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Woman 41 years old - vegetarian for 20 years, has hemoglobin 12.5 (low), iron serum 28.5 (high), platelet count 415 (high) and sedimentation 9.?

Question is unclear. It is very difficult to diagnose problems by just having a few lab numbers and not getting the whole clinical picture. There just isn't enough information to make a statement about the cause of your anemia with just these lab numbers. Read more...

Hello, my son is 2 yr old, has a high level of LDH 355...low platelet count 190 low hemoglobin 10.8 and WBC 3.9 What could cause this? ??

Need more info. All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, all blood cells are low and this suggests bone marrow issue. It is prudent that you discuss the matter with your son's doctor. The issue is not suitable for this forum. Read more...

Baby has iron deficiency anemia and has fever for 3 days now. Lab results show normal platelet count, low hemoglobin, high wbc. Is this an emergency?

Not necessarily. You don't mention how old the baby is, but iron deficiency is rare before 6 months except in babies born prematurely. You don't mention how low the hemoglobin is, but unless it's very low the fever should not be a problem. If you're concerned, the doctor caring for the baby's anemia would have the best idea how concerned to be about the fever and the anemia. Read more...
Doesn't sound like . It, if your child truly is 1yo. A few days of fever, due to a viral illness for example, is not uncommon. I'd give you a different answer for a 2-3mo child. If your child is staying well hydrated despite the insensible losses, he will probably be fine. If you're uncertain, go see your pediatrician. The blood counts by themselves are not that concerning, provided anemia is being treated. Read more...

My mom 47 years have low haemoglobin level and recently have low platelet count.

Anemia. Nutritional component deficiency can be and commonly responsible, can be corrected easily. But this two component problem at her age can be more serious. See PMD. Read more...