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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Treatments dpend upo: Low blood can be due to either a leak in your body or a decrease in production activity. Think of the blood as the amount of water in a bath tub. The ... Read More
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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
37 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Anemia: Low hemoglobin means anemia. The cause of anemia must be determined before treatment recommendations can be made.

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
37 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Unclear: Your question is not quite clear. What is 1? What ratio are you describing? The treatment for anemia depends upon it's cause.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Forrest Jones
Specializes in Family Medicine
Supportive care : Not sure about newest TX, but "Supportive care may be the most appropriate TX for older people...this group of people being unable to tolerate the str ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
You're anemic: There are dozens of common causes of anemia and the cause in your case must be found and addressed. Insist on a full explanation from your physician a ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Find the cause: There are over 100 different causes of anemia. Dad has a bleeding stomach or colon cancer until proved otherwise; yes, iron and ferritin can be normal ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See below: Please consult the followingt website: http://emedicine.Medscape.Com/article/955496-overview.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
W/u & phlebotomy: You should go to see a hematologist to get more work-up to find out the cause of your polycythemia and you definitely will need to get phlebotomy now. ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitzi Scotten
28 years experience Pediatrics
Watchful waiting: I had to look this one up- it is rare! But I did find a paper that said that there once was a concern there would be too much iron in the blood so peo ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Find the cause: Hopefully a cause can be found and the anemia treated without transfusion being necessary. If she's short of breath from her anemia, she may need a tr ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
My best advice: Get educated about the reason for your child's increased hemoglobin. Whether this is a high-affinity hemoglobin, a right-to-left cardiac shunt, or som ... Read More
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