A 42-year-old member asked:
is there a treatment for anemia?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Barry Rosen answered
33 years experience General Surgery
Rx Underlying Cause: Anemia is defined as an abnormally low red blood cell (rbc)count. This may be due to decreased production of rbcs by the bone marrow, or increased destruction or loss (ie bleeding). The precise cause can be narrowed down by a formal exam and simple blood tests, sometimes supplemented by x-ray or endoscopy. Once the cause is identified, the anemia may be treated.
Answered on Jul 25, 2012
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