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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Orr
43 years experience Surgical Oncology
Many: There are many types. Anemia means that there is a decrease in the number of red blood cells. Probably the most common type relates to bleeding, e.g. ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Engel
19 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Many anemia causes: Anemia simply means a red cell mass outside normative values for age/sex. There are many causes, both acquired (eg., fe or folate (folic acid) deficie ... Read More

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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
39 years experience Geriatrics
Types os SIckle Cell: From nih, division of blood diseases and resources: sickle cell disease-ss: 65% of us patients; genotype s/s sickle cell disease-sc: 25% of us patie ... Read More
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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Two: Sickle cell anemia occurs when 2 abnormal hemoglobin genes are present and a person's body produces sickle cell hemoglobin exclusively. 1 sickle cell ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christian Schultheis
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Why?: There is no need to take 2 different ones. If you are iron deficient and you are absorbing the iron, take one type. Ferrous sulfate is the most comm ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
34 years experience Wound care
Iron deficiency: There are many types of anemia caused by many types of disorders. Red blood cells require iron in order to develop properly. Without iron, we do not p ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Microcytic: Probably. Lab values mean nothing in the absence of clinical data.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Thanlassemia: Thalassemia is characterized by microcytic (small red blood cells) anemia, and possibly a normal or high red blood cell count.
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Orr
43 years experience Surgical Oncology
Different types: Bsically anemia means that you don't have enough red blood cells in your body. Main reasons: 1) blood loss - may be subtle like menstrual periods, 2) ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. RAJESH Sehgal
20 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Low Hb: It is a disorder of having low hemoglobin.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience Medical Oncology
3 basic kinds: You can lose blood (bleeding), destroy the blood cells in circulation (hemolysis) or not produce them (bone marrow problems or factor deficiencies). E ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Guzik
23 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes, some types of anemia are due to inherited or genetic defects. Sickle cell anemia occurs most frequently in people of african, african-american, a ... Read More

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