Low hemoglobin count in your blood indicates anemia. The average hemoglobin count for men and women is 13.5 and 12 g/dL, and anything less than that is considered anemia. Other conditions that cause low hemoglobin are cancer, kidney disease, lead poisoning, liver cirrhosis, and hypothyroidism.
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Can raw rice addiction result in low hemoglobin?
Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from low hemoglobin levels. I have attached my laboratory test report. I have a habit of eating raw rice, which I am suspecting as the reason for this low count. Kindly have a look and prescribe medicines to increase my hemoglobin levels. I am currently taking Orofer XT one... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I do not think that the raw rice is causing this problem, but you are anemic.You can continue Orofer XT at daily one tablet for three months without missing. Stop taking raw rice.I suggest Albendazole 400 mg one tablet a day as this can kill any worms. Consult your doc... Read Full »