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Low Hb Count
I got my CBC done.I have low hb, low total count, lowpvc, low mcv, low mch, low mchc, high rdw.What does it mean? Other parameters wbcand platelets normal.
What does it mean to have normal Hb 13 with low mcv 76 (80-94) and low mch 23(27-32)?? my rbc count is high 5.5 (4-5.2 ) could it be thalassemia ?
It could be: Thalassemia diagnostic tests may include a routine blood count, hemoglobin electrophoresis to find out the types of hemoglobin one has in one's blood, and sometimes DNA analysis to try to see if certain mutations are present. "Thal. minor" is somewhat common in certain parts of the world, and in certain populations. A doctor can evaluate to see if anything else might be causing the lab results. ...Read more
My mean corpuscular hgb n mean corpuscular hb concentration is low while my RBC count, hb n hematocrit is high.What does this mean?
Slightly raised esr at 14, neutrophil count 8.3 and ast at 107. Hb normal 119
Gastric bleeds, gastrostomy, pain stomach. Only 4yrs old. Low iga level?
Sketchy picture: wish your child all wellness , what you provided isn't the full picture, the treating doctor(s) would help you better with a provisional diagnosis and later a final diagnosis and treatment, good luck ...Read more
My hb is 9.50. It is between 9 to 10 since last 4 years. Suggest any medication and diet plz, also reasons of so low homoglobins.
Age Dependent ??: No matter what 9.5 is low , causes , age dependent . See your doc , don't ignore those above numbers ...Read more
Low Ferritin Level: Both your ferritin (iron stores) and your hemoglobin are low. Have you had blood loss? Is this a new issue for you? If you do not know why your levels are low, then you need to work with a doctor to figure that out. Ferritin should be at least 40 for fatigue, and 60 if you have restless legs syndrome. ...Read more
Once daily: You need to address the cause of your anemia. Taking iron will not help immediately and is unlikely to help if you continue to have blood loss. Taking more is not better; simple side effects include severe constipation. In excess, iron can be very poisonous. Be careful and ask your ob/gyn if you are a candidate for a myomectomy (fibroid surgery). ...Read more
My hb is 8.7, htc 53.1. How come? As far as I know, normally hb is 1/3 htc. So how can my hb be as low as that? Lab error or indicate something...?
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