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Blood Transfusion 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?
Anemia found on labs. Iron serum: 21 Iron Saturation: 4, Ferritin: 3. Very heavy periods, and hadn't been taking iron. Blood transfusion needed?
How do you FEEL?: I'm glad this was recognized in time. You'll need a transfusion only if you're seriously symptomatic and can't last long enough to have your stores rebuilt by supplements. Please comply. Your best source of iron is red meat. Iron in spinach is bound to an acid that makes it not absorbable and broccoli as a wonderful source of iron is a myth made up by vegetarians. Good luck and be discerning. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Might it happen that a caucasian develop sickle cell anemia after a blood transfusion from an afrimight it happen that amerimight it happen that donor?
No: You inherit sickle cell anemia from your parents, you can't "catch it" from a blood transfusion. By the way, sickle cell anemia is not confined to african-americans; it is found in many individuals from the middle east and other regions around the mediterranean sea. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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