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Minneapolis, MN
A 67-year-old female asked:

My sister has a hemoglobin level of 4. she is on her 3rd bag of blood transfusion. they can not find where the bleeding is coming from. colonoscopy, endoscopy, chest x-ray and ekg were all ok. what should be her next step?

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Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Ned to see HEM: The tests you mentioned are basic tests still a complete GYN work is needed and a consult with Hem Onc is must

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