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My daughter 21 has anemia and low blood pressure what's is the cause?

My daughter 21 has anemia and low blood pressure what's is the cause?

Many: There could be many causes of anemia. Your daughter needs a comprehensive examination by a physician and a series of test. Don't sit on this get her to a reputable doctor.
Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Steven Ginsberg
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Anemia (Definition)

Any condition where there is a decrease in the red blood ...Read more


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Can I get high blood pressure or low with anemia?

Can I get high blood pressure or low with anemia?

Usually low: blood pressure usually is independent of anemia If you have significant anemia then you can have low BP So there are many factors involved the degree of anemia, history of hypertension amount of protein in your blood system I usually do not see high BP with anemia but it can happen ...Read more

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What to do if I get low blood pressure almost everyday n its not anemia?

What to do if I get low blood pressure almost everyday n its not anemia?

Depends on cause: A thorough history and physical exam, Labs, echo, event recorder and a Tilt Table Test should give us what we need to make most diagnoses. Treatment is then targeted to the specific cause. In the mean time drink plenty of water, avoid long periods without eating, get plenty of sleep, use support stockings and increase the sodium in your diet. ...Read more

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High blood pressure plus low blood count and digestive problems. Is there any relation?

High blood pressure plus low blood count and digestive problems. Is there any relation?

It may be the meds: It may be the meds which are causing digestive problemsc and low blood count, talk to your doctor about it. ...Read more

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Might someone have high blood pressure and anemia at the same time?

Might someone have high blood pressure and anemia at the same time?

Yes: Hypertension is the pressure in your circulatory system, and anemia is related to the quality of your blood, not necessarily the blood volume. Both conditions require medical monitoring and treatment. ...Read more

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I am a 49 year old female with high blood pressure and additionally I ve recently been diagnosed as having iron dificent anemia I take 5 mg of ramipril in the mornings 12 5 mg of toperlol in the evenings for hbp additionally I ve started taking iron vitam

I am a 49 year old female with high blood pressure and additionally I ve recently been diagnosed as having iron dificent anemia I take 5 mg of ramipril in the mornings 12 5 mg of toperlol in the evenings for hbp additionally I ve started taking iron vitam

Additional iron supp: Your doctor can make sure that your blood pressure is controlled. If you have a mild iron deficiency you may need to take an iron supplement by itself. Most vitamins do not have enough iron in them so pick up something like ferrous gluconate over-the-counter and take that twice-daily. Check with your dr. To make sure that is okay. ...Read more

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What are the warning signs or symptoms of anemia and low blood sugar?

Symptoms: Hi SOh,
Signs of anemia may depend on what type of anemia. Blood loss, B12, folic acid deficiency. Usually are tired, may have numbness in extremities. Again it depends on type of anemia.
Low blood sugar less than 60 mg/dl symptoms maybe dizziness, sweating, loss of mental focus.
Warnings signs are telling you something is not right.
Dr Lori Lange-Pennsylvania ...Read more

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What sort of problem is having low blood count (anemia)?

Anemia: Anemia causes decrease delivery of oxygen to all the tissues of the body. It is important to find the cause of the anemia so we can correct it. For example is is due to : iron deficiency, colon cancer, any cancer, anorexia, leukemia, lymphoma, low thyroid, sickle cell anemia, etc. ..Anemia may cause heart attack, stroke as well. ...Read more

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What would it mean to have a low blood count and anemia?

What would it mean to have a low blood count and anemia?

Depends: Blood counts generally describe three types of cells. Anemia would be low red blood cell numbers, and this could be "low blood counts". But low blood counts could describe additional blood cells that are low. These results should be discussed with the provider that order the blood count. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: low blood count (anemia)?

What is the definition or description of: low blood count (anemia)?

Lack of red cells.: Anemia is a lower than normal concentration of hemoglobin in blood. Hemoglobin is carried by red blood cells, and our test measures the total amount of HGB carried by all red cells in a volulme of blood. A low white blood cell count is leukopenia, and a low platelet count is thrombocytopenia. ...Read more

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Is there correlation between low blood volume and anemia? Can you clarify?

Is there correlation between low blood volume and anemia? Can you clarify?

Correlation yes, yet: Very variable. If we bleed, internally &/or externally, then blood volume drops-Short Term & up to ~1/3 volume can be compensated for via venous constriction short term, without RBC count change. However, low intravascular volume immediately begins recruiting extracellular water from tissues back into vascular space gradually ↑ing volume & ↓ing RBC count over next many hours. Complex relation. ...Read more

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What should I eat for low red blood count anemia?

Diet is not key: Despite all the huckstering, food choices are important in only a few relatively uncommon illnesses. You've got rheumatoid arthritis and are being treated with a powerful medication. RA itself is prone to cause a moderate anemia that will be better if your illness improves but that you can't otherwise manage. If you're anemic from some other cause, it needs to be worked up. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I had blood test which shows low iron levels. Is this anemia?

I had blood test which shows low iron levels. Is this anemia?

Iron deficiency: Iron deficiency is one type of several types of anemia. Anemia generally refers to low levels of hemoglobin/hematocrit. Iron deficiency can certainly cause this, but in and of itself, iron deficiency is not the same as anemia. ...Read more

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I have really low iron in blood, also I have lost my appetite, can this be related with my anemia?

I have really low iron in blood, also I have lost my appetite, can this be related with my anemia?

