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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Brouwer
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Hypertension: Hi! if your question is what to do about high blood pressure, it is best to see your primary care physician for an exam and some blood tests. There ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
48 years experience Psychiatry
Red blood: Does it sound reasonable?
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Frank blood.: It is bright red blood on stool, usually result of hemorrhoids or anal fissure.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Camacho
23 years experience Family Medicine
Blood: The color of blood varies in shades of red. It is the iron in blood that gives it it's red color.
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Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Mostly red: Freshly drawn out of body, blood is just red..Bright red. The red cells are made from substance heme and appear red. The white blood cells actually ap ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Myoglobinuria: Very, dark urine with the color of cola could be due to the presence of myoglobin, which is a breakdown product of muscle cell. It can be caused by t ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Cells&plasma: Cells are red, white or platelets. Red carry oxygen, white fight infection&platelets help blood clot. Plasma contains clotting factors and immune ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not exactly: It usually increases heart rate and blood pressure and this can cause flow problems (like stroke / heart attack), not from actual "thickening" of the ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: It varies from population to population. In folks of european descent, around 1 person in 6 is rh negative (class d-neg). It's less common in some oth ... Read More
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Linda Green
44 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Bone marrow: Blood cells are made in the bone marrow.
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samyukta Mullangi
6 years experience Dermatology
Variations on red: Arterial blood and capillary blood are bright red, as oxygen imparts a strong red color to the heme group. Deoxygenated blood is a darker shade of red ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Hill
22 years experience Family Medicine
General term: Acid has to do with the pH of the blood - a measurement which is done. Our normal pH is 7.35-7.45 or thereabouts. If your pH is less than this then ... Read More

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