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how long does it take for your hemoglobin to get low

A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Why is it low: determines the answer. Continual loss...immediately after bleeding stops and after blood given back by transfusion. Not making blood. (no kidney hor ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yonatan Mahller
12 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Anemia: Signs would be appearing pale, feeling tired and weak, dizzy or lightheaded. Taking iron can help improve blood counts but it takes some time like ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
29 years experience Fertility Medicine
Dpends: A blood transfusion will raise it immediately. Taking iron pills can take several months depending on how anemic you started. If you are bleeding in t ... Read More
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Dr. Amrit Singh
51 years experience Cardiology
Weeks: Normal rbi cycle is 1 week. it may take 2-3 weeks for full effect.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Blood Tests: Fortunately the patient does not decide what tests are needed in medicine. The doctor decides this. Your physician will know exactly what to test for ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: They are not related.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
33 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Low: Due to the potential side-effects and risks of transfusion and the chronic blood shortage the us has, most would agree that transfusion should occur o ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Uma Swamy
Dr. Uma Swamy answered
16 years experience Radiation Oncology
Depends: Depends on how low the hemoglobin is and type of cancer and general status of the person's health.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: The marrow is where the blood cells are produced and thus the circulation mostly gets the cells from the marrow. I think a hemoglobin of 2.7 is life-t ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sadaf Mustafa
7 years experience Internal Medicine
Polycythemia: Hello and welcome to HealthTap, it depends upon the extent of damage, if you have hypoxia and requiring oxygen it may take much longer otherwise it sh ... Read More
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