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A 18-year-old female asked:

I have anemia is it bad ?

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Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
In an otherwise: Healthy 18 yo it is unlikely to be serious. The cause will need to be sorted out to make a plan.

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A 34-year-old member asked:

Could it be something bad if I have anemia?

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Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 15 years experience
Severe anemia...: Can be very harmful to your health. It can cause syncope (or passing out). It can worsen the effects of heart disease or lung diseases. Mild anemia should be managed with supplements to replete iron and vitamin c. Your doctor should also try to fix causes of your anemia and should rule out various cancers.

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