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My hemoglobin doesn't register within normal range,very

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My hemoglobin doesn't register within normal range,very low,mylymphs absolute are 4.3. Could this be pre cancerous?....last month the doc said I was severly anemic.....this blood test was 2 days ago have not seen him yet again
JA: Is this a time sensitive issue? What type of specimen are they testing?
Customer: Blood
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: No,he knows there's lots b of cancer....but not in the blood that I n know
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.


Thanks for the question.

It is not about cancer unless you are bleeding somewhere in the bowel.

Stool needs to be checked for blood.

Age 50 and over, or with a family history of colon cancer, then cancer is a concern.

The lymphs are not a meaningful value.

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