A 36-year-old female asked:
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what does it mean when you have low hemiglobin and high platelet?

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Dr. Aasim Sehbai
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Anemia: If someone have low hemoglobin called anemia, and as a result high platelet count called thrombocytosis, usual cause is iron deficiency. Iron deficiency anemia can lead to a stress or reactive thrombocytosis which will get better with iron replacement. Get your iron studies and ferritin checked. Thanks.
Answered on Sep 24, 2016
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