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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
No extra precautions: Routine dental cleanings (prophylaxis) for children with sickle cell anemia are not different than dental prophylaxis for normal children. Because chi ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Resnik
Specializes in Internal Medicine
No prophylaxis neede: No prophylaxis needed other than that your dentist would use for a routine cleaning with anyone in the pediatric age group.
Dr. Dave Burns
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No concerns: I am not aware of any concerns with prophy however deep cleaning could involve bleeding and or clotting concerns.

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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Anemia: Anemia is a sign that your red blood cells, the very cells that oxygenate your entire body are low. Low puts your heart at great risk for it needs exc ... Read More
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Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience Internal Medicine
Anemia: A low red blood cell count. Many potential causes that need investigation.
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Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Anemia is : Not enough red blood cells circulating in your body. It can come from blood loss, not making enough blood, or destruction of blood cells. There are ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leila Wing
13 years experience Internal Medicine
Low blood hemoglobin: Anemia is low blood hemoglobin (red blood cell part). It can be caused from many things, but particularly blood loss in menstruation from women and f ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Low blood count: Anemia is low blood count and may be mild or serious. Either you body does not produce enough red cells (blood cell cancer, uremia, chemotherapy, low ... Read More
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Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Low red blood cells: Anemia is a low number of red blood cells. The most common reason is low iron stores, but there are many other causes. In any case, if someone is an ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Engel
19 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
There are many ways: The therapeutic approach taken depends upon the underlying cause, and causes of anemia are many and varied. They can result from impaired rbc producti ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
About 3 dozen: Different things. Blood loss, infection, blood destruction, medications, vitamin deficiencies, chronic inflammatory diseases, primary blood cancers, ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Farbman
25 years experience Neurology
Different causes: Anemia is a general term essentially meaning a low red blood cell count. There are lots of causes of different types of anemia. Iron deficiency is o ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Engel
19 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Good question: Anemia is simply a red cell mass insufficient to meet the needs of the tissues without triggering compensatory mechanisms. A mathematical definition i ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. RAJESH Sehgal
20 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Many reasons: It coul be so many reasons including low iron, b12, fa etc.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romeo Mandanas
37 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Depends on cause: Anemia is a broad diagnosis and treatment is based on the cause and severity of the condition. The most common cause is iron deficiency from chronic b ... Read More
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