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What does a low hemoglobin level mean? I was told that my 3 year old sons hemoglobin is low because he drinks to much milk. Is this true or is something else wrong. And if so what would it possible be?

What does a low hemoglobin level mean? I was told that my 3 year old sons hemoglobin is low because he drinks to much milk. Is this true or is something else wrong. And if so what would it possible be?

Blood loss vs iron: Kids who consume more than 24-30 oz of milk/day can experience tiny amounts of blood loss thru the intestine due to irritation caused by the cow milk protein on the gut wall. Smaller amounts or boiled milk, don't seem to cause this problem. Blood loss, paired with the kids avoidance of other iron containing foods leads to low hemoglobin production & anemia.Other causes are also possible.

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At the age of 63 I am could't increase the hemoglobin level. Is it sign of blood cancer?

At the age of 63 I am could't increase the hemoglobin level. Is it sign of blood cancer?

MD: Low hemoglobin could be due to 1. Lack of iron 2.Lack of vitamins- b12, Folic Acid 3. Decreased production by the bone marrow 4.Increased loss of blood (which you may not see).It is best to consult you md who would do some simple tests to find out the exact problem.

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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?

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.

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Hello! My 13yr old son's hemoglobin level is 5.9 as of today's doctor appt. He is 5'9" tall about 262lbs. What foods will help lower the hemoglogin? And what foods are making his hemoglobin higher? I don't want my son to have Diabetes so any info you can

Hello! My 13yr old son's hemoglobin level is 5.9 as of today's doctor appt. He is 5'9" tall about 262lbs. What foods will help lower the hemoglogin? And what foods are making his hemoglobin higher? I don't want my son to have Diabetes so any info you can

GLUTEN FREE DIET: He fits Criteria for obesity. I would also suggest if he is fatigued and sleepy during the day, to obtain a sleep study. Especially if collar size greater than 18. I would suggest a gluten free diet with gradual transition. To paleo diet. Making sure to rotate his food daily. Also full blood work update with thyroid studies and testosterone levels should be obtained. Also increase activity

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What can cause low hemoglobin level?

What can cause low hemoglobin level?

Variable: There are many. Low iron, b12, Folic Acid etc. Depends on your cbc.

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Is a 98 hemoglobin level considered normal?

Is a 98 hemoglobin level considered normal?

Need units: If the result is 98gm/l, it is low. The normal ranges are: male: 13.8 to 17.2 gm/dl female: 12.1 to 15.1 gm/dl see this site for more info. Http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003645.htm.

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What foods can help lower my hemoglobin level?

What foods can help lower my hemoglobin level?

None: There is no food I know which specifically lowers your hemoglobin level. Deficiency of iron and certain vitamins can lead to anemia but then you will end up with even more problems from the deficiencies.

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What happens when hemoglobin level drops too low?

You die: Miserably. Forgive my frankness. Think about being so short of breath that walking across a room feels like a fat person trying to run a marathon. Plus, every anemia is a warning of hidden disease, very often treatable. Please get managed by a scientific practitioner.

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Is it true that hemoglobin level of 51 very high?

What units?: Is it haemoglobin level of 51gm per 100 ml? That would not be compatible with life. If it is 51 gm per litter, then it is low and the person is anaemic.

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How can the hemoglobin level in the body be increased?

How can the hemoglobin level in the body be increased?

Depends: Depends on the reason that it is low. About the only thing that you can do on your own is dietary. If you have anemia because of low iron or vitamin deficiency, then improving your diet may help.

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What are some foods that can increase my hemoglobin level?

What are some foods that can increase my hemoglobin level?

Depends: Is your hb low or do you want to have it higher than normal? If it is low, first step is to determine the cause and treat the cause. If you are deficient in iron, a common cause of anemia, spinach, crude sugar, and red meats will provide iron.

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Can I use cheese for hemoglobin level?

Can I use cheese for hemoglobin level?

Not that iron rich: Try OTC iron supplements, red meats, liver, veggies like spinach, broccoli and Brussel sprouts.

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Should I postpone the surgery if my hemoglobin level is low?

Should I postpone the surgery if my hemoglobin level is low?

Why is it low.: This is an impossible question to answer without more information. How low is it, how old are you, has a physician figured out why it is low, what is the surgery. As you can see this is to complex an issue to any in a forum such as this what you need to do is talk to the surgeon scheduled to do your procedure and come up with a plan. Good luck.

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I'm going for surgery tomorrow and my hemoglobin level is 124.. normal?

I'm going for surgery tomorrow and my hemoglobin level is 124.. normal?

12.4?: If you mean 12.4 then it is normal. 124 definitely would not be

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My hemoglobin level is an 8.2 L. Do I need to go to ER?

My hemoglobin level is an 8.2 L. Do I need to go to ER?

ER or LMD: Bloods must have been drawn for a reason. Not only should the Hgb be corrected but the source of possible bleeding be identified at age 35. When Hgb drops to 10 corrective measures should be taken with Fe or Procrit (epoetin alfa). When in the 8 gm. Range transfusions should be considered. LMD should proceed with work up. If Hgb much lower than one goes to ER for transfusion.

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Do I need to have blood drawn to measure my hemoglobin level?

Do I need to have blood drawn to measure my hemoglobin level?

Blood rqd for test: Although some doctors feel they can estimate your hemaglobin level with clues from a physical; eyelid, palm lines, gum pallor, etc. The only way to get an accurate hemaglobin level is to get a sample. Whether this is from a draw (which gives the best sample) or a finger stick (like a glucose test) you need blood to tell what's in it.

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I am anemic and have a hemoglobin level of 88 g/l. How serious is this?

Did you mean 8ยท8?: Normal hemoglobin is about 15 (+/- few) so around 8 is indeed very low. You need the cause of this anemia investigated and properly treated. In the meantime you may need blood transfusion

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Can hemoglobin level be low because of previous jaundice history?

Can hemoglobin level be low because of previous jaundice history?

No: Other way around. Certain forms of anemia, those associated with hemolysis (rbc destruction), can result in an elevated bilirubin level producing jaundice.

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Is it normal for hemoglobin level to drop again 2 weeks after blood transfusion?

No: Why was blood transfusion given? The reason for the initial drop in hemoglobin may still be present.