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High haemoglobin

My haemoglobin is 18.5. It's been above 18 since more than a year. Is it normal to have such levels? If not, please suggest.
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Venkat Raghav Bangalore | General Physician
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Hey, For men , 13.5 to 17.5 grams per deciliter, If your hemoglobin level is higher than normal, it may be the result of:

Polycythemia vera — a blood disorder in which your bone marrow makes too many red blood cells
Lung disease
Dehydration
Living at a high altitude
Heavy smoking
Burns
Excessive vomiting
Extreme physical exercise
Consult physician

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