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My hemoglobin level is 8.2. Can this cause any cancer ?

My hemoglobin level is 8.2 and I think its because I have very long periods I want to know what kind of fruits can I eat and how I can take to shorten my period it sometimes last more then a month. And can this cause any canser
Asked On : Wed, 8 Jun 2011
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eat all fruits but beat root,apple,tomatos,green vegetables, milk are very useful to you. avoid junk food,chinees.
take folic acid as suplimentory as you have very low hb count.take care.
Answered: Wed, 8 Jun 2011
General & Family Physician Dr. Shainaz Arif Kaware's  Response
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The normal haemoglobin for a female is between 13-15 and at 8.2 you are suffering from anaemia.In your condition it is difficult to increase your haemoglobin by eating fruits alone and you should take iron tablets to increase.As a help you can take fruits like apple;banana;mango and vegetables like spinach which are rich sources of iron.The long periods can be due to hormonal imbalance for which get treated by a Gynaecologist.Long periods can cause anaemia and not cancer at young age.
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General & Family Physician Dr. Ramesh M.Vachharajani's  Response
Thanks for query,
You are right,your anemia is due to more blood lost during period.
Fruits or nourishing food is not going to help for quick rising of hemoglobin.
Take good brand of Iron tablet for about 3 months.
But if you dont do any thing for menorrhagia,it is of no use.
Consult gynaec and go for cause and treatment.
ok and bye.
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Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Aashish Raghu's  Response
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Your Haemoglobin is very less my dear. You must take Iron tablets. Kindly start by taking Tab.Orofer-XT once a day in the night after dinner. Take for 3 months atleast. You may eat fresh green leafy vegetables like palak, spinach which are rich in iron. Also consume nuts, soyabean, ragi more. For your periods, heavy flow may be the problem along with long duration of bleeding. For this you first need to get examined by the Gynaecologist who will correctly guide and give the right medicine. Don't worry. Eat a balanced diet. Exercise regularly. Speak to your Gynaecologist regarding this problem.
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