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How can I naturally increase my rbc, hct and hemoglobin?

How can I naturally increase my rbc, hct and hemoglobin?

See below: If you have normal levels, other than moving to a significant altitude there is not much more you can do. Taking additional iron, B12 or Folic Acid will not help, as red cell production is tightly regulated. If you have anemia, however, a proper diagnosis maybe need. The most common cause of anemia in the world is iron deficiency, but there are other causes. ...Read more

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RBC Low 3.99 HCT Low 36.4 Iron: 41 TIBCC 459 FERR 6.4 - iron deficiet anemia but why isnt my hemoglobin low?

RBC Low 3.99 HCT Low 36.4 Iron: 41 TIBCC 459 FERR 6.4 - iron deficiet anemia but why isnt my hemoglobin low?

Iron deficient: Your hemoglobin may be low normal, but your iron stores are still depleted and if you do not correct the deficiency you will become anemic, especially of you are losing more than usual amount of blood each month. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco or alcohol in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Most recent CBC was: WBC 15.1 RBC 5.57 hemoglobin 16.6 hct 49.8 lymph 7.9 mono 1 neutral 90.9 its been off for a 1. Should i worry?

Most recent CBC was: WBC 15.1 RBC 5.57 hemoglobin 16.6 hct 49.8 lymph 7.9 mono 1 neutral 90.9 its been off for a 1. Should i worry?

Abnormal: These test results are abnormal. The WBC and neutrophil counts are high, and the hemoglobin and hematocrit are high-normal. What is the context of the test results. Is there an infection present? ...Read more

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My father in law had his prostate removed a little over 1yr. Blood test: hemoglobin 9.8 iron 27 hct 31 MCV 71 RBC 4.4 mchc 31 MCH 22 RDW 19.6. Help?

My father in law had his prostate removed a little over 1yr. Blood test: hemoglobin 9.8 iron 27 hct 31 MCV 71 RBC 4.4 mchc 31 MCH 22 RDW 19.6. Help?

Iron deficiency: These lab results are highly suggestive of ferropenic anemia(iron deficiency) more at http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000584.Htm talk to his physician for more details about these results and previous prostate pathology. ...Read more

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M58 should I be concerned with my hemoglobin at upper boundary of 16.3 (normal 13.7-16.3), RBC 5.33 (normal 4.5-6.5) haematocrit 47.1% (normal 41.9-48?

M58 should I be concerned with my hemoglobin at upper boundary of 16.3 (normal 13.7-16.3), RBC 5.33 (normal 4.5-6.5) haematocrit 47.1% (normal 41.9-48?

No cause for concern: Your blood counts are within normal limits. If you are monitoring these for a specific reason, continue to monitor them. Even at the high end of the normal range, your results are still normal. ...Read more

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I had a RBC of 4.15 and hemoglobin of 12.6 last Monday. Today, one week later my RBC is 3.9 and hemoglobin is 12.3. I am a 50 yr female. Normal??

I had a RBC of 4.15 and hemoglobin of 12.6 last Monday. Today, one week later my RBC is 3.9 and hemoglobin is 12.3. I am a 50 yr female. Normal??

Normal: This is well within the normal limits of most laboratories. There may be a reason your doctor was requesting this. If you continue to have symptoms or concerns contact your primary care doctor. ...Read more