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causes of high hemoglobin and hematocrit levels

A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mehdi Moezi
30 years experience Medical Oncology
Needs work up: High prolactin level can have several reasons. High hemoglobin can be secondary to other causes or a primary bone marrow issue that your bone marrow i ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Follow it up: Especially, ask your physician whether you have beta thalassemia minor. It's common and a non-problem, but it's worth knowing since if you marry someo ... Read More
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A 49-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 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
See below.: Many causes. If the elevation is mild this may be nothing. Dehydration could be a part. True causes of elevated indices include living at high altitu ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
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 34-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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaad Abdullah
16 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Various: Causes of high counts can be due to a variety of reasons, some include infections, environmental factors, bone marrow disorders and cancer. You shoul ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgardo Ordonez
12 years experience Internal Medicine
See your doctor: In general, the combination of those laboratory findings can indicate a possible hemolytic anemia. This means that the red blood cells are abnormally ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Any symptoms?: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
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