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How do you loose your red blood cells so rapidly?

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Red blood cells are not produced from dead cells. Micro-nutrients (like iron, Cu, zinc etc.) are required for development of RBCs in bone marrow. When old RBCs (Average life span of a RBC is 120 days) are destroyed in spleen, their contents (for example- Heme part of Hemoglobin) are recycled back to bone marrow to be used in production new RBCs.


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