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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: No it will not.

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ruben Mesa
29 years experience Hematology
Yes but mildly: Menstrual blood loss does lower the hemoglobin, but probably by values of less than 1-2 g/dl.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christian Schultheis
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes: Continue to monitor. I have been monitoring patients without treatment for over 10 years. Most likely a low risk myelodysplasia.
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Are u 33, or: 70? Being symptom free is good!-- check with stanford mds center about advances ; good ideas-- good liuck.
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes, it might be: It is uncommon but not impossible. I would look for other causes of anemia just to be certain.
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Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
More information: needed...what do you mean "the cells are breaki9ng down" Do you have a "hemolytic anemia" What are your Complete Blood Count (including Red Cell Indi ... Read More
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Koota
29 years experience Urology
PSA Rise: Not quite sure why your psa had been so high, (? Infection) a level of 4 is obviously less concerning, i would have it rechecked in 3 months, and then ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Pamela Svendsen
25 years experience Family Medicine
More labs are needed: High iron may be a sign of an iron storage problem. I recommend checking a serum ferritin and further iron studies to rule out hemochromatosis.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
This is a minor chan: Hemoglobin tends to flucctuate by 1 gram when checked on different days. So your hemoglobin change is not enough to worry about. Yet, Pregnancy can l ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
39 years experience Gynecology
No, not bad: in some labs, that level would not be considered anemic
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Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Round worm..: Ascariasis or round worm infestation. Can be easily treated with Mebendazol 100mg twice a day x 3 days, or Albendazol 400mg once only will clear it. S ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeremy Eckstein
19 years experience Bariatrics
Post op anemia: Most likely is a reflection of some blood loos during the surgery, which is not unusual. It takes around 3 months for your blood levels to normalize. ... Read More
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