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What is the hemoglobin range for women

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Find the cause: Anemia has over a hundred different causes. If it's iron deficiency, the cause must be sought -- you don't want to miss bleeding from a cancer or bad ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
It is normal Hb: I would be concerned if it was over 16 Gms/dl
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Mease
47 years experience Pediatrics
Trait or?: It is important to know if this is beta thalassemia trait or disease. With a hb of 9.2 it is likely the trait which does not require treatment. Ask ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
13 years experience Family Medicine
Other causes: There are other causes for anemia, and you should return to your doctor to discuss this. You will need more testing. Good luck.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Both can be anemic: Hemoglobin electrophoresis is the test to sort this out.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Fishman
8 years experience Emergency Medicine
Menstruation: The average hemoglobin concentration in women (12-16 g/dl) is lower than the average concentration in men (14-18 g/dl) because women lose some blood d ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes: It is quite common for young women to have anemia especially if you dont eat right and if you have heavy menses. Having said that, there are many othe ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: It is till normal.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Anemia: Anemia is a broad term for low hemoglobin caused by many different things. Common things are common as we say. For a woman who is still having her ... Read More
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