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IncompleteQuestion: Low Haptoglobin if it is significantly decreased along with increased reticulocyte count and a decrease RBC count,hemoglobin and hematocrit ,then it is likely that the person has some kind of hemolytic anemia.It means the Red Blood Cells are destroyed in the cisculationn.Also called Intravascular Hemolysis ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Is there any connection between neuro issues and high haptoglobin that any of u docs can think of???
No: What I do know is that your elevated haptoglobin will not be the key to identifying the cause of your neuro issues. A comprehensive history and physical will pick up the stuff that gets missed -- anything from porphyria to a faulty home heater making carbon monoxide -- is much more helpful than a bunch of labs. ...Read more
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What could cause haptoglobin to be <10? It was 33 6 months prior. Rbc,hemoglobin and hemotocrit are normal. Gallbladder removed 18 months ago.
Ask your doctor, ...: Hepatoglobin testing is to diagnose hemolytic anemia and help determine the underlying cause for anemia. If you have functioned well in general health with normal hemoglobin & hematocrit, it is reasonable to just wait and see, and to ask your doctor at next visit in no hurry. At that time, s/he may repeat it if deemed necessary after clinical reassessment. Best wish to health... ...Read more
My blwork showed my iron saturation to be 9 hemog 12, sed rate 41 & haptoglobin elevated, what does all this mean? Health otherwise, worried.
Low haptoglobin with rbc hemoglobin and hemotocrit normal. Ast 42 alt 65. Is this something to be concerned with?
Depends: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, your liver enzymes are mildly elevated. If you drink alcohol, stop entirely and retest in 3 months. If you are overweight, lose weight. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more