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this would not be a sign of cancer.
the stools have to be checked for blood.
most likely her low iron is causing low ferritin which is causing low hemoglobin.
so no need to jump to conclusion of cancer at this point.
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no, iron and hemoglobin are not the same thing.
iron is used to make the hemoglobin molecule which is in red blood cells and helps to carry oxygen in the red blood cell.
yes, iron deficiency anemia.
that is why I suggested she get her stools tested for blood
she may not be getting enough iron in her diet. that can cause low ferritin and low hemoglobin as well.
bowel and stomach cancer are not common.
yes, I understand your worry.
cancer is a small possibility.
that is why I suggested he get his stools tested for blood.
I can't take away your worries.
you keep asking these same questions about colon cancer.