High Hemoglobin

High hemoglobin indicates a count of higher than 15.5 g/dL for women and 17.5 g/dL for men. It may indicate a bone marrow dysfunction, low oxygen levels, heart condition or a poor lung function.

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Can dehydration cause elevated hemoglobin?

Query: Hi doctor, Yesterday, I went to do a blood test after exercising and did not drink enough water. I got my results, and a few things were elevated. But I have no symptoms and wanted to ask about that.  Read Full »


Dr. Kamal Kant Sahu

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I saw the picture you attached (attachment removed to protect patient identity). However, is there any way you can send a detailed report to me? Otherwise, yes, dehydration may cause the concentration of blood sometimes and cause elevation of hemoglobin. This s...  Read Full »

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