Low hemoglobin count only merits treatment when it takes the form of the disease called anemia, according to Mayo Clinic. The treatment for anemia varies with the cause. Iron deficiency, chronic disease, vitamin deficien... More »

Nine is a low hemoglobin count, according to Mayo Clinic. In women, a low count is defined as less than 12 grams of hemoglobin per deciliter, while a low reading for men is under 13.5 grams per deciliter. For children, l... More »

Conditions such as Hodgkin's disease, cirrhosis of the liver and different types of anemia can cause low hemoglobin levels, as stated by Mayo Clinic. Pregnancy, kidney disease, certain medications and lead poisoning can ... More »

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A low hemoglobin count, also known as anemia, is caused by pregnancy, a menstrual period, a diet low in iron, blood loss, or a disease that causes the body to produce fewer red blood cells or to destroy red blood cells. ... More »

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Low kidney function, also known as chronic kidney disease, is treated with medications that control high blood pressure, high cholesterol, anemia and swelling, notes Mayo Clinic. Low functioning kidneys that are in end-s... More »

Low platelet count, or thrombocytopenia, is caused by such conditions as an enlarged spleen, which may trap too many platelets and remove them from blood circulation; bone marrow destruction due to cancer and its treatme... More »

Doctors diagnose the cause of anemia, or low hemoglobin count, through several methods: reviewing medical histories, a physical exam and using the results of tests, says the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. Anem... More »