Dear doctor, I am a 14 year old girl and

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Q: Dear doctor, I am a 14 year old girl and I am a sufferer of iron deficiency anemia. I recently got my blood report, my iron level is 31. My MCV is 77, my heamoglobin level is 12.6 and my RBC morphology shows (+) microcytosis. Everything else in my blood report came out normal. I think the reason I have iron deficiency anemia is because of my mother, she had it as well and I have heard anemia can be inherited. I remember experiencing the symptoms of iron deficiency anemia at a young age. I hope you can advise a suitable supplement for me to take.

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