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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
How high?: 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 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 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Some fatigue, etc.,,: If there is any effect on the body, it would likely be some fatigue or lethargy, and some paleness. Since your levels are on the borderline, your sy ... Read More
A 83-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Numbers are numbers: Lab results are numbers, and numbers are just numbers. They have little meaning without looking at the whole person. Low hemoglobin, hematocrit, and r ... 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 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Yes: I am having trouble understanding why you are concerned.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Get evaluated: The causes of anemia (low hemoglobin) are many. You need an evaluation with a history and physical exam. Some initial studies include -- CBC w/diff, ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
See below: The red blood cell count and the hemoglobin are different.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Kaplan
Dr. Ed Kaplan answered
38 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Depends: Can't...Or can take iron if you are deficient.
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