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Anemia Symptoms And Treatment
Low blood count is also known as Anemia. Anemia is a condition in which the body has a decreased amount of healthy red blood cells, which normally provide oxygen to body tissues. Common causes may include certain medications, chronic diseases such as cancer, a poor ...Read more
What are the symptoms of anemia? I was diagnoised with anemia, but i don't seem to notice any adverse effects, should I continue my treatment?
I started treatment for anemia after I went to the doctor. How long will it take for my symptoms to improve?
Iron low havin symptoms of anemia. Is 325 mg ferrous sulfate daily effec treatment for anemia. Makes me very sick & cant eat. Hw long to raise hemoglo?
Depends on the cause: The usual symptoms of anemia are fatigue, pale skin, dizziness with standing, shortness of breath with exertion or at rest. Chest pain can occur in people with heart disease. The treatment depends on the cause of the anemia. Anemia should be worked up by your physician or specialist to determine the cause and develop a treatment plan. ...Read more
Anemia: Treatment of anemia has to be directed to the cause of anemia- eg- iron treatment for iron deficiency, vit B12 for B12 deficiency, stop the bleeding and give either iron or blood transfusion-if bleeding is the cause of anemia etc. Fatigue is the most common symptom- also tiredness/lack of energy, shorness or breath, cramping leg and craving something unusualy are related to iron deficiency. See md. ...Read more
After starting iron therapy of 325 mg twice a day for iron deficient anemia, how long will it take for the symptoms of anemia to go away?
Depends: What is hemoglobin level? Do you have continuing bleeding disorder? It usually takes a couple of week for the effects of iron replacement to be apparent, if there is no ongoing blood loss. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/iron-deficiency-anemia/ds00323. ...Read more
Rx Underlying Cause: Anemia is defined as an abnormally low red blood cell (rbc)count. This may be due to decreased production of rbcs by the bone marrow, or increased destruction or loss (ie bleeding). The precise cause can be narrowed down by a formal exam and simple blood tests, sometimes supplemented by x-ray or endoscopy. Once the cause is identified, the anemia may be treated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What type of anemia?: Mild iron deficiency anemia is quite common in you females because of losing iron on a monthly basis. Otc iron supplements are quite cheap. Avoid carbonated beverages as this reduces iron absorption signifincantly other types of anemia are more complicated and treatment depends on specific type.. So, you should find which type you have..Check with your doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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