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What might a high hemoglobin indicate for the body?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
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In brief: High Hb

High hemoglobin may be normal in a person residing at high altitude.
It may occur in patients with chronic lung disease, cyanotic heart disease, variants of hb gene that bind oxygen tightly, and dehydration. A type of blood cancer, polycythemia vera has high hb.

In brief: High Hb

High hemoglobin may be normal in a person residing at high altitude.
It may occur in patients with chronic lung disease, cyanotic heart disease, variants of hb gene that bind oxygen tightly, and dehydration. A type of blood cancer, polycythemia vera has high hb.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Sleep apnea

For others, see dr. Singh's excellent answer for this question.

In brief: Sleep apnea

For others, see dr. Singh's excellent answer for this question.
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