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symptoms of high hemoglobin levels

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
What symptoms?: 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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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See below: Causes of high hemoglobin include, dehydration, residence at high altitude, cyanotic heart disease, chronic respiratory illnesses and red cell leukaem ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
Depends: On whether you have symptoms. This is called hemoconcentration and it happens normally when you live on a high mountain. When it happens at ground l ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Goggins
24 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Depends : It really depends on how high the hemoglobin levels are. However, high hemoglobin levels can make your blood thick and increase your risk of stroke, h ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See below: The symptoms would depend on how high the hemoglobin is. The usual symptoms are headache, weakness, and paradoxically shortness of breath. For more in ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
What units?: Is it haemoglobin level of 51gm per 100 ml? That would not be compatible with life. If it is 51 gm per litter, then it is low and the person is anaemi ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
That is fine: How do you feel? It is a little high than most guys but nothing really odd. It will not interfere with anything. Do you smoke? Do you have sleep apnea ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
It requires consulta: A consultation with a hematologist may be useful if you have high hemoglobin. There is a rare medical condition called polycythemia vera but it also h ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Erectile dysfunction: I see your main concern is erectile dysfunction at age 30. I am going to assume this is actually hemoglobin a1c levels; your blood hemoglobin is measu ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Prednisone don't mat: It does not matter as Prednisone has no efffect on hemoglobin production.
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