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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Anemia is low blood count. The most common form is due to low iron ingestion but other forms include blood loss, inherited changes in blood cells (li ... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Sometimes: Anemia is sometimes much more likely is certain ethnicities. These anemias include sickle cell and thalassemia minor.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roberto Estrada
32 years experience Pediatrics
Many ways: Known to produce decrease intelligence affect development and behavior cause cardiovascular problem such as heart murmur and congestive failure of ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Anemia can lead to:: Ischemia, Metabolic acidosis.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Question unclear: There are several hereditary animas. Sickle cell, thalassemia, and hemoglobin E are among the most common.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Several causes: Microcytic anemia means that the red blood cell count is low, and that the red blood cells are small. This is most common in iron deficiency anemia an ... Read More
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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Cooley Anemia: Cooley's anemia aka beta thalassemia or mediterranean anemia. It is a complicated set of disorders resutling in the underproduction of beta globin cha ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Timothy Goggins
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Low iron: Anemia due to a deficiency in iron. Red blood cells are typically small (microcytic), and pale in appearance (hypochromic). Medically we refer to this ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Herold
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Low blood count: Anemia is a low red blood cell count, it can caused by low iron levels or from loss of blood. Red blood cells carry oxygen through the body. If you a ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Anemia: Anemia is a sign that your red blood cells, the very cells that oxygenate your entire body are low. Low puts your heart at great risk for it needs exc ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Low red blood cells: Anemia is a low number of red blood cells. The most common reason is low iron stores, but there are many other causes. In any case, if someone is an ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Chemo side effect: Many chemotherapies damage rapidly dividing cells. This includes cancer cells but can also include "gut" cells (=mucositis), hair, or the pre-cursor c ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
32 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Tiredness: In autoimmune hemolytic anemia (aiha) red cells get broken open due to destruction by antibodies which attach to the red cell. This leads to anemia an ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Low bone marrow: Aplastic anemia is a disorder of the bone marrow in which it is low in cells (hypoplastic) or completely gone (aplastic). The causes and potential tr ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Lack of intrinsic : Factor causes inability to absorb B12 and triggers anemia.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ball
18 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Low blood production: Fa is an inherited disorder of blood cell production. It usually develops slowly over years. The blood counts are abnormal, and this be treated with ... Read More
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Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Don't think so: Without much background data would consider a hemolytic anemia. Need to have your son discuss this with his physicians as than be other causes ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sameer Gupta
17 years experience Medical Oncology
Many Causes: Some blood disorders can cause high hemoglobin (polycythemia)...Cancers such as kidney cancer can cause polycythemia also.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Mutations: True sickle cell disease requires a recessive gene contribution from both parents. These parents are asymptomatic carriers and may not know they have ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Bretal
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Ferritin: Ferritin measures the amount of iron storage in the body and usually is really low in iron deficiency anemia, contrary to anemia of chronic disease th ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
27 years experience Family Medicine
Anemia: Anemia causes decrease delivery of oxygen to all the tissues of the body. It is important to find the cause of the anemia so we can correct it. For ex ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jess Crosier
30 years experience Pathology
Anemia: Complete lack of blood cell reproduction.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
17 years experience Surgical Oncology
Leukopenia: Leukopenia is the exact medical name. When all the blood counts are low, it is called pancytopenia. If the red blood cell count is low, it is anemia ... Read More

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