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should i be worried about a low hemoglobin level

A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let explain: Low hemoglobin count isn't always a sign of illness — it may be normal for some people. Women who are pregnant commonly experience low hemoglobin coun ... Read More
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Dr. David Jin
Dr. David Jin answered
20 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Thanks for asking!: Pregnant women with hemoglobin levels below 11.0 g/dl are generally considered anemic, though complications and symptoms from anemia during pregnancy ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Hemoglobin : Hemoglobin is the oxygen carrying component of red blood cells, the main function of red blood cells. A low hemoglobin count means that the hemoglobin ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. RAJESH Sehgal
20 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Variable: There are many.Low iron, b12, Folic Acid etc.Depends on your cbc.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Orr
43 years experience Surgical Oncology
Fatigue breathing: When your hemoglobin level falls, you get tiired - the lower it gets, the more fatigued. When it gets really low, you may experience shortness of bre ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends on the cause: Low hemoglobin per se does not affect appetite but low hemoglobin is a symptom of many diseases and drugs. For example, chemotherapy causes loss of ap ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Hgb 0f 6.8 i: is a critical number and suggests the need for a blood transfusion and evaluation. See a hematologist asap.
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Dr. Benson Yu
Dr. Benson Yu answered
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Hemoglobin level : Hemoglobin level simply help detect anemia. Anemia can have many cause such as iron def anemia, B12 def anemia, etc. Pregnancy also associated with l ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christian Schultheis
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Iron: But first, you need to find the cause. Are you bleeding, destroying your blood, or not making blood. The most common cause is that you are losing bl ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Wow: There must be an explanation for the anemia. An effective treatment course can only be accomplished by having a proper diagnosis. Iron deficiency is ... Read More
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