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Best treatment for lupus anemia?

Best treatment for lupus anemia?

Control the SLE: The best therapy is to control the inflammatory process caused by lupus. ...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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What medications treat aplastic anemia?

Many: Immune suppression with drugs like steroids, cyclosporine, and anti-thymocyte globulin (horse). Bone marrow transplantation is another important type of treatment for aplastic anemia in young people. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for sickle cell anemia?

Fluids, pain meds: Acutely, give IV fluids and pain medication. Long term patient may need hydroxyurea, bone marrow transplant. Watch high altitudes. This is why the one of the pittsburgh steelers cannot play in denver any longer because of the low o2 tension at such a high altitude. Exchange transfusion is another method of treatment. ...Read more

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What is a good treatment for aplastic anemia without bone marrow transplant?

What is a good treatment for aplastic anemia without bone marrow transplant?

Depends on the cause: Some immune suppressants can be used if the cause is an autoimmune disorder, removal from exposure to chemicals might suffice, of course blood and platelets transfusions help momentarily, but the final decision rests on many factors and the judgement of the treating team including the patient's preference after education on all risks, benefits and alternatives, good luck ...Read more

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What is the treatment for hypochromic microcytic anemia?

What is the treatment for hypochromic microcytic anemia?

Usually iron: There are multiple causes of hypochromic microcytic anemia, iron deficiency is the commonest cause and it is treated with oral or intravenous iron supplements. Anemia of chronic disease and thalassemia require different approaches. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for pernicious anemia?

What is the best treatment for pernicious anemia?

Vitamin B12: True pernicious anemia is due to a lack of absorption of vitamin b 12 from your gastrointestinal tract.The treatment would be vitamin B12 injections given by your doctor.Sometimes large doses of oral vitamin b12, 1 to 2 mg daily can also help replenish your levels of vitamin b12.Your doctor can help decide which approach is best for you. ...Read more

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How is 'pernicious anemia' treated?

How is 'pernicious anemia' treated?

With B12!: Taken by injection, or with 2500 mcg oral B12. Can be associated with iron deficiency of gastric acid production is reduced! ...Read more

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How are aplastic and hemolytic anemia differentiated?

How are aplastic and hemolytic anemia differentiated?

See below: Aplastic anemia is when the bone marrow stops producing blood cells. Hemolytic anemia is when red blood cells are being destroyed outside of the bone marrow. ...Read more

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Can aplastic anemia be cured?

Can aplastic anemia be cured?

Possible: Aplastic anemia can be treated with immunosuppressive medications with resolution in a significant percentage of patients. Younger patients can be successfully treated with donor bone marrow transplants. ...Read more

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What are your treatment options for sickle cell anemia?

What are your treatment options for sickle cell anemia?

Follow up: Close follow up by hematology doctor ,hydration ,folic acid 1 mg/day ,treatment for pain and pain crises,yearly ophthalmology to detect early retinal disease ...Read more

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What is the treatment for sickle cell anemia?

What is the treatment for sickle cell anemia?

Chronic: Treatment focus is on maintaining hemoglobin levels, preventing "sickle crises", and preventing complications. Depending on blood levels and frequency of sickle crises an outpatient program of blood transfusions will be set up by the hematologist. Preventing complications such as strokes, pneumonias, etc. Is a goal. Hydrea (hydroxyurea) use can help in reducing crises. Some pts can get bone marrow transplants. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for iron deficiency anemia?

Iron supplements: iron supplements (either through pills, intravenous or by increasing dietary intake of iron). However reason for iron deficiency anemia should be investigated and treated accordingly ...Read more

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Could aplastic anemia be treated with Ayurvedic medicine?

Could aplastic anemia be treated with Ayurvedic medicine?

Adjunct only: Aplastic anemia is lethal unless an effective treatment can be found. Ayurvedic treatment won't save your life but you may find some remedies contribute to your comfort during what is likey to be a challenging course of treatment. ...Read more

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Can any doc tell me what's the best treatment for aplastic anemia without bone marrow transplant?

Aplastic anemia: For severe aplastic anemia the main therapies are bone marrow/stem cell transplants or immunosuppressive medications along with transfusion support as needed. Typically medications such as cyclosporine and anti-thymocyte globulin are used to treat this disorder. Stem cell transplants are also used and can cure the aplastic anemia. The choice of therapy is based on many factors. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for sickle cell crisis?

What is the best treatment for sickle cell crisis?

Complex: Oxygen and fluids are traditionally given, and pain meds for symptom control. Infection, infarction, and other stresses may trigger a crisis. Hydroxyurea is used on a on-going basis during and between crises/. ...Read more

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Can you please suggest treatment of sickle cell anemia?

No single treatment: Comprehensive sickle cell care at any age increases life expectancy of patients with sickle cell anemia. Children form birth to 5 years of age should receive penicillin prophylaxis. Children should receive immunizations on time. Newer data suggest that most sickle cell patients, including young children, benefit from hydroxyurea. Allogeneic stem cell transplantation is potentially curative. ...Read more

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What is the currently the best treatment for sickle cell anemia acute chest syndrome?

Hospitalization: Acute chest syndrome(acs) in sickle cell disease is a very serious complication and can be fatal. Generally, acs will require hospitalization of the patient and a long period of observation with supportive care. The best treatments are prompt diagnosis and recognition, IV hydration, broad spectrum antiobitics, oxygen, if necessary an exchange or simple transfusion. ...Read more

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What is the best test to differentiate iron deficiency anemia from anemia of chronic disease?

What is the best test to differentiate iron deficiency anemia from anemia of chronic disease?

Ferritin: Ferritin measures the amount of iron storage in the body and usually is really low in iron deficiency anemia, contrary to anemia of chronic disease that usually shows a normal ferritin level. There are other parameters to take into account off course but this one is one of the best to differentiate. ...Read more

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Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
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Anemia, Aplastic (Definition)

Complete lack of blood cell reproduction. ...Read more