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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 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
You MAY be: Severely deficient in iron or it could be more serious. You need local medical advice.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
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
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Lupus: Lupus is very possible but other diseases can present in a similar way. See a rheumatologist.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
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
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Red blood count is n: We rely more on hemoglobin and hematocrit levels than or red cell counts. So you can ignore your red cell count right now.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Morton Levitt
48 years experience Pathology
Anemia in COPD: This scholarly article explains: http://cdn.Intechopen.Com/pdfs/30558/intechanemia_in_chronic_obstructive_pulmonary_disease.Pdf. It appears that the ... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rawhi Omar
43 years experience Pathology
Yes: Ferritin is the iron storage protein: excess iron in the body is carried by this protein and is used by red blood cells as needed.
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
It is called Anemia: You should send us your lab results. From what you have described, you have Anemia which can be caused by many different reasons including excessive b ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. SCOTT SWOPE
58 years experience Family Medicine
See your physician: You need to see your physician to discuss your blood test and what medicine you should take.
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