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If my hemoglobin went from 12.5 to 9.6 in a few hours, how

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If my hemoglobin went from 12.5 to 9.6 in a few hours, how much blood was lost?
How much blood would I have to start with/under normal circumstances?
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 month ago.

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Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 month ago.

That depends on many different factors.

What type of blood loss?

Bleeding for how long?

Still bleeding or not?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Did you get my answers?
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I was bleeding from a failed suture line from a 3 week old hysterectomy. I had emergency surgery. I'd like to know what quantity and what percentage of blood loss I experienced.
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 month ago.

No I received no previous answers.

You are not still bleeding?

How long were you bleeding for?

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 month ago.

Also for these hemoglobins, what were the hematocrits?