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Very high hemoglobin levels, CBC and ESR tests - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
User :   hey, i went today to donate blood...
Doctor :   please proceed with your query
Doctor :   ok
User :   i had blood test done
Doctor :   ok
User :   but they said my HB is 19.1 and cant donate
Doctor :   19.1 or 9.1?
User :   19.1
User :   they said it is high
User :   and to contact a doctor
User :   i am not sure, how to go about this
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   may i know your age ?
User :   26
User :   i dont smoke
Doctor :   have you done a complete blood count ?
User :   i am not sure about blood count
User :   they tested it with a instrument
Doctor :   Hb of 19.1 is high
Doctor :   this must be evaluated
User :   they said the same
Doctor :   you may have to go in for complete blood counts and other routine tests
User :   routine tests like
Doctor :   after interpreting the values we could say if it is significant or not
Doctor :   test like 1. complete blood count
Doctor :   2. ESR
Doctor :   these would be helpful
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   we will direct you to the nearest physician
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   thank you
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User :   thnx, what do you mean by ESR
Doctor :   after a general physical examination and these tests we can come to a conclusion
Doctor :   ESR is known as Erythrocyte Sedimentation rate
Doctor :   it is a test done routinely
User :   ok
Doctor :   in case of any illnesss if will be rised
Doctor :   and on recovery it falls
Doctor :   it will only aid in supportive diagnosis
User :   ok
User :   thnx
User :   for your help
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User :   yes, thank you
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