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A 19-year-old male asked:

Med student . my hematocrit level = 4-6 % above normal .. rbc count = way above normal ( i suspect mistake in counting) possible reasons?

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Dr. Helmy Guirgis
Hematology and Oncology 47 years experience
Any complaints?: You are medical student..Set up for many worries...Hg has a range of normalcy. What about platelets and white cells? I prefer that you show the complete count to any of your professors and have peace of mind. Residents in high elavations have high hg...And smokers too!
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