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Please explain what does it mean to have a really high red blood cell count?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
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In brief: Depends

It may be a reaction to increased oxygen demand or a form of malignancy of red cells.
You may consult this site for information on this topic: http://www.medicinenet.com/polycythemia_high_red_blood_cell_count/article.htm

In brief: Depends

It may be a reaction to increased oxygen demand or a form of malignancy of red cells.
You may consult this site for information on this topic: http://www.medicinenet.com/polycythemia_high_red_blood_cell_count/article.htm
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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