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Suggest ways to increase hemoglobin count in blood

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Dr. Anshul Varshney

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Practicing since :2009

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Posted on Sat, 31 Dec 2016 in Medicines and Side Effects
Question: what is considered low iron (Hemoglobin) level for a black 70 year old male.
What cause low Hemoglobin
How do you increase 12.5 Hemoglobin to 13.5 plus
Answered by Dr. Anshul Varshney 56 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Slightly low.

Detailed Answer:
Welcome To HCM. I am Dr Anshul Varshney. I understand your concern.

At this age this Hemoglobin level is slightly low and is not any reason to worry.

However further dip would be worrisome and would warrant investigations.

You should increase the consumption of green leafy vegetables , pomegranate, cornflakes , legumes , vegetable juices and soup in diet.

No medicine is indicated as this level.

I hope it helps you.
If you have any further query, please ask me.
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