Correlation: The anemia is not likely to be causing poor appetite (causation) but is likely related to (correlation) the cause of the anemia. Examples might include stomach ulcers -- blood loss resulting in iron deficiency anemia and the irritated ulcers relating to poor appetite. Also systemic illnesses such as rheumatoid arthritis etc may result in poor appetite and anemia of chronic disease / inflammation. ...Read more

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Feeling shaky for hours. Like when blood sugar is low only I've eaten plenty. I have a history of anemia could this cause it?

Feeling shaky for hours. Like when blood sugar is low only I've eaten plenty. I have a history of anemia could this cause it?

Anemia? Thyroid?: Blood sugar? Lots of possibilities. Please see your doc. He/she will provide answers and possible treatment to keep you healthy. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Is anemia a low count of red blood cells?

Is anemia a low count of red blood cells?

Anemia: It could be a combination of low rbc count vs low heme (iron) vs defective globin which is hte protein component of the hemoglobin. Talk to your docotr as each has a different treatment. ...Read more

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I've had problems with low h&h (7.1 & 21%), I have to have 8 units of blood within a few weeks span. Iron is fine. Any ideas besides basic anemia?

I've had problems with low h&h (7.1 & 21%), I have to have 8 units of blood within a few weeks span. Iron is fine. Any ideas besides basic anemia?

Anemia: There are many causes for anemia. You need to have a workup by a hematologist. Transfusion may help with symptoms but will not treat underlying issue. ...Read more

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My dr. Ordered a blood test to check my iron, due to symptoms I'm having. .. They called told me my iron is low. Do I have anemia? Tibc 471 sat.12%

My dr. Ordered a blood test to check my iron, due to symptoms I'm having. .. They called told me my iron is low. Do I have anemia? Tibc 471 sat.12%

Probably: You're anemic if and only if your hemoglobin / hematocrit are low, but these labs are very suggestive of being iron deficient whether or not you are anemic from it yet. You'll want to search with your physician for the underlying cause, especially ruling out blood loss from undiagnosed disease. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have anemia if you have low white blood cells?

Is it possible to have anemia if you have low white blood cells?

Yes: The red blood cells, white, and platelets can be suppressed as a group, or any combination--due to a combination of causes. If concerned, should ask your dr. The test showing low WBC should also report rbc and platelets. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have anemia if you have a low white blood cells?

Is it possible to have anemia if you have a low white blood cells?

Yes: There are many conditions that result in both low white blood cells (WBC) and anemia (low red blood cells (rbc)). One of the most common is infection. Certain viruses can suppress the body's ability to make both rbc and wbc. These numbers go back to normal after virus cleared from body. Other more serious causes include diseases involving the bone marrow. ...Read more

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If someone has pernicious anemia would they have a low red blood count?

Yes: Macrocytic anemia due to low levels of B12. If treated with injections of B12 the red count can return to normal. ...Read more

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What anemia would cause low blood count, feeling cold and tired, and appearing pale?

Anemia: There are many causes of anemia, but your symptoms don't give a clue as to the cause in you case. These are symptoms of all anemia, regardless of the cause. Work with your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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If you have low iron stores following a blood test, can that lead to anemia? Is there a recommended dosage of iron supplement to help restore levels.

Yes and yes: The first thing to go down low is the iron storage. If you don't fix it- eventually you are going to become anemic. Yes, you can take iron supplement by mouth 3x/day. But most importantly is to find why your iron is low. You should have a GI work-up- egd and colonosocpy and check your urine- to check blood in urine. If + blood in urine- you need imaging study, perhaps urologist etc. Go to see gp. ...Read more

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What causes an a/g ratio of. 9 (normal range 1-2) with anemia? My hgb or blood count is 10.4. I have slightly low hct, mcv, mch, and mchc. Causes?

What causes an a/g ratio of. 9 (normal range 1-2) with anemia? My hgb or blood count is 10.4. I have slightly low hct, mcv, mch, and mchc. Causes?

Iron deficiency?: The a/g ratio indicates slightly low gamma globulin and is a very crude measure of immune function. The hgb/ red cell parameters are most suggestive of iron deficiency. Additions tests including a ferritin level are needed to confirm. ...Read more

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Test CBC readings some red blood cell are low and mono is high, anemia or not, what to do?

Test CBC readings some red blood cell are low and mono is high, anemia or not, what to do?

Insufficient info: It would help to have the actual value and why the tests were done? All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ...Read more

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Can neurobion injections per week for long time cause coagulation and creating blood clots and also death? I don't have anemia but I feel low bp

No, it is pretty saf: I do not know of any serious harm from neurobion. But I doubt that it will do you any good. So stay away from such unproven medicines. There is no medical condition called low BP in a otherwise healthy person. ...Read more

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8 yr old with fanconi anemia, can he still go to school? Play with friends like normal? Only symptoms are slightly low blood counts, am scared for him

8 yr old with fanconi anemia, can he still go to school? Play with friends like normal? Only symptoms are slightly low blood counts, am scared for him

Normal Activity OK: 8 y.o., Fanconi Anemia (FA), a genetic disorder of DNA repair; causes anemia thru bone marrow failure; many have malformations of foream, kidneys, & more however 25% lack physical anomalies. Degree of anemia dictates treatment. With "slightly low blood cts", your son can be allowed to do the normal things that 8 yr olds do but needs regular checks of blood & bone marrow by his Hematology Specialist ...Read more