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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Betting iron lack: This is commonly seen in iron deficiency, but get this confirmed using the lab.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rosenblum
Specializes in Hematology and Oncology
Not much: If blood contains normal amount of hemoglobin, it will carry oxygen to tissues and CO2 to lungs normally. If red cells are a little larger than norma ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
46 years experience Medical Oncology
Consider thalassemia: If your number of red cells is high or normal, but your hematocrit and/or hemoglobin are low, you may have thalassemia minor. That is a hereditary di ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Miller
9 years experience Family Medicine
Iron deficiency: The pattern of lab values you describe is typical of iron deficiency anemia. However, it could also be other things so you need to see your doc for a ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
You are anemic: Ignore the low liver enzymes; they mean nothing. You are mildly anemic and this needs to be worked up by a competent physician. If you are iron-defici ... Read More
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Dr. Marwan Akasheh
38 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Diabetes: You are diabetic, and it is affecting your kidneys due to poor control with high trg you also have anemia due to the decrease in the production of ery ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
? Iron deficiency: 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
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Block
34 years experience Trauma Surgery
It depends : Basically, the hematocrit is a volume percentage of red cells in whole blood (the other parts being primarily plasma, white cells and platelets). Low ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience Rheumatology
Several: Among others, thalassemia, sickle cell anemia, b-12 or Folic Acid deficiency, blood loss or iron deficiency. Also seen with anemia of chronic disease ... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rawhi Omar
43 years experience Pathology
Yes: Ferritin is the iron storage protein: excess iron in the body is carried by this protein and is used by red blood cells as needed.
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