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Hemoglobin HB

Hemoglobin HB measures the how much hemoglobin in your blood. Hemoglobin is a protein in your red blood cells that carries oxygen to your body’s organs and tissues and transports carbon dioxide from your organs and tissues back to your lungs. Hemoglobin is composed of protein called heme, which bind oxygen. Both low and high value can indicate dieses states.

Hemoglobin HB

Hemoglobin is a most important component of red blood cells. It is a composed of a protein called home, which bind oxygen. Your red blood cells carry oxygen throughout your body. If you have a condition that affects your body’s ability to make red blood cells, your hemoglobin levels may drop. Low hemoglobin levels may be a symptom of several conditions, including different kinds of anemia and cancer.

How the test Performed

A blood sample need.

How to prepare test

No special Preparation

What is it used for

A hemoglobin is used to check anemia. If you have anemia, the cells in your body don’t get all the oxygen they need. The hemoglobin test always done as a part of Complete Blood Count (CBC). Reason and condition for the ordering the hemoglobin test is

  1. Before and after the surgery
  2. Blood in your stool
  3. Chronic medical problem,
  4. kidney Dieses and kidney failure
  5. Fatigue,
  6. During Pregnancy,
  7. Poor Health
  8. Headaches
  9. Symptoms of anemia
  10. A long term infection
  11. Leukemia
  12. Bleeding (Mouth, Nose, Anus)
  13. Pails
  14. Blood loss from injuries
  15. Problem Concentrating
Hemoglobin HB


For Men: 13.2 to 16.6 g/dL

For Women: 11.6 to 15.0 g/dL

Normal results for children vary, but in general are:

  • Newborn: 14 to 24 g/dL or 140 to 240 g/L
  • Infant: 9.5 to 13 g/dL or 95 to 130 g/L

Lower Than Normal Result Means

If you have hemoglobin level is lower than normal there are many forms of anemia

  1. Iron deficiency
  2. Vitamin B-12 Deficiency
  3. Bleeding
  4. Kidney Dieses
  5. Liver Dieses
  6. Thalassemia
  7. Leukemia
  8. Hypothyroidism

Higher Than Normal Result Means

If your hemoglobin is higher than normal it may be the result of

  1. Lung disease
  2. Dehydration
  3. Living at a high altitude
  4. Polycythemia
  5. Burns
  6. Excessive vomiting
  7. Low levels of oxygen in the blood

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