What You Need to KnowIron-deficiency anemia is not having enough iron in the blood. Iron is needed for hemoglobin.
Frequently Asked Questions
Prevention and Risk Assessment
What is iron-deficiency anemia in children?
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Providers Who Treat Anemia (iron-deficiency)
Departments that Treat Anemia (iron-deficiency)
Blood Disorders (Hematology)
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Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
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Blood and Marrow Transplant
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