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What is mild anemia

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
Allergy and Immunology 12 years experience
Low oxygen: Mild to moderate anemia results in fatigue and inefficient organ function due to low oxygen (poor mental function, muscle cramping, poor kidney functi... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
Find the cause: Mild anemia is most concerning as a marker for underlying illness. Especially, in a young woman whose anemia is due to iron deficiency but for whom di... Read More
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Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Parkanswered
Pediatrics 52 years experience
See your PCP: If puberty has not started by age 14 in boys, it is considered delayed puberty. Mild anemia itself unless associated with underlying disease, i.e., c... Read More
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Dr. Marina Armendariz
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Puberty: Puberty in boys on average starts at age 11 or 12. Delay in puberty beyond 14 years of age for a boy, should warrant evalation by your doctor. Make ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Stability over: 8 years is encouraging, but there is still a possibility of the aplaisa worsening over time. Hard to be precise unfortunately.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Anemia: Mutilpe causes of anemia, but there should be other blood count issues, with the white blood count and platelet count as well if we were worried about... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
"Mild anemia?": Being "mildly anemic" is like being "a little bit pregnant." You need to find the cause. If this is thalassemia minor, you need to know before you mar... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
Plan your family: The principal concern is that if you marry someone else with the same thalassemia minor, you are at risk for having children with thalassemia major, w... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
Internal Medicine - Oncology 49 years experience
Under 13 g/dL: Normal hemoglobin concentration for men ranges from about 13 to about 15 grams per deciliter. It varies slightly from lab to lab. A hemoglobin concen... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 39 years experience
Less severe: As you might guess, the symptoms of mild anemia are usually less than those of severe anemia. Symptoms include shortness of breath and fatigue. These ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Unger
A Verified Doctoranswered
43 years experience
Heavy periods: Heavy irregular periods are the primary cause of anemia in young girls.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Byars
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Heavy periods?: If this hgb. Level is a full point or more below your previous level, this may be true anemia, especially if you're a nonsmoker (smokers have higher h... Read More
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