Hematocrit high

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   Posted 6/8/2015 10:46 PM (GMT -6)   
Have any of you experienced your hematocrit come back higher after blood work?

I've been reading up on it, but done know if it's lupus related.

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   Posted 6/9/2015 8:01 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi Couchtater. Usually if Lupus causes a problem with concentration of red blood cells it's a low hematocrit which is anemia. A high hematocrit is nothing to be concerned about unless it is extremely high and remains that way for months. Love, Butterflake
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