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Is. Feratin level of 9 low in a female?

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Is. Feratin level of 9 low in a female?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.
yes, this is low
this indicates your iron stores are low
you probably need to be on oral iron
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Is this diet related usually ?

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
no, probably menstrual bleeding if you still have periods
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

I do but they r not heavy or anything . I'm aged 35. I had baby june 2014 could that b reason ?

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
Yes, that could be
blood loss
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

So this would not be illness related ?

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
I doubt it. no
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