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Treatment For High Hemoglobin Levels
You're anemic: There are dozens of common causes of anemia and the cause in your case must be found and addressed. Insist on a full explanation from your physician and if you are not satisfied, get a consult. I am less worried right now about a slightly low blood sugar, but if it's extreme or you feel ill, an explanation's required. ...Read more
Is 17.3 g/dl of hemoglobin and 50.5 percent of hematocrit levels dangerous if on testostetone therapy?
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What are the Newest treatments for intermediate to high risk MDS for a 70 years old man. He has RCMD. No blasts. Low hemoglobin & platelets?
Supportive care: Not sure about newest TX, but "Supportive care may be the most appropriate TX for older people...this group of people being unable to tolerate the stronger TX used for MDS. Supportive care does not aim to treat the disease but can help alleviate symptoms such as shortness of breath...bruising or bleeding." SEE http://www. Leukaemia. Org. Au/blood-cancers/myelodysplastic-syndrome-mds/mds-rcmd ...Read more
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Low blood can be due to either a leak in your body or a decrease in production activity. Think of the blood as the amount of water in a bath tub. The level of blood will decrease as you open the drain and while the faucet is shut down.
For iron, low iron from frequent heavy cramps. Low B12 & folate (folic acid) due to poor nutrition. Go see your family doc regarding your concerns. ...Read more
Hello ~ see attached article. I would think this is quite rare and a/c to article has no clinical consequence and requires no treatment. If you are concerned schedule an appointment with a pediatric Heme-Onc specialist thanks
http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/PMC322364/ ...Read more
W/u & phlebotomy: You should go to see a hematologist to get more work-up to find out the cause of your polycythemia and you definitely will need to get phlebotomy now. If this is a bone marrow problem- phlebotomy is the treatment. If this is caused by other conditions- like lung, kidney/liver problems, drugs etc- the treatment is to fix the underlying condition. Go to see a hematologist-or er if you have symptoms. ...Read more
Hemoglobin 23, hematocrit 69 in my child age 7.5. Going for phlebotomy for 2 weeks. Very slow progress. What is the treatment I am worried. Advice?
Polycythemia: Any condition that causes an increase in red blood cell production by the bone marrow will cause an elevated hematocrit. A serious form of this is called poylcythemia vera, other conditions include living in high altitudes, tumors, heart&lung problems, etc. Specific treatment depends on the underlying cause. Do you know the official diagnosis? A more specific answer can be provided if you do. ...Read more
Uc flare. Symptoms bleeding for about a year. 1 bm a day, less than a spoon blood. Hemoglobin 15. Is this loss too much? Starting treatment next week.
My friend mother is having very low hemoglobin the ratio is one. What is the immidiate treatment for this?
My father had blood tests. Hemoglobin and red blood cell counts low but ferritin, iron, b12 normal. Doctor said he has anemia. Treatment?
Find the cause: There are over 100 different causes of anemia. Dad has a bleeding stomach or colon cancer until proved otherwise; yes, iron and ferritin can be normal early-on when this is happening. History and physical, reticulocyte count, stool guaiac, a look at the peripheral blood smear by someone who's good at it comes next. Glad you're there for Dad. ...Read more
My wife has underactive thyroid and also lack of hemoglobin. Treatment has been continuing for 25 days but she suffers from hair loss. What's reason
Multiple causes: If she's only 21 years old and has anemia, the source of her anemia needs to be discovered and corrected. Most commonly in females, it it is due to heavy menstrual bleeding. Either way, anemia of any source can cause hair loss. Given her anemia, she should have her iron levels checked and possibly take iron supplements if needed. Similarly low thyroid hormones can cause hair loss. ...Read more
Do I qualify for a iron infusion therapy with a hemoglobin of 9 and iron of 21 L and iron sat of 5L?
First things first: You must ask first why you are iron deficient. Heavy periods? Pregnancies? Could you be pregnant now? Non-supplementing vegetarian? Bleeding stomach ulcer / cancer? Iron infusions are not for casual use, though they are easier on the gut than iron tablets. There are injectable forms too. Do yourself a favor and focus on the big picture. ...Read more
Dr, my daughter aged 6 1/2 years. I checked her haemoglobin level. It gave 7.5. Is it below normal or too bad? Is any further treatment for my daughter?
That's quite low: A hemoglobin of 7.5 is quite low. One's pediatrician can do an evaluation to figure out why. A parent can write down the things that the child eats and drinks, and also write down and "vitamins", "supplements", creams, lotions, medications, etc... Also, parents can check to see if there could be "lead exposure" in the child's environment. The doctor will ask whether any relatives have anemia. ...Read more
Is 15.5 a high hemoglobin level? Or is it normal for a 33 year old female? Some labs that number is in normal range. Some labs it is out of range.
It is normal Hb: I would be concerned if it was over 16 Gms/dl ...Read more
Depends: It really depends on how high the hemoglobin levels are. However, high hemoglobin levels can make your blood thick and increase your risk of stroke, heart attack, or other events that may impair organ function. Mild elevation of hemoglobin can be due to dehydration, poor fluid intake, some medications. Definitely ask your physician because it really depends on the situation. ...Read more
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