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I have hemo of 5.7 confirmed via formal blood test at obgyn.

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Hi, I have hemo of 5.7 confirmed via formal blood test at obgyn. He gave me mega iron supplements and wants me to schedule a transfusion. He identified that I have a polyp in uterus causing problem but can't remove that until hemo is up. I may not be able to get transfusion until wed or Thurs of next week because I am in new town and all these drs. are new to me. With Monday being a holiday, I worry I won't be able to get transfusion till Tuesday or Wednesday. I am not bleeding now and cycle is anticipated March. I feel weak bit just thought it was normal perimenapausel stuff. I know source of bleeding and since taking iron pills, do you think it is OK to wait 4 or 5 days till transfusion?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for your question.
I am Dr Saha, I shall try my best to help you.
Hemoglobin level of 5.7 is quite low.
You need to have transfusion.
If you can not get it sooner you need to remain at rest as much as possible.

Please do not over exert yourself.
If you feel any shortness of breath, chest pain, dizziness you need to go to hospital.
I hope this information helps.
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