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My name is aprajita kumari. I am 28 years old. I am having low hemoglobin (9.8). Could you please suggest any doctor or medicine.

Dr.Vivek Kumar 88% (55ratings)
MBBS
General Physician, Gurgaon
My name is aprajita kumari. I am 28 years old. I am having low hemoglobin (9.8). Could you please suggest any doctor ...
Hi, probably you might be having low hb due to iron difficiency, for which iron- folate tab can be taken once a day, after food. Try to find cause of other reasons behind your low hb also by relavent tests. Take iron rich diet like green vegetables, gram, jaggery, fruits, beetroot etc. Can connect through online private consult for detailed discussion & personalized treatment plan.
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Can I know the symptoms of iron deficiency? Because my tongue is always white and I got short breathe and my moods are very bad. Im taking finax such as an iron supplements suggest me something please.

Dr.Swarnshikha Sharma 93% (2456ratings)
Doctrate In Dietetics, Ph. D - Psychology
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
Can I know the symptoms of iron deficiency?
Because my tongue is always white and I got short breathe and my moods ar...
It might be due to stomach problem as well. You can get it checked and go accordingly. Cbc and lft you can get it done to get to know about the exact reason.
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I am 18 years old and I have having issues in my menstruation I think I have iron deficiency could you help?

Ms.Geetanjali Ahuja Mengi 95% (3160ratings)
Masters Of Science In Dietetics And Food Service Management Msc. (DFSM), Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE), Advanced Clinical Nutrition Program, Post Graduate Diploma In Clinical Nutrition And Dietetics PGD, Bachelors Degree In Applied Nutrition Bhsc
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
I am 18 years old and I have having issues in my menstruation I think I have iron deficiency could you help?
Hi, Kindly get yourself examined before coming to a conclusion regarding any ailment. Iron rich foods are Garden cress seeds, Bajra, Watermelon ,Leafy vegetables, Dates, Anjeer, Jaggery etc.
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Rbc count - 3.34 with haemoglobin -9 ,sore and inflamed tongue do I have iron deficiency anemia or something serious type of anemia.

Ms.Geetanjali Ahuja Mengi 95% (3160ratings)
Masters Of Science In Dietetics And Food Service Management Msc. (DFSM), Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE), Advanced Clinical Nutrition Program, Post Graduate Diploma In Clinical Nutrition And Dietetics PGD, Bachelors Degree In Applied Nutrition Bhsc
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Rbc count - 3.34 with haemoglobin -9 ,sore and inflamed tongue
do I have iron deficiency anemia or something serious ...
Hi, This is one of the symptoms of anemia. Include iron rich foods like Garden cress seeds ladoo with Dates, Jaggery, Anjeer. Leafy vegetables, Red Poha, Bajra, Watermelon etc. Have lemon in meals to improve the absorption of iron.
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What is anemia? What tests are the required for anemia? What is iron deficiency? What is b12 deficiency? How iron and b12 are related to anemia? How can a person tell if they have anemia or iron deficiency or b12 deficiency?

