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What will happens when the level of red blood cells in my body increased?

What will happens when the level of red blood cells in my body increased?

Hard to say without: The clinical context. Is it the rbc or the hemoglobin/hematocrit. Hgb/hct would lead to think dehydration or potentially a primary blood disease (unlikley in a young woman). If it is the rbc and the MCV is low could think about thalessemia trait. ...Read more

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Which type of disease is it where a person's body has an increase in red blood cells?

Polycythemia: It is called polycythemia and it can be a primary problem or secondary to other disease, especially pulmonary problems. ...Read more

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What part(s) of the body does having too many red blood cells damage?

What part(s) of the body does having too many red blood cells damage?

CNs and GI systems: Excessive red cells in newborns can cause increase chance for sluggish circulation, blood clots in internal organs including brain intestines etc. Usually it is because of increased thickness of blood (viscosity). ...Read more

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Hello im 27 female.My blood test showed that my red blood cells have decreased.What shall I do to increase my red blood cells?What food shall I eat?

Hello im 27 female.My blood test showed that my red blood cells have decreased.What shall I do to increase my red blood cells?What food shall I eat?

Anemia: A low red blood cell count is known as anemia. Anemia is a symptom, not a disease and thus the cause of anemia must be investigated. While being investigated, one should increase the iron in one's diet. This can be done with iron tablets, or by eating foods rich in iron. This would include red meat, spinach, and beans. ...Read more

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What is the blood disorder where your body produces too many red blood cells?

What is the blood disorder where your body produces too many red blood cells?

Polycythemia vera(P.: P. Vera is a condition where the bone marrow makes too many red cells and the hemoglobin gets above 18-20 Gms (normal up to 16 grams). it is considered a Myeloproliferative disorder which is a type of low grade cancer although most people live for 10-20 years and some new treatments have recently become available. ...Read more

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Why do red blood cells increase in high altitude?

Why do red blood cells increase in high altitude?

RBC at high altitude: Becauyse the air is thinner at higher altitude and it has lower oxzygen your body comensates by carrying oxygen in more rbc so the body needs are met. ...Read more

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What diseases may cause to lower the blood sodium level and raise red blood cells?

What diseases may cause to lower the blood sodium level and raise red blood cells?

Several: The first thing i think of with this combination is someone trying to lose weight using a diuretic, or an athlete who's rehydrated insufficiently using only water. There will be additional findings in any serious illness that runs with these labs. Pathologists are lab physicians and our first rule is, "look at the person, not the numbers." good luck. ...Read more

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How does the body get rid of dead red blood cells?

How does the body get rid of dead red blood cells?

Recycling: Old red blood cells (RBCs) change shape from disc shaped to round. This results in trapping in the spleen, where they are eaten by cells called macrophages, and their content, especially iron, is recycled for new RBC production. ...Read more

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Low serum iron, normal ferritin, red blood cells and hemocrit. Will 14mg iron a day raise my serum iron? It was only a little low.

Low serum iron, normal ferritin, red blood cells and hemocrit. Will 14mg iron a day raise my serum iron? It was only a little low.

Probably not: 14 mg is a very low dose because iron supplements tend to be poorly absorbed. It depends on which form of iron you use but authorities recommend 50-100 mg of elemental iron 3x/day to correct deficiencies. The best absorbed form is iron bis-glycinate but even for that form i advise 25 mg a day. ...Read more

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