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low count of red blood cells what are the cause

A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Consult ped hematolo: Consult a pediatric hematologist we do not have enough information to answer your question we need detailed report of your blood count wbcs, rbcs, ... Read More

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Low iron is related : to low dietary intake or from slow blood loss. Your serum iron and iron binding capacity suggests that your iron is low, but your Ferritin, which is ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
THIS IS A "LONGSHOT": but this set of symptoms (SYNDROME) sound like HASHIMOTO's THYROIDITIS and PERNICIOUS Macrocytic anemia also may be AUTO-IMMUNE!!! in nature ie: the ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Work up: Will be needed. You experience dysuria or burning after urination and your dipstick was abnormal. Back pain is also of concern and imaging should subs ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
40 years experience Pediatrics
Anemia: It could be a combination of low rbc count vs low heme (iron ) vs defective globin which is hte protein component of the hemoglobin. Talk to your doco ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Different tests: Whether or not the results matter depends on a person's symptoms and conditions, and on why the tests were done. Usually, the dipstick detects hemoglo ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
G6PD deficiency: This is a classic term. The oxidized hemoglobin forms a heinz body which the spleen pits out, leaving a little bite mark.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marek Bozdech
48 years experience Hematology and Oncology
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. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
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 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Ruden
37 years experience Dentistry
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
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