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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?
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 ?

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 ?

Yes, that could be
blood loss
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

So this would not be illness related ?

I doubt it. no
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