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In blood what is hemocrit and what would make it low i donate plasma and at times I am told my hemocrit is to low.

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Dr. Michael Thompson
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In brief: Hematocrit

Hematocrit info: http://en.
Wikipedia.Org/wiki/hematocrit hematocrit (hct) and hemoglobin (HGB) are correlated measures of red blood cells (rbcs) in the blood. Low rbc/hgb/hct is called anemia. There are many causes of anemia. If you are anemic you should be evaluated by your physician and/or hematologist to see what the cause and potential treatments are.

In brief: Hematocrit

Hematocrit info: http://en.
Wikipedia.Org/wiki/hematocrit hematocrit (hct) and hemoglobin (HGB) are correlated measures of red blood cells (rbcs) in the blood. Low rbc/hgb/hct is called anemia. There are many causes of anemia. If you are anemic you should be evaluated by your physician and/or hematologist to see what the cause and potential treatments are.
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