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If hemoglobin is a little high and have chest pain could it be a sign of lung cancer chest X-ray clear red and white blood all good?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology

In brief: Unlikely

How high is the hemoglobin? Do you smoke? If you do, that could explain the elevated Hb.
If you do smoke, quit it now. Elevated Hb is not a sign of lung cancer,

In brief: Unlikely

How high is the hemoglobin? Do you smoke? If you do, that could explain the elevated Hb.
If you do smoke, quit it now. Elevated Hb is not a sign of lung cancer,
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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine

In brief: The answer

is NO the high hemoglobin is NOT a sign of Cancer but it may be a sign that you are SMOKING!!!!! If you are STOP!! If you are not.
..then do not worry about the hemoglobin , your PCP should follow this finding but iby itself it's not worrisome! Hope this helps Dr Z

In brief: The answer

is NO the high hemoglobin is NOT a sign of Cancer but it may be a sign that you are SMOKING!!!!! If you are STOP!! If you are not.
..then do not worry about the hemoglobin , your PCP should follow this finding but iby itself it's not worrisome! Hope this helps Dr Z
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