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myelodysplastic syndrome

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. William A Biermann
45 years experience in Medical Oncology
Blood disorder: This is a family of diseases that cause bone marrow dysfunction. There are several types that have different prognoses. Some types are precursors to l ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
The symptoms of Myelodysplastic syndrome include:: Fatigue, Autoimmune conditions, Bacterial infections, Enlarged liver, Enlarged lymph nodes, Exercise intolerance, Large spleen, Pale skin, Petechiae ... Read More
A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Henry Holland
42 years experience in Medical Oncology
Myelodysplastic : Myelodysplastic syndrome (mds) is a category of blood disorder, whereby, the bone marrow is unable to produce normal blood cells (red cells, white blo ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
The tests for Myelodysplastic syndrome include:: Bone marrow biopsy, Complete blood count, Epoetin alfa, HIV test, HLA typing, Reticulocyte count, Vitamin B12 folate (folic acid) blood level, RBC f ... Read More
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A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Le Wang
Dr. Le Wang answered
35 years experience in Internal Medicine
MDS: MDS is a group of conditions that involve in abnormal bone marrow changes and lead to inffective blood cell production. Using a comlicated system, MDS ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kelty Baker
27 years experience in Hematology
MDS: Myelodysplastic syndrome (mds) is a bone marrow disorder which causes low blood counts (anemia, and low white cells and platelets) and a tendendency t ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
The risk factors for getting Myelodysplastic syndrome include:: Aplastic anemia, Down syndrome.
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
The exposure: Was likely years and maybe even decades ago. Do you know what the "element" was?
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
It is serious: Your doctor(hematologist/oncologist) can explain it to you what it all means. You should seek a second opinion if your doctor has not given you all th ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christian Schultheis
23 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Affects production: Myelo=blood. Dysplasia=abnormal so what happens is the blood is not getting made normally because the blood cells have what is referred to as dyspoi ... Read More

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