An elevated red blood cell count is associated with dehydration, congenital heart disease, kidney tumors, bone marrow diseases and scarring of the lungs, reports MedlinePlus. Red blood cells contain hemoglobin, a protein... More »

A high red blood cell count may result from cigarette smoking, congenital heart disease, right-sided heart failure, dehydration or a kidney tumor, notes MedlinePlus. Low levels of oxygen in the blood, pulmonary fibrosis ... More »

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A high red blood cell count, or polycythemia, may lead to easy bruising or bleeding, the formation of blood clots, pain in joints or bones, dizziness, fatigue and abdominal pain, states eMedicineHealth. In cases where an... More »

A high red blood cell count may result from cigarette smoking, congenital heart disease, right-sided heart failure, dehydration or a kidney tumor, notes MedlinePlus. Low levels of oxygen in the blood, pulmonary fibrosis ... More »

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Potential causes for a high hematocrit count include congenital heart conditions, bone marrow diseases, scarring or thickening of the lungs, and dehydration, according to MedlinePlus. The hematocrit count measures the pe... More »

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A red blood cell count indicates how many red blood cells a person has, according to MedlinePlus. Doctors use it to diagnose conditions such as anemia, as well as other medical conditions. A normal range of red blood cel... More »

A normal red blood cell count in a urine test is 4 red blood cells or less per high power field, according to MedlinePlus. This is expressed as 4 RBC/HPF. It is normal for results to vary slightly from lab to lab. More »