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Dr, if my hemoglobin is 11, do I still need blood transfusion for a myomectomy fibroid surgery -after surgery i mean?May you please help.

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Dr. Rada Ivanov
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care

In brief: Probably not

Depends on how much blood you lose during the surgery, but if you are starting at a healthy 11, chances are you will not need any.
Good luck!

In brief: Probably not

Depends on how much blood you lose during the surgery, but if you are starting at a healthy 11, chances are you will not need any.
Good luck!
Dr. Rada Ivanov
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Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
Also, not a bad idea to start taking iron supplements preoperatively
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