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A 28-year-old female asked:

Anemic due to hemorrhage at birth 5 months ago. don't take vitamins or iron. occasional bleeding gums, petichae, and some dime size bruises on legs. clear cbc five months ago. worried about leukemia?

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Dr. Malini Shah
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 32 years experience
Postpartum anemia: Do need iron and vitamins for a while after child birth especially multiple births and even more if breast feeding. Definitely get another CBC done to get rid of anxiety of undiagnosed condition. Look up sources of iron rich diet and start consuming them.
Dr. Tarek Nashawi
Hospital-based practice 20 years experience
More blood tests: You need to check more blood tests. Such as inr pt ptt. Is your platelet count ok and do you take any blood thinners?

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Last updated Dec 25, 2014

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