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Doctor insights on: Normal Child Hemoglobin Levels Chart

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How to increase hemoglobin of a 1st grader child from 9g/dl to normal level of 12g/dl?

How to increase hemoglobin of a 1st grader child from 9g/dl to normal level of 12g/dl?

Usually iron: The most common anemia in children is iron deficiency, so usually giving enough iron can correct the anemia over time. I would talk with your pediatrician to find out the proper dosage and for how long to give and have your childs blood checked again. ...Read more

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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 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?

Depends: Hemoglobin 11.1 is still within normal for age. If the baby had a recent viral infection, the neutrophil count could be low. Really need more information as to why a CBC was done on the baby to advise. ...Read more

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If a finger stick hemoglobin test comes back normal is it possible the test could be wrong and my child is actually low/anemic?

If a finger stick hemoglobin test comes back normal is it possible the test could be wrong and my child is actually low/anemic?

Possible: Any test has a margin of error, ant the margin of error is a little higher for a finger stick test. If you have reason to doubt the results, ask for a repeat with a blood draw. ...Read more

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What are normal hemoglobin levels?

What are normal hemoglobin levels?

12-15, 13-16: It varies based on the lab but a rough estimate for adults with no medical conditions is 12-15 g/dl for women and 13-16 g/dl for men. Medical conditions will change what are acceptable hemoglobin levels. Furthermore, a women having a hemoglobin of 11 doesn't mean she's anemic and needs a blood transfusion - there are many other factors to consider. ...Read more

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My hemoglobin level is 11.4. Is that normal ?

My hemoglobin level is 11.4. Is that normal ?

No: 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 hemoglobin is lower than normal, even for a female. If you are in your reproductive years, it may be due to menstrual blood loss. You may take oral iron and multivitamins and see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What would a normal level for hemoglobin hct be?

What would a normal level for hemoglobin hct be?

~14gm%: Hb levels are gender dependent. Men: 13.8 to 18.0 g/dl women: 12.1 to 15.1 g/dl hematocrit (hct) is about 3 times the hb value. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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Whats the normal hemoglobin level of 40 years old woman? How to improve it?

Whats the normal hemoglobin level of 40 years old woman? How to improve it?

Varies a little: Your lab might use different "normal", but in general: 12.1 to 15.1 gm/dl = hemoglobin for adult females. If you have chronic diseases (kidney probs, diabetes, etc.), then you should discuss w/your dr, otherwise, iron-rich foods like dark greens (spinach) and red meat (in moderation) are two obvious answers. Multivitamin w/iron (or prenatal vit) can also help. If still low after 3-4 wks, see ur dr. ...Read more

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High hemoglobin level. Range is 5.8. Normal range is 4.0 to 6.0. How to drop my level to normal?

Erectile dysfunction: I see your main concern is erectile dysfunction at age 30. I am going to assume this is actually hemoglobin a1c levels; your blood hemoglobin is measured in different units. Your level is in the reference range and this rules out diabetes as the cause of your erectile dysfunction. Two causes that are often missed by physicians are prolactinoma ; hemochromatosis. Continue the workup, good luck. ...Read more

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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%

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%

See below: Male Female Newborns 43.4–56.1 37.4–55.9 6 months–2 years 30.9–37.0 31.2–37.2 2–6 years 31.7–37.7 32.0–37.1 50% is normal for a 6-7 month old baby. Normal ranges for male and female children are given above. ...Read more

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Why do hemoglobin levels increase in a newborn baby?

Why do hemoglobin levels increase in a newborn baby?

Need for oxygen: in the womb. the high hemoglobin is needed to provide oxygen to the developing fetus. The hemoglobin also is very special in that it holds oxygen very well. Right after birth this HGB is replaced with a more needed regular HGB, that works better in an air environment. The breakdown of this large amount of hemoglobin can cause a problem with jaundice in some babies ...Read more

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Is it normal to have normal glucose levels while having a high hemoglobin A1c level?

Is it normal to have normal glucose levels while having a high hemoglobin A1c level?

Different: Pretend a glucose level is like taking a snapshot in one point in time. The hemoglobin A1c is like viewing a movie over time. So you could have high glucose over time and have one reading, ie the glucose that is normal. ...Read more

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And why do some people have normal hemoglobin levels but are iron deficient?

And why do some people have normal hemoglobin levels but are iron deficient?

Normally Iron is sto: Iron stores in the body have to be depleted before the hemoglobin levl begins to decrease...So you can have low iron values in early stages of anemia. ...Read more

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How long does it take for the hemoglobin level to stabilize to normal after monofer infusion?

How long does it take for the hemoglobin level to stabilize to normal after monofer infusion?

3-4 weeks: Its a bit varied but 3-4 weeks is reasonable. In other words get the Hgb tested in a month. Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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If I was a heavy smoker that quit in December how long would it take for my hemoglobin and hemp critic to go back to normal levels?

If I was a heavy smoker that quit in December how long would it take for my hemoglobin and hemp critic to go back to normal levels?

Polycythemia: Hello and welcome to HealthTap, it depends upon the extent of damage, if you have hypoxia and requiring oxygen it may take much longer otherwise it should take 3-6 months to show some improvement. I hope it helps. Thank you ...Read more