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High red blood cell count - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
User :   well
User :   if you could explain something to me
User :   what does this mean
Doctor :  
ok
User :   red blood cells 11.88 1.80+0.5
Doctor :  
please proceed with your query
User :   i don't understand
Doctor :  
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User :   ?
Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :  
are you back?
User :   yes
User :   can you tell me what does that mean?
User :   red blood cells 11.88 1.80+0.5
Doctor :  
it means that red blood cell count is 11.88 million per cubic mm
User :   is that good or bad?
Doctor :  
it is high count
User :   what could be the cause of that?
User :   and is it dangerous?
Doctor :  
thete are many causes for it
Doctor :  
and it is risky to have high counts
User :   so i should probably visit a doctor?
Doctor :  
as the chances of coagulation increases
Doctor :  
and there is also increase in osmolality of blood
Doctor :  
yes you should visit a doctor and take treatment for this

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