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What causes elevated hematocrit and RBC counts?

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Posted on Fri, 17 Mar 2017 in Cancer
Question: Hemocrit is high and red blood cells are high as well is this a sign of lupus
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High hematocrit

Detailed Answer:
Hi and thank you for asking

The major hematologic manifestations of SLE are anemia, leukopenia, thrombocytopenia.
Should be considered and other symptoms for the diagnosis.

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