Dr.Bodala Devi Kumar 92% (558ratings)
MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery)
General Physician, Delhi
What is anemia?
What tests are the required for anemia?
What is iron deficiency?
What is b12 deficiency?
How iron and...
Hi Anemia is a condition in which you lack enough healthy red blood cells to carry adequate oxygen to your body's tissues. Having anemia, also referred to as low hemoglobin, can make you feel tired and weak. There are many forms of anemia, each with its own cause. Anemia can be temporary or long term and can range from mild to severe. In most cases, anemia has more than one cause. See your doctor if you suspect that you have anemia. It can be a warning sign of serious illness. Symptoms Anemia signs and symptoms vary depending on the cause and severity of anemia. Depending on the causes of your anemia, you might have no symptoms. Signs and symptoms, if they do occur, might include: Fatigue Weakness Pale or yellowish skin Irregular heartbeats Shortness of breath Dizziness or lightheadedness Chest pain Cold hands and feet Headaches Iron deficiency anemia. This most common type of anemia is caused by a shortage of iron in your body. Your bone marrow needs iron to make hemoglobin. Without adequate iron, your body can't produce enough hemoglobin for red blood cells. Without iron supplementation, this type of anemia occurs in many pregnant women. It's also caused by blood loss, such as from heavy menstrual bleeding; an ulcer in the stomach or small bowel; cancer of the large bowel; and regular use of some pain relievers that are available without a prescription, especially aspirin, which can cause inflammation of the stomach lining resulting in blood loss. It's important to determine the source of iron deficiency to prevent recurrence of the anemia. Vitamin deficiency anemia. Besides iron, your body needs folate and vitamin B-12 to produce enough healthy red blood cells. A diet lacking in these and other key nutrients can cause decreased red blood cell production. Some people who consume enough B-12 aren't able to absorb the vitamin. This can lead to vitamin deficiency anemia, also known as pernicious anemia. Anemia of inflammation. Certain diseases — such as cancer, HIV/AIDS, rheumatoid arthritis, kidney disease, Crohn's disease and other acute or chronic inflammatory diseases — can interfere with the production of red blood cells. Aplastic anemia. This rare, life-threatening anemia occurs when your body doesn't produce enough red blood cells. Causes of aplastic anemia include infections, certain medicines, autoimmune diseases and exposure to toxic chemicals. Anemias associated with bone marrow disease. A variety of diseases, such as leukemia and myelofibrosis, can cause anemia by affecting blood production in your bone marrow. The effects of these types of cancer and cancer-like disorders vary from mild to life-threatening. Hemolytic anemias. This group of anemias develops when red blood cells are destroyed faster than bone marrow can replace them. Certain blood diseases increase red blood cell destruction. You can inherit a hemolytic anemia, or you can develop it later in life. Sickle cell anemia. This inherited and sometimes serious condition is a hemolytic anemia. It's caused by a defective form of hemoglobin that forces red blood cells to assume an abnormal crescent (sickle) shape. These irregular blood cells die prematurely, resulting in a chronic shortage of red blood cells. you can consult for more information
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My hemoglobin level 16.2 and after 5 months it 12.2?what happened I little scared.

Dr.Sushma Shah 96% (6105ratings)
MBBS
General Physician, Vadodara
My hemoglobin level 16.2 and after 5 months it 12.2?what happened I little scared.
why scared?? no problem yours increase, mine decrease from 10.6 to 8.0. yet started oral tab as i undergone ANGIOPLASTY.
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I have been taking orofer xt twice a day for past 8 weeks as part of my treatment. However, by mistake today I took it within a gap of only 4 hours. One at 10: 15 am and another at 2: 15 pm. No symptoms even after 5 hours but I am worried as what shall I do now.

Dr.Namrata B 90% (88ratings)
MBBS
General Physician, Pune
I have been taking orofer xt twice a day for past 8 weeks as part of my treatment. However, by mistake today I took i...
No need to worry, it will not harm you, you will be just having hard stools or some times you may feel nauseatic not more than that.
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I am 38 years old female my iron level is 16.9, ferritin 4.1, haemoglobin 9.4 I am prescribed tablet scor hb once a day for 3 months and injection ferrum 10/500 mg/ml once a week for 4 weeks my query is does iron tablet alone will not cure my anaemia why I need to take injection ferrum.

Dr.Jayvirsinh Chauhan 97% (34990ratings)
MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopathy Doctor,
I am 38 years old female
my iron level is 16.9, ferritin 4.1, haemoglobin 9.4
I am prescribed tablet scor hb once a d...
Actually either injection or tablet if taken alone will not help. they will improve the condition and then will. come back to same state. As the cause of low iron is not only lack of supply. Consult and take proper homeopathic treatment for permanent solution.
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13 Simple Tips To Increase Hemoglobin Count At Home

General Physician, Pune
13 Simple Tips To Increase Hemoglobin Count At Home

The simplest way to define hemoglobin would be that it’s a protein present in your red blood cells that primarily transports oxygen throughout your body. Apart from carrying oxygen, hemoglobin is also responsible for taking carbon dioxide out of red blood cells and then sending it to the lungs. So, if you have low levels of hemoglobin, it will be very difficult for your body to carry out these functions. Subsequently, the carbon dioxide is released from your lungs as you exhale.

In this article, we will be teaching you how to boost your hemoglobin levels with natural or home remedies. So, if you feel, or already know, that you have low hemoglobin levels, you must read this article thoroughly. Just follow these easy tips and you will see your hemoglobin level rise back to normal.

