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can anemia cause periods delay?

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Dr. Michael Engel
19 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Generally, your.....: Anemia would have to be significant before you experience an impact on your periods. Indeed, anemias emerge commonly among women because they have a monthly blood loss that goes uncompensated by new rbc synthesis. Sometimes these anemias can be quite significant, suggesting that menses can proceed unabated, even in the context of significant anemia. If you are worried about this, consult your dr.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017
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