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A 19-year-old male asked:

I am 19 year old boy.my hemoglobin is 12.8 . is it normal?

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Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Normal: Yes, this is in the normal range. But still make sure you get plenty of iron in your diet - this is one of the most commonly missed nutrients in teenagers diet. You need to keep making those red blood cells and you need iron to do that!
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