A 54-year-old member asked:
What should I do if I have very low hemoglobin levels?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Michael Thompson answered
19 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Get evaluated: The causes of anemia (low hemoglobin) are many. You need an evaluation with a history and physical exam. Some initial studies include -- CBC w/diff, peripheral blood smear, reticulocyte count, EPO level, fecal occult blood testing and possibly others (eg ua, vitamin studies, etc).
Answered on Sep 22, 2018
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