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At What Hemoglobin Level Will I Need A Transfusion
No definite level: This is a complex question. We would need to know what is the patient's problem . If there is no immediate surgical issue, then transfusions are given if there are symptoms like chest pain. If there is blood loss during surgery, then indications are different. At our hospital, the medical staff has said there should be no transfusions unless the hemoglobin less than 8 gm/dl. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A couple weeks ago my hemoglobin level was a 4.9. Is that really bad? I had to get 4 blood transfusions for it.
How long could it take for my hemoglobin level to return to its pre-surgical range if I receive a transfusion? If I didn't?
6-12 weeks: There are a number of variables here. First, how low was your hemoglobin when you started? Second, if you received a transfusion, what was your hemoglobin after? It takes about 90 days to cycle through your blood supply, so after 3 months, you should be back to your baseline. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am on Actermra for Scleritis and have 10 for my hemoglobin level, is that too low to do next infusion and when too low and need transfusion?
Hemoglobin level: Most centers will not transfuse a stable non bleeding patient with a hemoglobin over 7. Speak with your doctor if you are having symptoms due to anemia. I know Acterma can cause decreased platelets and WBC but I did not know it caused anemia too. Speak with your doctor. ...Read more
Im a 22 year old female and i already had a blood transfusion because of my very low hemoglobin... What should I do to keep my hemoglobin level up?
I had a blood transfusion in april because i went to the hospital due to a very rapid heart rate. my hemoglobin level was at a 6.5, lately i have been feeling the symptoms all over again. Im thinking my body is going through that all over again. Any advic
What if you have 13.5 creatinine levels and 8.5 hemoglobin level what is needed only blood tranfusion or dialysis?thank you i hope for response!
Blood loss: When Hgb drops below 10 gm one has to be suspicious of blood loss but can be corrected by meds such as ProCrit (epoetin alfa). When Hgb is in the 8 gm. range transfusion necessary to bring to over 12. At 6.4 transfusion and work up for blood loss required. Can be vaginal from uterine lesion, GI from ulcer or tumor but this must be defined and corrected. Depending on symptoms appropriate physician needed. ...Read more
Yes: There are walk in labs that will do this for you. ...Read more
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