A 49-year-old member asked:
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do i need to go get a transfusion if my hemoglobin and hematocrit are low?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Not neccessarily: Blood transfusion is given if the anemia is symptomatic or very low due to active bleeding asymptomatic anemias can be treated with IV iron or iron by mouth.
Answered on Jun 4, 2019

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