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A 32-year-old member asked:

How long can i wait with anemia to see if it goes away without seeing a doctor?

2 doctor answers13 doctors weighed in
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Hard to answer...: You would need bloodwork to see how anemic you are. I would take iron sulfate with vitamin c atleast twice a day. Also, eat dark green, leafy vegetables. If you get dizzy easily or short of breast or have fatigue, you should see your doctor asap.
Dr. Scott Adams
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
DO NOT WAIT: Anemia (low hemoglobin) is a sign of some other problem. Possible reasons for anemia range from the less severe and more easily addressed to life threatening diseases. You need to be seen so that the cause of your anemia can be determined and the appropriate care plan set up.

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A 37-year-old member asked:

How to figure if I have anemia at home without seeing a doctor?

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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine 74 years experience
You can't: Because the symptoms are non specific and there are many causes.
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