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Abnormal blood test results

Hemoglobin 11.6, slightly low MCH and MCHC, calcium elevated at 10.5, intact PTH is 54. Can this be hyperparathyroidism? Cancer? The low hemoglobin is concerning to me. I am having blood retested next week.
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Hi there and welcome to the forum. Thank you for the question.  I am glad you are working with your doctor and hopefully you have had a follow up appointment to go over these results. Can you share what they said?  It looks like your hemoglobin is actually within normal range for a woman.  https://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/hemoglobin-test/about/pac-20385075  You would be more near the low end of normal. Your calcium level is just slightly elevated with the range normally being 8.6 to 10.3. Your doctor may elect to run a parathyroid hormone laboratory panel.  I will tell you that with your slight elevation, they may tell you that they aren't concerned and watch and see as parathyroidism ranges of calcium are usually 20 to 70. Let me know what your doctor has said about your results and we'll go from there.
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Thank you for the reply! I should have mentioned that my hemoglobin was actually 11.6 last year. It had always been between 13-14 prior to that. My old doc just told me to take iron supplements without bothering to determine a cause for the hemoglobin drop. The iron pills did raise my hemoglobin to over 14. For the elevated calcium that showed up a couple of months ago he just told me to drink more water, see you next year. I switched primary docs and told the new doc about the iron pills. He told me if my iron wasn’t actually tested (which it wasn’t) and low that I shouldn’t be taking iron pills as that could cause another set of problems. So I stopped taking them about a month ago. We’ll see on another blood test if hemoglobin drops again. As far as the calcium the new doc told me to stay well hydrated and he took me off the diuretic part of my BP meds. I am having calcium retested this Tuesday but not sure what other tests he ordered this round. I want to make sure hemoglobin/iron and another PTH test is ordered again soon as my PTH was 54 last month.
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