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my hemoglobin is a little ko

By Anonymous February 23, 2018 - 8:30pm
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my hemoglobin is a little low at 12.3
g/do as well as hematcrit@36.2
what does indicate can I improve
thank you Ed cammarata

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Hello Ed cammarata. Thank you for writing.

Do you mean low? Speak with your doctor about your test results.  Hemoglobin (Hb or Hgb) is a protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen throughout the body. In many cases, a low hemoglobin count is only slightly lower than normal and doesn't affect how you feel. If it gets more severe and causes symptoms, your low hemoglobin count may indicate you have anemia.  If your test reveals you have a low hemoglobin count, you will likely need more testing to determine the cause. Then your doctor can explain what this means for you and what to do next.


February 24, 2018 - 5:53am
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