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Posted on Mon, 7 Aug 2017 in Blood Disorders
Question: hi my hemoglobin is 178 and hct is 51 in XXXXXXX 17 my hb was 172 hct 48.8 all othe blood test are normal and i am seeing a hb doctor and waiting for other results??
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Answered by Dr. Hardik Sanghvi 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
You have polycythemia.

Detailed Answer:
Hi,dear
I have gone through your question.
I can understand your concern.

Your hemoglobin and get is on higher side. So it is polycythemia. It can be secondary to dehydration or other cause or may be due to primary from bone marrow disorder.

But for diagnosis of it further investigation like JAK 2 mutation or bone marrow study is required. First of all send me your all reports you have already gone through. So that i can help you in diagnosis.

Hope I have answered your question.
If you have any doubts then feel free to ask me.
I will be happy to answer.
Thanks for using health care magic.
Wish you a very good health.
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