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Low Hemoglobin In Babies
Is normal in baby 6 or 7 months to have low hemoglobin 50% ?could be normal?Checked twice first 60% ,second after use iron medicin less than month 50%
Baby has low hemoglobin.She's breastfeed only.At resent time she refuses to breastfeed.What can I do to not to loose milk? How fast can baby be cured?
Pumping/expressing: First, you should consult your child's pediatrician for the lack of appetite and low hemoglobin. That being said, expressing or pumping your breastmilk is one way of maintaining your milk supply so you can continue to breastfeed. However, pumping or expressing breastmilk is not a natural process; we are not meant to be hooked up to a machine! so it does take time and a bit of learning curve... ...Read more
Baby has iron deficiency anemia and has fever for 3 days now. Lab results show normal platelet count, low hemoglobin, high wbc. Is this an emergency?
Doesn't sound like : It, if your child truly is 1yo. A few days of fever, due to a viral illness for example, is not uncommon. I'd give you a different answer for a 2-3mo child. If your child is staying well hydrated despite the insensible losses, he will probably be fine. If you're uncertain, go see your pediatrician. The blood counts by themselves are not that concerning, provided anemia is being treated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Needs follow up test: Abnormal hemoglobin screening on a newborn exam often needs a repeat test for confirmation. This test can pick up hemoglobin disorders early, before the cause other problems. But not all abnormal screening tests are dangerous. ...Read more
Not necessarily: It is not feasible to assess the seriousness without having access to the results of the scan. It would be prudent to discuss it with your pediatrician. ...Read more
Your ?? raises ??: We all have some hemoglobin f, that's what a fetus makes & the percentage drops after birth in most. Some varients of sickle cell can have higher persisting levels of HGB f , so i wonder if there is another issue here.The HGB g philadelphia is usually not a big problem.I would contact a genetic counselor through a medical school or children's hospital & find out for sure. ...Read more
My six month old baby boy's neutrophile level is 9.9% where as the normal range is between 25-30. Where as his hemoglobin is 11.1%. is it OK?
My baby has hemoglobin and hematocrit count that is below normal... Does it have anything to do with her taking medicines and antibiotics frequently?
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