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I am a 26yr.Old female and recently I was told both my red and white blood cell counts were high what would be common causes?

I am a 26yr.Old female and recently I was told both my red and white blood cell counts were high what would be common causes?

Polycythemia.: Too many red blood cells is called polycythemia. It can be primary (a blood disorder) or secondary (a problem with oxygen delivery, such as lung disease, congenital heart or hemoglobin issues, smoking, etc.). The blood disorder polycythemia vera also includes high white counts, as do some secondary causes. See a hematologist. ...Read more

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High blood presurw?

High blood presurw?

Hypertension: Hi! if your question is what to do about high blood pressure, it is best to see your primary care physician for an exam and some blood tests. There are many causes of elevated blood pressure, and the treatment depends on the cause. But, it is not healthy to have persistently elevated bp, so it's time to go to your doctor. ...Read more

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Where does high blood come from?

Where does high blood come from?

Not known: Assuming you mean high blood pressure, most cases are idiopathic (we don't know). It does run in families. There are occasional cases related to kidney disease, adrenal gland tumors, or narrowing in the aorta. If you mean a high red blood cell count, it can be a primary disease or secondary to other things such as lung disease. ...Read more

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What symtoms from high blood pressurw?

What symtoms from high blood pressurw?

Maybe none: In majority of cases patients have no symptoms at all, that is why it's called a silent killer. Sometimes patients might experience headaches, or some other vague symptoms. ...Read more

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My white blood our high what that mean?

My white blood our high what that mean?

How High is high?: It can indicate an infection but it can be higher in smokers, with allergies, stress, some medications, and other reasons. The Dr that ordered the test can advise you. ...Read more

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Can you take bc powders with high blood?

Can you take bc powders with high blood?

Huh?: You may want to re-write this. I'm not sure what "bc powders" are and i think you mean high blood pressure but you didn't write that so i'm not sure. Try to write out the question more clearly and we'll try to help - thanks. ...Read more

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How can high blood acidity affect a person?

Who makes the call?: Real "high blood acidity" is a low blood ph which is seen in some serious real illnesses and in people exercising to their limit. There are a bunch of phony internet sites that advise people to self-diagnose "high blood acidity". They are obvious fakes, linked to prescientific mysticism, and are designed to deceive ("acid will eat you from within.") don't reward people who've lied to you. ...Read more

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What is good medicine for high blood tension?

What is good medicine for high blood tension?

Depends: There are many good options for whatever age. The right medicine is determined by what is causing the high blood pressure, how high it is, other meds you are taking, and insurance coverage, and other factors. ...Read more

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Is normetec good for person having high blood?

Is normetec good for person having high blood?

Yes: Normetec, a combination of amlodipine and olmesartan, is a terrific treatment for hypertension. It comes in 2 strengths: 5/20 and 5/40. ...Read more

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What foods are good for high blood prepressure?

Keep the salt low: Most doctors recommend a low salt diet - some would also suggest making sure you also get enough calcium. No food group actually lowers your blood pressure, but low salt and low fat (because you want to avoid other risk factors such as elevated cholesterol ) and moderation in alcohol is the best course. ...Read more

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Is 130 over 100 high blood already? What should I do

Yes, but: Before you do anything make sure it is repeatedly high, not just one determination. If consistently in that range, discuss it with your doctor and see if you need medication. Lose weight if indicated and lower sodium intake as well. ...Read more

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My age 22 and my blood preser is high what can I do?

My age 22 and my blood preser is high what can I do?

Depends: Depends upon how high your BP is and whether or not there is an underlying reason for your BP to be high. Generally the treatment is diet / exercise / wt loss after secondary causes of hypertension are excluded. If these measures do not work there are a large variety of medicines that work very well. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how high blood acidity affect a person?

Acidosis: Usually rapid deep breathing, nausea and altered mental status. May be caused by diabetes, trauma, kidney disease or poisoning. If you believe you have this seek immediate medical attention. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Is liqour like dry gin bad for people who is under medication for high blood?

In excess: One or two alcoholic drinks per day should be your maximum if you are on blood pressure medications. A drink is considered 1oz of liquor, 8oz of wine or 12oz of beer. ...Read more

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How does blood determines how high or low risk you are of having downs syndrome baby?

How does blood determines how high or low risk you are of having downs syndrome baby?

They r getting bette: at finding the baby's cells in the blood of the mother. With that, they can see if the baby has abnormal chromosomes and if the baby has Down's. ...Read more