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what is the adequate volume of pcv for pregnant women

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
44 years experience Urology
~30-40%: If by pcv you are referring to the hematocrit (hct), which is the ratio of the volume of red blood cells to the total volume of blood, the normal hc ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Yes: If by PCV you mean packed cell volume, then you are anemic. Please consult your doctor for iron and vitamin supplementation advice. Wish you good heal ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Mild Anemia: Your hemoglobin is slightly low(it should be 12-13 grams). Pcv is another way to express red blood counts. It is also called hematocrit, it is typical ... Read More
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Dr. Martin Rubenstein
45 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Mild anemia: A drop in red blood cell count, measured as HGB and pcv is not uncommon in pregnancy. You should be taking prenatal multivitamins. Ask your OB if yo ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Carline Louis-Jacques
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
PCV: Would like to help but I don't know what PCV stands for. Please clarify.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Nutritional: supplementation. If by PCV you mean, Packed cell volume, then you are anemic and should take oral iron and multivitamin supplements. It would be prude ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not relevant: When we are checking blood counts during pregnancy, assuming that the basic counts related to hemoglobin, hematocrit and platelets are normal for preg ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Iron overload: It seems your doctors are concerned that you get overloaded with iron. They may have done other tests than the pcv. To be more certain, one would need ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ibrahim Al-Sanouri
27 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Ok: That means you are protected from precious vaccinations rest of labs r normal.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Helmy Guirgis
46 years experience Hematology and Oncology
It is not normal: Anemia if this magnitude is abnormal and should be investigated asp for her safety and safety of the unborn. Did she have anemia in the past? Any bloo ... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rakhi Dimino
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Eat your steak!: A pregnant woman can definitely eat steak, but it should be cooked all the way through. Some may think this ruins the steak. To have a steak that is c ... Read More
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