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Wednesday, September 2, 2015
High iron and metal detectors
Please don`t laugh. Over the last 2 weeks, I have set off 3 different metal detectors and had no metal on me. Is it possible for high iron levels to set off these machines?
No, hemochromatosis is not going to set off a metal detector.
Mark Wurster, MD
Former Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University