baseline to follow.

Any source of bleeding would need to be understood.

Usually that is menstruation.

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Customer: replied 26 days ago.
Absolute Basophils is zero? Is this ok? Thanks, last question

Yes that is fine.

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