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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
You MAY be: Severely deficient in iron or it could be more serious. You need local medical advice.

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
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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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mehdi Moezi
31 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 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
30 years experience Pediatrics
Blood tests: There are a few diseases that leap out from blood tests. Most of the time, however, blood tests don't tell the doctor much on their own. These resul ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need the numbers: 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 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 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 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
36 years experience Pediatrics
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
44 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 female asked:
Dr. Le Wang
Dr. Le Wang answered
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Need CBC number: Low MCV (
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaad Abdullah
17 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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