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A 74-year-old female asked:

I have pernicious anemia. can i give blood?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Depends: Visit this site for guidelines for eligibility for blood donation: https://www.redcrossblood.org/donate-blood/how-to-donate/eligibility-requirements/eligibility-criteria-alphabetical.html

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A 30-year-old male asked:

What are some signs or markers of pernicious anemia on a blood test?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine 74 years experience
Enlarged: Red blood cells together with anemia.
A 44-year-old member asked:

Can you get blood clots from having pernicious anemia?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Carlo Contreras
A Verified Doctoranswered
Surgical Oncology 19 years experience
Rarely.: Pernicious anemia by itself does not cause blood clots, but some patients with pernicious anemia are at risk for developing cancer. Cancer definitely increases your risk of blood clots.
Last updated Mar 19, 2020
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