Iron Defeciency Anemia

Anemia that results from a deficiency of iron in the body is called iron-deficiency anemia. Your body needs iron to make hemoglobin, so iron deficiency affects the production of hemoglobin. The symptoms include weakness, pale skin, shortness of breath, tongue swelling, brittle nails, and irregular heartbeats.

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Can Feroglobin help to reduce puffiness and swelling in face due to iron deficiency anemia?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 32 years old. I am a patient with repeated episodes of iron deficiency anemia due to submucosal fibroids. Yesterday, I felt so different as I was tired, had difficulty in breathing, and weak. So I went to buy Feroglobin B12 (liquid iron). Today, I woke up with a swollen face, and th...  Read Full »


Dr. J N Naidu

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have not mentioned your hemoglobin levels. Having very low hemoglobin levels cause these symptoms. You can take Feroglobin B12 (Iron and Folic acid) five milliliters after lunch and dinner in thirty milliliters of water. You need to drink some more water after takin...  Read Full »

What should I do to correct my low Hb and other blood values?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 64-year-old male. My hemoglobin is 9.3, PLCR 45%, Plateletcrit 0.42%. I am facing weight loss for the past three months, and I have a persistent cough. Currently, I am on medications for diabetes and hypertension.  Read Full »


Dr. Parth R Goswami

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Hematologist, Pathologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. In the attached report (atachment removed to protect patient identity), hemoglobin level, PCV (packed cell voulme), MCV (mean corpuscular volume) and MCH (mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration) are especially low which is suggestive of anemia. RDW (red cell distr...  Read Full »

How to manage body pain and fatigue present for many years?

Query: Hello doctor, The primary concern surrounding my inquiry is body pain and fatigue. I have lymphedema in my lower legs since eight years. Intermittently, the condition is mediated with compression stockings, massage therapy and occasional stationary exercise. The swelling persists with activity, just...  Read Full »


Dr. Naresh Kumar Monigari

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The laboratory reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) show mild anemia and microscopic hematuria. The anemia looks like dual deficiency (iron and B12), but we need to do reticulocyte count, peripheral smear, serum iron, total iron binding capacity (TIBC...  Read Full »

Why do I have elevated platelet levels?

Query: Hi doctor, My platelets were 468 last month, and I repeated another full CBC. Everything else was fine, but my platelets were still 463 a month later. Is this something to worry about? I have fatty liver grade 1 and mild IBS. I also had a Coronavirus infection two months ago. Currently, I am on m...  Read Full »


Dr. Mubashir Razzaq Khan

Hematologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Elevated platelets indicate the following conditions: Grade 1 thrombocytosis: platelets 550-649. Grade 2 thrombocytosis: platelets 650-749. Grade 3 thrombocytosis: platelets 750-849. Grade 4 thrombocytosis: platelets 850-1099. Grade 5 thrombocytosis: plat...  Read Full »

What does elevated platelet count indicate?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 27-year-old female. I have dyslipidemia and currently taking Lipanthyl. I have been taking blood tests and consult my doctor every month for five months. I manage to reduce my cholesterol, but the doctor is concerned with my platelet count right now. I have attached my blood platele...  Read Full »


Dr. Mubashir Razzaq Khan

Hematologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. In the case of elevated platelets, grade 1 thrombocytosis: platelets range between 550-649. In grade 2, thrombocytosis: platelets range between 650-749. Grade 3 thrombocytosis: 750-849. Grade 4 thrombocytosis: 850-1099. Grade 5 thrombocytosis: 1100 or more. ...  Read Full »

What should I do to increase my persistent low hemoglobin level?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 41-year-old male. I am a pre-diabetic with vitamin D deficiency and a low hemoglobin level. My hemoglobin levels are always below 12. I have reports of more than three to four years, and it has never crossed 12. I am vegetarian, and that could be one of the reasons as per the d...  Read Full »


Dr. Parth R Goswami

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Hematologist, Pathologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your hemoglobin level is slightly low, along with low MCV (mean corpuscular volume) and PCV (packed cell volume). It seems most likely to be iron deficiency anemia, for which you can be prescribed Ferrous ascorbate tablet for one or two months. You can investigat...  Read Full »

Please suggest tips to quit my habit of eating raw rice and reduce my weight.

Query: Please tell me how i can stop eating raw rice, loose weight and grow taller. Hello I am 13 years old female I have just turned 13 last month and I am very addicted to eating raw rice. I have had this problem since very small and I have tried several methods I have searched online that I have PICA...  Read Full »


Dr. Dwipannita Kalita

General Practitioner, Family Physician

Answer: Hi Sadiah, Thank you for consulting at icliniq. Since you already know you have Pica, and have weight problem because of eating raw rice, this disorder is usually due to iron deficiency anemia. Of course raw rice has more calories which is leading to your weight gain and also sometimes it can contai...  Read Full »

How to treat anemia?

Query: Hi doctor, I had an on and off fever for four days and had anemia in the past. And I am currently taking Vitamin C, E, and folic acid.  Read Full »


Dr. Kks

Hematologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for reaching out to us. I saw your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I hope you got your COVID-19 checked, and it is negative. Regarding your blood reports, I can see that you have mild anemia, which is not very significant. Many females d...  Read Full »

How to manage iron deficiency anemia?

Query: Hi doctor, My child, who is 6 years old, felt sick on his birthday this year (one week ago), accusing fatigue. He looks pale and vomiting. We took him for blood tests. His red blood cells were way below normal 3.8; the doctor sent us to an oncology hospital suspecting leukemia. Later, they said it ...  Read Full »


Dr. Mubashir Razzaq Khan

Hematologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Anemia is common in malabsorption diseases (cow milk intolerance in your case). Iron deficiency takes six months to develop in case of reduced intake or absorption or loss via blood. They are probably doing endoscopy or colonoscopy because of milk intolerance to rule ou...  Read Full »

How is the cause of tiredness diagnosed?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 28 year old female. I am single. I feel drowsy all the day while working. Sometime, I feel less energetic when compared to other colleagues. Also, I have gotten pain in the knee joint. Can you please suggest the probable medical test or medication I should take? Thank you. ​  Read Full »


Dr. Salah Saad Shoman

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You should have a complete blood count test and a hemoglobin level test as you might be suffering from iron deficiency anemia. Also, measure your blood pressure as you might have hypotension. Please feel free to inform me with the results of your tests. Revert back with ...  Read Full »

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