Recurring iron deficiency anemia can have various causes, just like most other symptoms. Finding the true cause means ruling out or confirming each possibility – in other words, diagnosis.
Diagnosis is usually a complex process due to the sheer number of possible causes and related symptoms. In order to diagnose recurring iron deficiency anemia, we could:
If Iron Deficiency Anemia is a recurring problem, how difficult has it been to resolve when adequate iron was being taken?
Possible responses:→ Not applicable / don't know
→ Taking additional iron easily resolves the anemia
→ Iron is required daily to prevent anemia
→ Large amounts of iron will resolve the problem
→ Even large amounts of iron help only a little