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is polycythemia a consequence of chemo treatment for hodgkins lymphoma?

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Dr. Aasim Sehbai
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Polycythemia: No. See your oncologist or hematologist to discuss various causes and appropriate workup and if needed, therapeutic phlebotomy as a treatment.
Answered on Apr 5, 2014
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