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How much Iron can I take to get my hemoglobin count up to where it should be from 7.6. Was at 4.6 and had to receive 4 units of blood to get it up to 7.6. Have bad nose bleeds from HHT. Was told should take 300 mg of iron a day.

Doctor's Assistant: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?

No medications only heartburn medicine and not allergic to any medications.

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

Spent night in the Hospital to check for any internal bleeding. Nothing else was found.

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