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Cause of low hemoglobin and hematocrit

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Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Evaluation: You should see urology to be evaluated and have,urine culture, CT and cystascopy to find the cause so be treated

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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine 73 years experience
You MAY be: Severely deficient in iron or it could be more serious. You need local medical advice.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
Internal Medicine 43 years experience
Anemia: Can be due to blood loss such as gastrointestinal bleeding or impaired bone marrow production due to infection, medication, vitamin deficiency or a di... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
Many causes for it: Low Hemoglobin(Hb) commonly known as Anemia can be caused by many different reasons....enlarged spleen is present in some such conditions but it is un... Read More
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Lupus: Lupus is very possible but other diseases can present in a similar way. See a rheumatologist.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 23 years experience
Various: Iron deficiency is only one of many factors that can cause anemia ( low level of hemoglobin/hematocrit). Deficiency in other nutrient like vit b12, fo... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Many causes: Deficiency of iron, folate, (folic acid) vitamin B12 and chronic blood loss are common causes of anemia, but you need to be evaluated to determine the... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 36 years experience
See doctor ASAP: Based on what you've reported, they may be iron deficient. Please discuss this with their doctor, as this can have significant impact on their physic... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
How low?: Reference ranges are set so that several percent of healthy folks fall outside on either end. If your peripheral smear is unremarkable and the MCV abo... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelty Baker
Hematology 28 years experience
Anemia: The list of things that can cause anemia is too long to list here, but it includes many other things besides iron deficiency. It is important that you... Read More

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