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Iron deficiency

My friend's father was recently diagnosed with deficiency of iron, he was hospitalized. Injections for increase of iron in body are applied to him. But still there is no improvement in his condition. Kindly help
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Hello there.... Iron deficiency can't be corrected overnight. Your father may need to take iron supplements for several months or longer to replenish his iron reserves. Generally, your father start to feel better after a week or so of treatment. Ask your doctor when your father need to return to have your blood rechecked to measure your iron levels.... 
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