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what could be the cause of high hemoglobin, hematocrit, mcv and mch when fluids are consistently consumed?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
See below.: Many causes. If the elevation is mild this may be nothing. Dehydration could be a part. True causes of elevated indices include living at high altitude. Smoking, exposure to carbon monoxide. Decreased lung function. Use of testosterone.
Answered on Jun 13, 2013
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