Your doctor may recommend hemoglobin test as a part of the complete blood count (CBC) , which may be done for various conditions and diseases or just as a part of general health screen.
Hemoglobin test may be repeated if you have a disease which affects the hemoglobin level like bleeding problems, chronic anemia, or polycythemia.
The test can help to evaluate;
The normal hemoglobin level differs with age and sex of the person.
Some cause of above-normal hemoglobin levels include;
Some cause of below-normal hemoglobin levels include;
The normal test value can differ slightly from one laboratory to other. Consult your doctor to understand the meaning of your test result.
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