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What could reduce your blood hemoglobin?
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Dr. Jason Black
Internal Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Many possibilities
Low hemoglobin, or anemia, has many possible causes ranging from blood loss to vitamin deficiencies to autoimmune diseases.
Diagnosis requires a visit to the doctor and some basic blood work.

In brief: Many possibilities
Low hemoglobin, or anemia, has many possible causes ranging from blood loss to vitamin deficiencies to autoimmune diseases.
Diagnosis requires a visit to the doctor and some basic blood work.
Dr. Jason Black
Dr. Jason Black
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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Any cause of anemia
Normal HGB ranges about 12-16 (higher end in males).
A significant reduction is called 'anemia'. There r numerous causes: genetic types (thalassemia), blood loss (intestinal bleeding, very heavy periods), low bone marrow production of red blood cells, lack of certain nutrients needed by bone marrow to make rbc's (iron, b12, folic acid). If u r anemic, see your primary doc and have it checked out.

In brief: Any cause of anemia
Normal HGB ranges about 12-16 (higher end in males).
A significant reduction is called 'anemia'. There r numerous causes: genetic types (thalassemia), blood loss (intestinal bleeding, very heavy periods), low bone marrow production of red blood cells, lack of certain nutrients needed by bone marrow to make rbc's (iron, b12, folic acid). If u r anemic, see your primary doc and have it checked out.
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