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why am i so pail but iam not anemic
A 21-year-old female asked:
52 years experience Rheumatology
Genetics: It is probably genetically determined rather than secondary to any disease, especially in a 21 year old.
A member asked:
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
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
A 28-year-old female asked:
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
Either: Low red cell count or one of many abnormalities in the cells themselves.
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:
A Verified Doctor answered
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
A 47-year-old member asked:
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:
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:
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
A 20-year-old female asked:
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
A 18-year-old female asked:
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.
A 36-year-old member asked:
25 years experience Psychiatry
Your medical: Provider can order a blood test which will show if you are anemic.
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