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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
How low?: 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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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Anemia: Need to find: Out cause. Hemoglobin level below 10 gm% is the definition of anemia but that does not tell why a person has anemia. It would be important to find the ... Read More
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Dr. Clifton Schermerhorn
39 years experience General Practice
Many things: Laboratory tests are an adjunct to medical care. They need to be interpreted in light of a good history and physical exam. I suggest that you review l ... Read More
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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Anemia: Low hemoglobin and hematocrit indicate anemia. The normal rbc count suggests a type of thalassemia. In thalassemia, the MCV (size of cells) is low-the ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cesar Sturla
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly: It is possible that you have growth hormone deficiency . Check igf-! and hgh stimulation test.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theresa Henderson
40 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Anemia of low iron: The blood results you describe would go along with iron deficiency anemia and in a person of your age likely due to not enough iron intake to make bac ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Not anemic : We rather go by haemoglobin than hamatocrit. So if your haemoglobin is normal and ferritin is normal you are not anemic as hct and rbc count are proba ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends: Your hb is near normal and the slightly low rbc is not a reason to be concerned about as long as you do not have any symptoms. You should be more conc ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Context: Will be needed for a meaningful answer. You have mild anemia, if any, anemia and LDH increase is nonspecific. Best would be to address with ordering p ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
You can look these: all up, e.g. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mean_corpuscular_hemoglobin_concentration, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_blood_cell_distribution_width, ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
44 years experience Endocrinology
The opposite: B"sd that combination certainly needs to be looked into, imagine it already has. Fractures will not cause anemia, but a cause of pathological or oth ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience Pediatrics
Need iron: It means you have an iron deficiency leading to anemia. It could be not enough iron in your diet to replace menstrual losses but you should check wit ... Read More
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