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Dr. Andrew Rynne
Dr. Andrew Rynne

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Is anemic caused due to deficiency of iron?

I was told plenty of times by doctors im anemic i take iron pills.. but they dont seem to be working?? For the past couple of days i been getting bruises on my body my arms and legs an i feel very sore i dont have a good grip my hands hurt and very bad lower back pain .. feel very weak ... is this due to the low iron??
Thu, 4 Sep 2014
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
welcome to HCM.
anaemia is a common feature of iron deficiency
only modalities of treating them is by giving iron supplements
after starting the treatment, wait for few months.
things will improve.
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