Will iron supplements help?

Will taking iron post bbl surgery help keep more of the fat? Or or help it heal faster? How much should be taken daily?

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Iron supplements

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Iron supplements are good to build up red blood cells especially if you are anemic, it does not affect fat "take."


Manhattan Plastic Surgeon
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Will iron supplements help?

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Thank you for your question, taking iron pills before and after the surgery will help improve your hemoglobin levels, this will help you heal faster after surgery and avoid being anemic. It is not prescribed to avoid fat from reabsorbing.

Salvador Pantoja, MD
Mexico Plastic Surgeon
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