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A 42-year-old male asked:

Cbc showed low hemoglobin (12.6) and hematocrit (37.5) and sodium (134). everything else normal. drinking 6-8 liters of water/day. could that be the cause?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 37 years experience
Healthy diet: Watch for signs of shortness of breath and swelling. Eat a healthy diet and exercise. Repeat testing as indicated by your physician.
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