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Looking for low hemoglobin/hematocrit causes?

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Dr. Steven Saunders
Internal Medicine 43 years experience
Anemia: Can be due to blood loss such as gastrointestinal bleeding or impaired bone marrow production due to infection, medication, vitamin deficiency or a disease of the bone marrow.

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A 33-year-old member asked:

What can cause my hemoglobin, hematocrit, and RBC levels to be low?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Many causes: Deficiency of iron, folate, (folic acid) vitamin B12 and chronic blood loss are common causes of anemia, but you need to be evaluated to determine the cause in your case. See this site for more info and consult your doctor. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/anemia/ds00321.
A 46-year-old member asked:

What are the causes and effects of too low hemoglobin?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Steven Saunders
Internal Medicine 43 years experience
Low hemoglobin: Anemia may be caused by blood loss perhaps through GI bleeding or decreased blood production in bone marrow. Fatigue and shortness of breath are most common dymptoms.
A 46-year-old member asked:

What can cause low hemoglobin level?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. RAJESH Sehgal
Hematology and Oncology 21 years experience
Variable: There are many.Low iron, b12, Folic Acid etc.Depends on your cbc.
A 64-year-old female asked:

What causes a low hemoglobin level?

3 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Let explain: Low hemoglobin count isn't always a sign of illness — it may be normal for some people. Women who are pregnant commonly experience low hemoglobin counts. Diseases and conditions that cause your body to produce fewer red blood cells than normal include: aplastic anemia and others. Diseases and conditions that cause your body to destroy red blood cells faster than they can be made:enlarged spleen.

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