A 30-year-old male asked:
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red blood cell count. 4.26. hemoglobin 12.6. hematocrit 37.0%. would these being a bit low have any afect of your body. if so what symptoms?

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Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Some fatigue, etc.,,: If there is any effect on the body, it would likely be some fatigue or lethargy, and some paleness. Since your levels are on the borderline, your symptoms, if any, would be very slight. If you increase your iron intake, especially in the form of lean red meats, there should be no problem, but you can also see your doctor to be sure. Good luck.
Answered on Oct 3, 2018

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