A 43-year-old member asked:
Could you tell me what are leads to for high hematocrits?
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Dr. Liawaty Ho answered
22 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Polycythemia: Elevation of hemoglobin / hematocrits is called polycythemia. It can be divided in to two groups- primary bone marrow problem- is called- polycythemia vera vs.Secondary polycythemia that can be caused by / associated to different conditions- including dehydration, significant lung disease, problem with liver, cysts, familial conditions etc. D/w your md and you may need to see a hematologist.
Answered on Mar 10, 2018
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