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Is anemia caused by your spleen?

Is anemia caused by your spleen?

It depends: In some forms of anemia such as autoimmune hemolytic anemia, the spleen is actively involved in the pathophysiology of the disease. In other types, such as iron deficiency, the spleen has nothing to do with the disease. ...Read more

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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
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Anemia (Definition)

A condition marked by a deficiency of red blood cells or hemoglobin in the blood, resulting ...Read more


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Is fatigue caused by hereditary spherocytosis?

Is fatigue caused by hereditary spherocytosis?

Not likely: Given most patients with hereditary spherocytosis (hs) have the disease lifelong would not likely cause a change in fatigue levels. ...Read more

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Is anemia caused by an infection?

Is anemia caused by an infection?

Can be: An infection can lead to some degree of anemia. The anemia should resolve with successful treatment of the infection. ...Read more

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Is pernicious anemia caused by using antibiotics?

Is pernicious anemia  caused by using antibiotics?

Unlikely: Pernicious anemia is caused by a lack of b12, which is required to make red blood cells. The usual cause is a stomach condition (gastritis, cancer, post-gastrectomy) or a disease of the small bowel (surgical resection, chrohn's). It is rarely caused by vegan diets. Drugs that suppress stomach acid and some diabetes medicines have been associated with pa. ...Read more

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What problems can be caused by iron deficiency?

What problems can be caused by iron deficiency?

Anemia: Iron is critical to making hemoglobin. Iron deficiency cause anemia. If it is low, it can be due to several causes and should be investigated carefully. See your doc right away if you think you are low in iron and/or anemic. ...Read more

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Can dizziness/lightheadedness be caused by hypothyroidism?

Can dizziness/lightheadedness be caused by hypothyroidism?

Not usually: Dizziness/lightheadedness is very non-specific and can be seen in almost any disease and can be just be the manifestation of benign positional vertigo. Hypothyroidism normally doesn't present with that. ...Read more

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Can anemia be caused by a viral infection?

Can anemia be caused by a viral infection?

Yes viruses can : There are some viruses that stop blood production. Other viruses trigger an immune response that causes red cell destruction. ...Read more

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Can tiredness be caused by poor digestion?

Can tiredness be caused by poor digestion?

Fatigue can be: Caused by many things, only one of which is poor digestion. Diet, blood sugar, hormones, stress, are also potential factors. Please see your doc for an exam and if digestion is an issue he/she can help. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can decreased peripheral vision be caused by hypothyroidism?

Can decreased peripheral vision be caused by hypothyroidism?

Not usually: I would look for other potential causes and see a good eye doctor first before attributing it to hypothyroidism. ...Read more

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Can nystagmus be caused by conversion disorder?

Can nystagmus be caused by conversion disorder?

OptokineticNystagmus: can help the doctor differentiate complaints related to physical causes from those that are conversion symptoms. This is to confirming that from a physiologic standpoint, the visual pathways are intact. ...Read more

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Can Dyspnea be caused by allergies?

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Can Dyspnea be caused by allergies?

Dyspnoea: Allergies can cause dyspnoea if a person gets a severe allergic reaction called anaphylaxis. Some times allergies may precipitate Asthma and cause dyspnoea . people may need to contact the family doctor is they are not sure about the cause for their dyspnoea as some of the sinister medical condition can present with dyspnoea. ...Read more

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Can diarrhea be caused by nerves?

Can diarrhea be caused by nerves?

Yes: Diarrhea can be caused by a condition of being nervous, but it quickly disappears after the nervousness is gone. ...Read more

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Can premature graying be caused by a copper deficiency?

Can  premature graying be caused by  a copper deficiency?

Reportedly yes: Graying of hair is related to genetic predisposition. Age of initial graying is largely a matter of genetics. However stressors: nutritional deficiencies, chemotherapy, traumatic head injuries, low vitamin B levels, zinc deficiency, severe illness, surgery & marked emotional stress may impact earlier depigmentation in people who are already predisposed to gray hair. Aging is a significant factor. ...Read more

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Can unexplained fatigue be caused by hashimoto's thyroiditis?

Can unexplained fatigue be caused by hashimoto's thyroiditis?

It can be: Yes it can be a symptom of hashimoto thyroiditis. ...Read more

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Can depression be caused by undiagnosed hormone imbalance?

Can depression be caused by undiagnosed hormone imbalance?

Depression: Possible, especially around end of menstrual cycles, is if female with hormone changes related to illness involving reproductive organs. ...Read more

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Can fatigue be caused by pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia?

Can fatigue be caused by pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia?

Yes: I strongly recommend that if you or a family member have this that you follow-up with your doctor. This is an infection often associated with other more significant diseases for which testing may be necessary. You likely also need treatment for the infection itself. Fatigue can be related to the infection, but may be more related to associated diseases. Talk to your doctor! ...Read more

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Is heart disease caused by a parasite?

Is heart disease caused by a parasite?

Chagas' disease : Which is more endemic to south america. ...Read more

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