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Why do red blood cells increase in high altitude?

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Dr. Mandakini Patel answered

Specializes in 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 7/18/2019

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