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Normal range for hemoglobin and RBC blood count in males?

Normal range for hemoglobin and RBC blood count in males?

Hgb 13.5-17: RBCS 4.3 to 5.5. Make sure the lab is using the units that are the same as USA to compare the numbers ...Read more

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What is considered a normal range for serum ferritin levels in women?

What is considered a normal range for serum ferritin levels in women?

See below: The range may vary with the method uses and you need to use the reference range provided by the laboratory that did the test. In general 12-150 is normal. You may consult this site for more info: https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/003490.htm For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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What are normal levels for hemoglobin and RBC count in males. when does anemia happens?

What are normal levels for hemoglobin and RBC count in males. when does anemia happens?

Anemia: Most men run a hemoglobin of 14.0 to 16.5 or so. Below 13 is worrisome. I'd ignore RBC count especially in this global age as some guys have smaller red cells because of mild thalassemia traits. Now, anyone of any age or gender with anemia needs to have the cause found as it warns of something else -- anything from a limited diet to stomach or colon cancer, hookworm, or about 1000 others. ...Read more

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39 year old woman with mild/moderate rheumatoid arthritis. Cbc done - hemoglobin, hematocrit, MCV levels low, but iron is in normal range?

39 year old woman with mild/moderate rheumatoid arthritis.  Cbc done - hemoglobin, hematocrit, MCV levels low, but iron is in normal range?

Other causes: There are other causes for anemia, and you should return to your doctor to discuss this. You will need more testing. Good luck. ...Read more

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Causes for low ferritin levels in males?

Causes for low ferritin levels in males?

Need to see your : Doctor. Low ferritin levels mean reduced iron stores, usually due to blood loss. In a male this requires investigation for source of blood loss. ...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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What is normal testosteron range for women?

What is normal testosteron range for women?

It depends on the la: It depends on the lab but usually less than 70. The measurement of free testosterone and certain other male metabolites may be helpful in analysis. ...Read more

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Normal hemoglobin, lower than normal MCH and MCHC). Serum ferritin in low normal range(40). What could it mean?

Normal hemoglobin, lower than normal MCH and MCHC). Serum ferritin in low normal range(40). What could it mean?

Stop worrying: You may have a very mild thalassemia variant. Reference ranges are set so that a few percent of healthy folks fall outside on either end. Ask your physician whether you have "thal minor" -- simply so that you'll know in case you are thinking of marrying someone else with it. ...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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What are normal ranges for hct, hgb, and rbc? Mine are HCT-34.5, HGB-11.9, rbc-3.86.

What are normal ranges for hct, hgb, and rbc? Mine are HCT-34.5, HGB-11.9, rbc-3.86.

Borderline values: Normal Hgb in women is 12gm. Yours is nearly as good. So I would not worry about it at present.. If you are concerned you can recheck it in 3-6 months....the values fluctuate a bit around your normal value. Unless your Hb is 11 gm or less, I would not be too concerned. ...Read more

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What is the normal cbc for women ages 24?

What is the normal cbc for women ages 24?

Avoid that word: The word Normal is misleading. It is called a Reference Range, and can vary among labs. What meaning a set of results have depends on a patient's overall picture. Otherwise, numbers are just numbers, without much meaning. One reference says for Adult Women, the range is: WBC 3.9-11.7, RBC 3.9-5.2, Hgb 12.0-15.0, Hgt 34.8-45.0, MCV 78.5-96.4, RDW 11.3-14.7, Plt 172-440. ...Read more

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My serum iron was elevated at 241, however my ferritin, TIBC, and transferrin count were in the normal reference ranges. Is this hemochromatosis?

My serum iron was elevated at 241, however my ferritin, TIBC, and transferrin count were in the normal reference ranges. Is this hemochromatosis?

Donate blood: What you described is not necessarily hemochromatosis. There is a genetic for it that you may wish to get in consultation with your doctor. If you are otherwise healthy consider donating blood, it will reduce your iron and you will do a good deed. See this site for more info. https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003488.htm ...Read more