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Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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Blood Abnormalities (Overview)

Blood abnormalities are any unusual values noted on a routine blood test (complete blood count, or CBC). Blood abnormalities include anemia (too few red blood cells) or neutropenia (too few white blood cells).


Dr. Daniel Saurborn
49 doctors shared insights

Blood Abnormalities (Overview)

Blood abnormalities are any unusual values noted on a routine blood test (complete blood count, or CBC). Blood abnormalities include anemia (too few red blood cells) or neutropenia (too few white blood cells).


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What does it mean to have "blood vessel abnormalities" in the brain?

What does it mean to have "blood vessel abnormalities" in the brain?

Congenital: Variety of benign congenital brain vessel malformations, include venous angioma, small aneurysmal dilatations, arteriovenous malformations, even hemangiomas. But any of the above can cause great mischief under a variety of circumstances, so you need to discuss with your doctor what the findings truly mean for your future. ...Read more

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Managing High Blood Pressure (Checklist)

Monitor BP at home
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Have a regular follow up and work with your doctor
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Take your meds as instructed without fail
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What are two blood abnormalities of hemophiliacs?

What are two blood abnormalities of hemophiliacs?

Only one: Deficiency of factor viii that causes abnormal bleeding in patients with hemophilia a. Hemophilia b patients have a deficiency of factor ix. ...Read more

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Managing Low Blood Sugar (Checklist)

Avoid skipping meals
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Eat protein-rich snacks every 2 hours
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Keep fruit with you at all times if you feel hypoglycemic
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What are blood abnormalities of hemophiliacs?

What are blood abnormalities of hemophiliacs?

Variable: Hemophiliacs can have a myriad of defects. There are numerous factors that allow the blood to clot. Loss of any single protein/factor can result in a specific type of hemophilia such as factor 8, or factor 9 deficiency. ...Read more

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What are two blood abnormalities of hemophiliacs?

Only one: Deficiency of factor viii that causes abnormal bleeding in patients with hemophilia a. Hemophilia b patients have a deficiency of factor ix. ...Read more

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Taking Blood Thinners (Checklist)

Take appropriate dose of anticoagulation medication
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Follow up with your treating physician
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What are two blood abnormalities from factor 8?

What are two blood abnormalities from factor 8?

I am not sure: I understand the question. Factor viii deficiency from birth is a form of hemophilia. It is also possible to develop an acquired inhibitor of factor viii which also is associated with life threatening bleeding. ...Read more