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Your hematocrit is one point low.
Hemolytic anemia is not something you can prevent, in fact, it is either hereditary or acquired, and the acquired form has to do with an auto-immune process.
So while eating red meat provides more iron which can help with anemia from blood loss or low iron
It doesn't have any effect on hemolytic anemia at all
In fact, the HYDREA can cause decreased hematocrit
Eating more red meat or taking iron supplements would not be a bad idea, but
at the same time I want to reassure you that a hematocrit of 35% is nothing to be concerned about
it may be normal for you
does not mean anything about hemolytic anemia nor does it predict whether you will get it again or not
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My concern re the rbc is that each time I have blood work the hematocrit goes down.
35% is technically low. if your hematocrit were 35 then 33 then 31 then 28 then I would be concerned. As it stands right now you can drive yourself a bit crazy looking at numbers. Understand that your hematocrit can vary naturally a few points from draw to draw. Since you have thrombocytosis and are on a medicine that can cause a slightly low hematocrit I think you can stop worrying about this now.