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A 41-year-old female asked:

I had a bone marrow biopsy done today bc my hgb is 7.8, my red and whit blood counts are both low. i am asymptomatic. any idea?

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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Anemia. : Is your platelet count low, too? There are myriad causes of anemia, but not all of them require a bone marrow biopsy to diagnose, so I'll assume you're pretty far down the diagnostic path. At this point, your best bet would be to wait for the biopsy results. Preliminary information doesn't take too long to come in. Good luck.
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