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why do red blood cells increase in high altitude?

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Dr. Mandakini Patel
40 years experience Pediatrics
RBC at high altitude: Becauyse the air is thinner at higher altitude and it has lower oxzygen your body comensates by carrying oxygen in more rbc so the body needs are met.
Answered on Jul 18, 2019
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