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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Higher than 36: See this site for more information. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003645.htm

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Complete blood count: You should not be confused with those numbers. That is why your doctor is there to help analyse and interprete those numbers. Go to see your doctor wh ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience in Family Medicine
Hematocrit low?: Organizations like the red cross, world health org., american medical asso., set standards concerning hematocrit requirement to give blood. A low hem ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Kind of anemia: (1) Look at the peripheral smear, how the red cells look. This may give it away. (2) Reticulocyte count. Losing / destroying too many, or making too f ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Needs evaluated.: Yes this is low based upon the standards and needs to be evaluated. In the range of 35 is more normal.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Polycythemia: Elevation of hemoglobin / hematocrits is called polycythemia. It can be divided in to two groups- primary bone marrow problem- is called- polycythemia ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Anemia: Please visit this site for information on this topic: https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/anemia/symptoms-causes/syc-20351360 A low hematoc ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Depend of the cause: Treatment for anemia ( low hemoglobin/hematocrit) has to be directed to the underlying cause/etiology of the anemia. Many things can cause anemia eg- ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Red cell volume: Hematocrit is the proportion of blood volume made up by red blood cells. A hematocrit of 45 means that 45% of blood volume is red cells and the rest i ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Sample
23 years experience in General Surgery
Depends: It is something that should definitely be evaluated. Either you body isn't making enough red blood cells or you are losing them somewhere. The hemato ... Read More

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