My age is 26 and having iron deficiency anemia. My Hb level is 11 but ferritin 18. Sometimes, I felt shortness of breath. Now, I am taking Iron medicine but when I quit taking iron tablets, my situation gets worse with time.
You can complete the course of iron medication for two to three months according to your doctor's prescription. It is not advisable to take iron tablet randomly. Usually, at 11 gm Hb level, dyspnea does not occur.
For your breathlessness, I suggest you investigate with chest X-ray and spirometry investigation. For that, you can consult a pulmonologist for chest examination. Meanwhile, complete the full course of Iron medication.
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