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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
You have choices: You could ask your primary to refer you for a second opinion from either an internist or a specialist. Where are the hard nodes located? If they are i ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Hirsch
51 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: There are many types of anemia. Some are caused by heavy menstrual periods or intestinal bleeding. Others caused by vitamin deficiency and some as a s ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
28 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Depends on symptoms: To start, do you know you are anemic? In other words, have you had a blood test to show lower than normal red blood cells, or are you basing your diag ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
14 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hard to answer...: You would need bloodwork to see how anemic you are. I would take iron sulfate with vitamin c atleast twice a day. Also, eat dark green, leafy vegeta ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Some: Pernicious anemia is due to malabsorption of vitamin b-12 from the GI tract. It is a form of low blood cell count with associated symptoms of fatigue ... Read More
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes and no: General doctor can start the process by ordering serial blood tests for anemia. However, for more complex case i encourage you to see a hematologist.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Hanna
34 years experience Family Medicine
A Faint is Complex: You are describing what a patient would say is a "fainting spell or passing out". The medical term is syncopy. Only about 50% of the time do we eve ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
15 years experience Emergency Medicine
Like you just did: Just tell your doctor that you are concerned that you might be anemic and explain the reasons that you came to that conclusion. It is very easy to tes ... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
Yes: When there aren't enough red blood cells to carry oxygen, your body has to compensate by pumping the blood around the body more, resulting in increase ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Anemia: If you have severe anemia and chest pains you should see a doctor soon, this can be serious.

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