Patient : I am not anemic, howeer I do take EPO for private reasons. My hematocrit has risen from 44% to 48% however my rb count has gone down from 4.92 to 4.85 and my MVC has risen from 90 to 99. I was wanted to check what your logic was behind this reduction in rbc count when i was expecting a rise? Could it be i need to take an iron supplement? I feel healthier and stronger for it so far.
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