... A hemoglobin of 9 is much more alarming in a male than a female because men never have any other excuses for bleeding. ... (5 replies)
... onths ago. TMI, but I had diarrhea for weeks that eventually resulted in a lower GI bleed. I went to the ER and my bloodwork came back with smaller than normal hemoglobin and a count of 104. I was told probably IBS and sent home. Everything went downhill from there and I started having stomach pains and vomiting. ... (4 replies)
... Not sure which iron you are referring to....your lab report will give you the reference ranges too....however, many times they are not optimal. Below is the optimal ranges:
Serum Iron 40-180mcg/dl
Serum Ferritin 25-75ng/mL
Iron Saturation 25-35%
Hemoglobin 12-16g/dL (female)
Hematocrit 36-48% (female) (2 replies)
... Can the heavy periods combined with the nexium account for the count to be so low? ... (2 replies)
... I recently went to the doctor and my hemoglobin count was at an 11.6 or 11.8. I am a 27 year old female. Is this considered anemic? ... (2 replies)
... At first look your white blood cell count is low and your MCH is low. I would call your doctor's nurse to ask for clarification of your labs. ... (2 replies)
... Hello and welcome...
I take it that your results did not come with a list of normal ranges? That's not too helpful!
Here are the ranges that my lab uses:
WBC 3.8 - 10.8
RBC 4.00 - 5.20
Hemoglobin 12.0 - 16.0
Hematocrit 37.0 - 47.0 (2 replies)
... WHITE BLOOD CELL COUNT 3. ... (2 replies)
Thank you for reading and for any help in advance!!!!
I was recently diagnosed with iron def anemia... I feel like my dr isn't doing enough, but maybe she is. This is what she has done this far: Blood work including tests below, started me on iron 325 x3 per day, blood in stool test (came back neg), and follow up in 6 weeks... appt is in one week. I still feel... (6 replies)
... as part of their normal makeup. In that case, the person might also be expected to have a low MCH, or total amount of hemoglobin contained in the red cell, as you do. ... (3 replies)
... I got my results back recently. The testing was done as ENT couldn't figure out why I'm having lump in throat issues. He thought it was reflux and gave me a PPI which was useless basically. Anyway, so now we're one step in a concrete direction finally and I can hopefully figure out what to do next and find a more helpful doctor.
Results seems somewhat normal (I'm only... (3 replies)
... I've been having hair loss and intestinal issues for years, along with a bunch of other symptoms. I'm always cold and always tired. I've had my thyroid tested by 3 or 4 different doctors in the past 4 years, and it always comes back fine. In the past few months I've also had some dizziness, more tiredness, memory problems, and difficulty concentrating. I went to my GP and... (10 replies)
... White Blood Cell Count 3. ... (4 replies)
... Here are my lab results from this summer. Any advice as to what they mean or anything??
MCHC- 34.0 (65 replies)
... MCV stands for Mean Corpuscle Volume. By itself this means very little for or against your health. As you know, lymphoma can exist with very good blood counts as it does not really interfere with the blood making duties of your body. If you have lymphoma, it would not effect your blood counts unless you were bleeding from the effects of tumor bleeding etc, If your potassium is... (5 replies)
... Hello, I am a 31 year old female who is trying to pinpoint the cause of some symptoms I've been having. ... (5 replies)
... First off, your hemoglobin and red blood cell count are DEFINITELY low. Your doctor should have put you on iron supplements 3 times a day to start building up your counts. ... (4 replies)
... Why would my platelet count be higher than normal if everything else is lower than normal? ... (3 replies)
... The prednisone by itself can cause the anemia in some people. However, the usual causes in females is through menstrual cycle blood loss, recent childbirth or extended postpartum bleeding. If the problem is from lack of folic acid, then the problem will resolve after about 6 weeks with total counts improving in 4 months. Follow your doctor's advise and if you don't trust it,... (2 replies)
... all I wanted to do was sleep. I took the trash out and was completely winded! Anyway, my red blood count is low and my hemoglobin is 8.1. I am 34 years old and female. ... (2 replies)