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A 40-year-old male asked:

only thing a little high is hemoglobin.....should i worry about pv...labs below any concern of pv here...... cbc with differential/platelet 11/05/2019 wbc 11.5 x10e3/ul (3.4-10.8 ) rbc 5.78 x10e6/ul (4.14-5.80 ) hemoglobin 18.4 g/dl (13.0-17.7 ) hem?

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Dr. Amandeep Kaur
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Labs: Hb is quite high. But please consult a physician personally to discuss possible diagnosis. It is very important to know more information about symptoms that you may be experiencing.

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