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Hemochromatosis

High level of iron in blood

04/29/2008

Question:

a recent blood test provided by a health fair revealed 302 level of iron in my blood test is this dangerously high ? and what are steps i can take to lower i.e. diet thank you

Answer:

For any abnormal initial test result, we would suggest rescreening with a ferritin and iron in a serum TIBC and discussing those results with your physician.

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Response by:

Mark   Wurster, MD Mark Wurster, MD
Former Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University