Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

anemia

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Yes: Anemia is low blood count. The most common form is due to low iron ingestion but other forms include blood loss, inherited changes in blood cells (li ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Sometimes: Anemia is sometimes much more likely is certain ethnicities. These anemias include sickle cell and thalassemia minor.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roberto Estrada
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Many ways: Known to produce decrease intelligence affect development and behavior cause cardiovascular problem such as heart murmur and congestive failure of ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
Anemia can lead to:: Ischemia, Metabolic acidosis.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
39 years experience in Geriatrics
PICA: In medicine we call "pica" to the strong desire to eat or drink very unusual substances or foods. Children and adults with pica may eat: animal feces, ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Not: Specifically.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
About 3 dozen: Different things lead to anemia. Blood loss, infection, blood destruction, medications, vitamin deficiencies, chronic inflammatory diseases, primary ... Read More
A 68-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Blood loss: Blood loss from the gastro intestinal tract is the most common cause. This could be due to gastritis, ulcer, hemorrhoids, diverticuli, or tumor. Nutri ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Hematology and Oncology
YES: But more important check your thyroid. Low throid (hypothyroidism ) is more likely and easily treatable.
1
1 thank
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Engel
19 years experience in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Anemia is .....: An hematocrit outside the normative values for age and sex. Its presence can be detected by a complete blood count (cbc). The hematocrit is the volu ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month

People also searched for:

Connect by text or video with a U.S. board-certified doctor now — wait time is less than 1 minute!
Unlimited visits
$10/month