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My hemoglobin is not increasing even after iron pill

my hemoglobin count in only 118. my doctor said that i already have many iron in my body and ask me to take 2 tablets of folic acid 800 mcg for one month, then continue taking it one tablet a day for lifetime. its been 3 weeks now and my hemoglobin only increase at 118. i really need to increase now my hemoglobin. please advise what to do. thanks.
Asked On : Fri, 3 Jun 2011
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hi welcome to healthcaremagic..
i believe its 11.8mg/dl..which is slightly less and definately it wont cause u major problems..medications will take a long time to improve your hb red meat.poultry,beans,blackeyed peas,leafy vegetables,fortified bread and lentils..stop worrying and lead a happy life..god bless
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