1. Increase Your Iron Intake –

According to healthcare experts across the globe, a person with low levels of hemoglobin must add those food items to their diet that are rich in iron. It is widely believed that iron is one of the best supplements that can uplift a person’s hemoglobin levels. You should also know that the best sources of iron include eggs, fish, meat, dried fruits such as figs and dates, soy products, leafy greens such as spinach, green beans, broccoli, peanut butter, nuts and seeds, and so on.

2. Consume More Foods Rich in Folate or Folic Acid –

A kind of Vitamin B, folate is instrumental in the production of hemoglobin in your body. There is a component in your hemoglobin called “heme,” and it primarily carries oxygen. You must know that folate is essential for your body to produce this heme. If your body does not get an adequate amount of folate, your red blood cells won’t mature, which can then lead to serious conditions such as anemia as well as low hemoglobin levels. Some great sources of folate are rice, spinach, peanuts, beef, avocados, kidney beans, lettuce, and black-eyed peas.

3. Increase Your Vitamin C Intake –

According to most expert healthcare providers and nutritionists in the world, it is essential for your blood to have a combination of both, iron as well as Vitamin C. You must know that vitamin C is very important for better absorption of iron. Foods that are rich in vitamin C include strawberries, papayas, oranges, lemons, broccoli, bell peppers, grapefruits, tomatoes, and so on.

4. Eat at Least an Apple or a Pomegranate Every Day –

Apples and pomegranates are great sources of iron. So, if you consume an apple or a pomegranate every day, it can help maintain a normal level of hemoglobin and promote healthy blood flow in your body.

5. Try Drinking Nettle Tea at Least Twice a Day –

Nettle is not just an ordinary herb but a great source of B vitamins, iron, and vitamin C. According to healthcare experts and doctors, nettle can prove instrumental in uplifting a person’s hemoglobin levels. Moreover, in order to make nettle tea, you need to add dried nettle leaves to hot water and let it steep for at least 10 minutes. You can also improve its flavor by adding a little honey to it. Try drinking it at least a couple of times a day.

6. You Must Avoid Iron Blockers – 

If you want to maintain a healthy hemoglobin level, you must keep in mind to avoid having food items that tend to block your body’s ability to absorb iron. Some of these items include tea, coffee, wine, beer, and cola drinks.

7. Regular Exercise Can Do Wonders for You –

If you have low hemoglobin levels, you must start working out on a regular basis as soon as you can. It must be noted that when you work out, your body starts producing more hemoglobin in order to meet the rising demand for oxygen throughout your body.

8. Choose High-Intensity Workouts –

The role of working out is undisputed when it comes to maintaining your overall health. Moreover, certain studies have proved that when you exercise with the aim of maintaining hemoglobin levels in your body, you must opt for intense workout sessions rather than doing moderate exercises.

9. Talk to a Health Expert Right Away –

You must consult a health expert or a dietician as soon as possible if you have low hemoglobin levels. They will suggest ways to improve your diet for a better hemoglobin count.

10. Take Iron Supplements (After Consulting an Expert) –

Many doctors or physicians prescribe iron supplements to patients with very low hemoglobin levels. So, if you think that you also need these supplements, you can take them, but not without a doctor’s prescription.

11. Drink Beetroot Juice Every Day –

Consuming beetroot is one of the best and most trusted ways to maintain healthy hemoglobin levels. Beetroots are not only a great source of iron, but they are also rich in potassium, fiber, and folic acid. There are many people who don’t like eating raw or cooked beetroot. If you are also one of those folks, but you still look forward to maintaining healthy hemoglobin levels, you can choose to have beetroot juice at least once a day.

12. Try Incorporating Brown Rice into Your Regular Meals –

Brown rice is considered a superfood that can safeguard you from many diseases, including stomach-related issues as well as cholesterol problems. Not only that, brown rice is also rich in iron content and can help you maintain healthy hemoglobin levels.

13.  Increase Your Consumption of Dark Chocolate –

Dark chocolates contain more than 80 percent cacao and are widely known for improving a person’s hemoglobin levels. So, if you want to maintain a healthy hemoglobin count, you must start having dark chocolate more often.

Conclusion:

In the end, we hope that this article was helpful to you. Also, we want you to keep in mind that you must talk to a healthcare expert or doctor before you go about following any of the above-given tips and suggestions.

 

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