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A 33-year-old male asked:

Dad has 10 hemoglobin and 29 hematocrit. platelets 13.5. other tests normal:mcv, mch, wbc, esr, neutophil, kidney, b12...why anemia? take bone marow test?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Blood loss: The most important thing to do is exclude blood loss in the gastro-intestinal tract. Anemia in an adult male warrants investigation to exclude colon cancer. Please cooperate with your doctor in the investigation.
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