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Blood Tranfusions And Severe Anemia
My grandpa is diagnosed of severe anemia and hes hospitalized now.been injcted of alternative for blood transfusion. Ur thoughts docs?Is ther a chance
I have just been diagnosed with cirrhosis of the liver and I have severe anemia where I just had a blood transfusion, will my liver heal or get worse?
Why do patients with severe anemia may be compromised if transfused with large quantities of long stored blood?
My grandpa just passd away due of severe anemia and complications on lungs.Hes jehovahs witness.He only took hematoepic alt for blood transf.If only..
See below: I am sorry for your loss. Your grandpa had his beliefs and those were more important to him that prolonging his life. He may have seen that as just prolonging illness/suffering. May be he could have seen it as providing companionship to his grand daughter. Wish you good health. ...Read more
Can you tell me if a patient with severe anemia of 3.5 hb count and bed ridden can't go to hospital can have blood transfusion at his home?
Difficult to do: Giving transfusion requires to have the procedure monitored closely as severe reactions,. There is also concerns about transporting blood products and having appropriate personnel to monitor. If the blood count is that low the patient needs to be evaluated to determine the cause of her anemia also ...Read more
Had recent trouble with severe anemia. Red blood cell count went down to a six. I ended up in the hospital getting transfused with three units of blood. Does sickle cell trait effect anemia?
Sickle cell trait...: Will not produce the anemia that you describe. You should work with your dr. To identify the cause and to correct it. I hope that you are feeling better after the care you received, and together with your dr you will get to the bottom of it. Good luck to you. Keep us posted. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Underlying cause ?: These are each signs of disease - need to find underlying cause to fix. High platelets and high WBC come from any kind of inflammation (infection, autoimmune, injury, etc), high potassium can be cellular damage or kidneys not working well. Anemia can be from internal or external bleeding, blood cells being destroyed, or inability to create enough new rbcs (nutritional or bone marrow problem). ...Read more
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