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Low iron

Low iron: Introduction

Low iron: decreased concentration of iron in the blood. See detailed information below for a list of 5 causes of Low iron, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Low iron:

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

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Low iron

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Low iron: Symptom Checker

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Low iron: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Low iron

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Low iron: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Low iron

Unnecessary hysterectomies due to undiagnosed bleeding disorder in women: The bleeding disorder called Von Willebrand's disease is quite common in women, but often fails to be correctly diagnosed. Women with the condition tend to have heavy periods, more »

Anemia undiagnosed in pregnancy: The onset of anemia (low red blood cells) in pregnancy is sometimes overlooked, despite it being a well-known complication of pregnancy. The problem may be that the main symptom, i.e. fatigue, is also a more »

Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see symptoms of multiple sclerosis). See symptoms of Vitamin B12 deficiency or more »

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Low iron: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Low iron

The list below shows some of the causes of Low iron mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Low iron?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Low iron. Of the 5 causes of Low iron that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 5 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Low iron:

The following list of conditions have 'Low iron' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Medical Conditions associated with Low iron:

Red blood cell symptoms (891 causes), Blood symptoms (2297 causes), Abnormal blood test symptoms (1538 causes)

Symptoms related to Low iron:

Diet, Malabsorption (219 causes), Malnutrition (111 causes), Bleeding (1783 causes), Pregnancy (699 causes)

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