Hemocrit(HCT)?

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    Hemocrit(HCT)?


    I have flushing of skin easily. Red eyes. Sensitive red skin. can 45.7 % HCT be high? Range goes up to 47.9. So i am in range but maybe little high? What can i take to get it lower if need be? I am healthy 28/m

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    Donating a pint of blood will lower your HCT about 3 points
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    A 45.7% HCT is normal for your age. You don't need to donate.
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    45.7 is very normal. I didn't donate till I hit 53. I now feel fine at 49.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SHaneA655 View Post
    I have flushing of skin easily. Red eyes. Sensitive red skin. can 45.7 % HCT be high? Range goes up to 47.9. So i am in range but maybe little high? What can i take to get it lower if need be? I am healthy 28/m
    http://muscle chatroom.com/forum/showthread.php?p=15928&highlig ht=transferrin#post15928


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