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Inflamed red blood cells

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Dr. Gregory Lewis
Urology 44 years experience
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raja Nandyal
Pediatrics 51 years experience
CNs and GI systems: Excessive red cells in newborns can cause increase chance for sluggish circulation, blood clots in internal organs including brain intestines etc. Usu... Read More
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Spleen: Spleen is a major organ of clearing the damaged red blood cells from the blood.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Monheit
Specializes in Family Medicine
Erytrhropoetin: The kidney produces a hormone called erythropoietin which stimulates the bone marrow to differentiate and produce red blood cells.
Dr. Paul L. Hester
General Practice 29 years experience
Erythropoietin: Erythropoietin stimulates the production of red blood cells. There are many conditions that can cause erythropoietin levels to increase or it may be g... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Hocking
Hematology and Oncology 48 years experience
Bone Marrow: In adults, all of the blood cells are produced in the bone marrow, including red blood cells. Under some abnormal conditions, blood cells may be produ... Read More
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Dr. Christian Schultheis
Hematology and Oncology 24 years experience
A lot: Could mean dehydration, sometimes can signify a myeloproliferative disorder. Also if the hemoglobin is low and the rbcs are high, could mean there is... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marek Bozdech
Hematology and Oncology 49 years experience
Anemia: Low red blood cells (RBC), hemoglobin (Hgb), and hematocrit (Hct) all measure the amount of RBCs in your blood. Low numbers mean there are too few. Th... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ruben Mesa
Hematology 30 years experience
Brken RBC- Hemolysis: Hemolysis is a breakdown of red blood cells early than normal (usually happens to all red cells after 100 days). Causes can be from immune system, mec... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Ruden
Dentistry 38 years experience
Several: There are multiple causes of enlarged red blood cells, which is termed macrocytosis, and most of them are easily corrected. Two of the most common cau... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Old age: Red cells have a limited life span of only about 120 days. Some disorders shorten the life span of red cells, e.g., auto-immune hemolytic anemia, hemo... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Not specific: Could be seen with a kidney stone, cancer, injury to the kidney tubules, and many other things.

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