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What type of doctor should i see for anemia

A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
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 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Hirsch
Family Medicine 52 years experience
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
Dr. Louis Cooper
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Yes: How do you know if you have anemia if you have not seen your doctor yet? Good luck.
Dr. Ted Saha
Dr. Ted Sahaanswered
Palliative Care 43 years experience
Anemia: There are many causes of "anemia", and treatment depends upon the specific causes of anemia. You should see your doctor.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 15 years experience
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
Dr. Scott Adams
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
DO NOT WAIT: Anemia (low hemoglobin) is a sign of some other problem. Possible reasons for anemia range from the less severe and more easily addressed to life thre... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
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
Hematology and Oncology 23 years experience
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 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine 35 years experience
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
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 16 years experience
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 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 29 years experience
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
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Anemia: If you have severe anemia and chest pains you should see a doctor soon, this can be serious.
A female asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
Dr. Mary Engravanswered
Emergency Medicine 31 years experience
If : If you are having weight loss that is a new problem, despite eating well, then consulting your physician would be reasonable. You could try keeping a... Read More

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