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why am i so pail but iam not anemic

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Genetics: It is probably genetically determined rather than secondary to any disease, especially in a 21 year old.
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Dr. Colin Kerr
44 years experience Family Medicine
Anemia: Anemia is very curable. Usually it is due to a nutritional deficiency, like not enough vitamin (c or b12) or not enough iron. This is one of the reaso ... Read More
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Depends on the cause: Majority of anemia can be cured- as long as you know the cause- i.e. Iron deficiency anemia, vit B12 deificiency, bleeding. Some anemia can only be tr ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
Either: Low red cell count or one of many abnormalities in the cells themselves.
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Anemia: In ancient greek, it means lack of blood. It means low number of red blood cells , or low hemoglobin in the blood.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
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Varied...: Symptoms common to many types of anemia (low hemoglobin) include the following: easy fatigue and loss of energy, rapid heart beat (particularly with e ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Blood count: Anemia is a reflection of the level of Hgb in the blood which can easily be measured. Clinically one feels weak, and the skin is pale, cornea of eyes ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Cooper
48 years experience Pediatrics
Many: Many foods help anemia--depends on the cause of anemia. Most commonly iron deficiency--especially in ladies who are menstruating. Other forms are B1 ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
29 years experience Fertility Medicine
Get tested: You can only know it with a hemoglobin/ hematocrit or a complete blood count. You can suspect it if you are easily fatigued, most people do not become ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
24 years experience Family Medicine
Depends on cause: depending on the cause of your anemia would determine the best treatment. You should get a thorough exam and blood work to find out the cause first. ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Usually no: But if the cause is acute bleeding death is possible. Chronic anemia can be tolerated to incredibly low HGB levels.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Your medical: Provider can order a blood test which will show if you are anemic.

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