5 doctors weighed in:
Do boys or girls get polycythemia more?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. Laura Webb
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree
In brief: Boys
Males are slightly more affected than girls, but not by much.
Other risk factors include older age, and having a family history of the disease.

In brief: Boys
Males are slightly more affected than girls, but not by much.
Other risk factors include older age, and having a family history of the disease.
Dr. Laura Webb
Dr. Laura Webb
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Board Certified, Pediatrics
13 years in practice
1M people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors