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Hematocrit vs hemoglobin

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
Rheumatology 29 years experience
Several: Among others, thalassemia, sickle cell anemia, b-12 or Folic Acid deficiency, blood loss or iron deficiency. Also seen with anemia of chronic disease ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
Medical Oncology 47 years experience
Consider thalassemia: If your number of red cells is high or normal, but your hematocrit and/or hemoglobin are low, you may have thalassemia minor. That is a hereditary di... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
First...: Consider iron deficiency. This often produces this combination. Unless you are a woman with very heavy periods, or a vegetarian who's not supplementin... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
How much?: 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
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Doubtful.: Also not far from normal h/h for a young adult male. Living at a high altitude (over 2000 meters) can also produce high hct/hgb.
A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Need more info: 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
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Oral hygiene: It is more likely to be due to periodontal disease and you should consult your dentist for proper oral care. For good health - Have a diet rich in fre... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeremy Eckstein
Bariatrics 20 years experience
Post op anemia: Most likely is a reflection of some blood loos during the surgery, which is not unusual. It takes around 3 months for your blood levels to normalize. ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
No: 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
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
What 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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