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My dipstick test gives ca 10 for blood heamoglobin

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Urologist: Dr. Bob, Medical Doctor replied 1 month ago
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Hello. Why was your urine tested? What is the normal range for hemoglobin for your lab?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Ohno just someone from an insurance did a dipstick test and said everything was normal. When I did it myself later again it showed ca 10 haemoglobin
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
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Urologist: Dr. Bob, Medical Doctor replied 1 month ago

Yes. The urine dip test is not terribly reliable. It is meant as a screening device. If there is something that pops up as abnormal, we follow up with a full urinalysis. Can you ask your doctor for a urinalysis? You may not need to be seen. Just have him order the test, go in to the lab to drop off a specimen, and then await the results. In the meantime, you should not worry about this result.

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