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Causes of High Blood Iron

This section discusses 9 medical conditions causing High Blood Iron. A simple discussion of these causes with additional information is below.

Causes of High Blood Iron:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of High Blood Iron. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

  • Hereditary haemochromatosis (genetic disorder)
  • Dietary iron excess
  • Chronic haemolytic anaemia (see Anemia)
  • Multiple blood transfusions
  • Other anaemias
  • Sideroblastic anaemia
  • Alcoholism
  • Alcoholic liver disease
  • Blood test shows falsely elevated iron levels - e.g. dehydration, error in collection or storage

More Information About High Blood Iron

List of 9 causes of High Blood Iron

This section shows a full list of all the diseases and conditions listed as a possible cause of High Blood Iron in our database from various sources.

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