Having trouble with blood and iron levels. Had to have 2 transfusions and 3 infusions?

I’m 68 female. Having trouble with blood and iron levels. Had to have 2 transfusions and 3 infusions. Was going up but now back down again. Last several days I’m getting a large red mark on my chin and half moons on my fingernails. What should be the next step My doctor in a local GP.



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Dr Mahaveer
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Dr Mahaveer

hi
there seems to be something wrong with your iron metabolism.
Get a bone marrow examination done.
Consult a hematologist.
Keep taking iron and vitamin supplements.
thanks

Dr. Ayman Darrag
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Dr. Ayman Darrag

In my opinion you should get a s.ferritin,HB electrophoresis, and if nothing showed up ..get a bone marrow exam..a hematologist can help you better than a aGP ..

Dr Ahmed Fawzy
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Dr Ahmed Fawzy

Hi
Do a Transglutaminase Antibodies (tTG-IgA) to check for celiac disease , do a CBC test to confirm it is iron related first
Good Luck