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Can you get blood clots from having pernicious anemia?

Can you get blood clots from having pernicious anemia?

Rarely.: Pernicious anemia by itself does not cause blood clots, but some patients with pernicious anemia are at risk for developing cancer. Cancer definitely increases your risk of blood clots. ...Read more

Blood Clot (Definition)

A blood clot or thrombus is the final step of the coagulation cascade. It is a good thing when your body is trying to stop blood loss, however a blood clot can form in the veins after prolonged periods of immobility. This type of like ...Read more


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Can you have symtoms of pernicious anemia with a high bB12 blood count? I do not take supplements.

How high?: Your blood B12 level is above 250 and your hemoglobin is above 12.0 gm, you need not worry about pernicious anemia.
You may consult this site for info:
https://medlineplus. Gov/ency/article/003705.htm ...Read more

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If someone has pernicious anemia would they have a low red blood count?

Yes: Macrocytic anemia due to low levels of B12. If treated with injections of B12 the red count can return to normal. ...Read more

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Is there a specific blood test to diagnose pernicious anemia? I have a family history. My doctor told me I have borderline B12 deficiency.

Is there a specific blood test to diagnose pernicious anemia? I have a family history. My doctor told me I have borderline B12 deficiency.

Pernicious anemia: Yes your doctor can run a battery of tests including a cbc, peripheral blood smear, a serum b 12 level, and a reticulocyte count. These usually will help to diagnose the condition. Sometimes methylmalonic acid and homocysteine levels will be drawn to help with the diagnosis. ...Read more

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My blood test confirmed my B12 level was low at 178, is that just a deficiency or considered pernicious anemia? I also have iron deficiency anemia.

My blood test confirmed my B12 level was low at 178, is that just a deficiency or considered pernicious anemia? I also have iron deficiency anemia.

Please do what: Your doc asks you to do. Your B 12 is low. Sublingual tablets of B 12 that melt under the tongue are much better than swallowing B 12 because that has to go through the GI tract and you absorb much less. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can neurobion injections per week for long time cause coagulation and creating blood clots and also death? I don't have anemia but I feel low bp

Can neurobion injections per week for long time cause coagulation and creating blood clots and also death? I don't have anemia but I feel low bp

No, it is pretty saf: I do not know of any serious harm from neurobion. But I doubt that it will do you any good. So stay away from such unproven medicines. There is no medical condition called low BP in a otherwise healthy person. ...Read more

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I'm a 16 year old. I have been having heavy and irregular periods with blood clots and bad cramps. Could this be a sign of Anemia?

I'm a 16 year old. I have been having heavy and irregular periods with blood clots and bad cramps. Could this be a sign of Anemia?

A Cause: Anemia can be without symptoms, or you can have symptoms such as fatigue or rapid heart rate. Certainly heavy bleeding with blood clots can cause anemia. Check in with your doctor to see if this is the case. You could need iron supplementation. ...Read more

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I have sickle cell anemia and I notice my fingers are blue in some areas of my hand could I have blood clots somewhere in my arm or hands?

I have sickle cell anemia and I notice my fingers are blue in some areas of my hand could I have blood clots somewhere in my arm or hands?

Little clots.: There could very well be little clots that would normally supply the tips of your fingers with blood. Your Hematologist should opine about proper management. ...Read more

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Best way to get rid of pernicious anemia?

Vitamin B12: Go to your md or hematologist. Get started on vitamin B12 either by nasal inhalation (nascobal) or by injection. This shold be easy to treat. ...Read more

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Since having pernicious anemia I get drunk quicker?

Maybe a little.: If you have a significant anemia with low red blood cells I suppose you could feel a little more woozy with a smaller amount of alcohol, but unless you are pretty anemic I would not expect this to be a signifiant effect. ...Read more

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My mom gets pernicious anemia, so am I likely to get it later?

My mom gets pernicious anemia, so am I likely to get it later?

Pernicious Anemia: Pernicious anemia is not inheritated to my knowledge. It is usually caused by lack of the vitamins b 12 in diet (by vegetarians) or lack of intrinsic factors in autoimmune atrophic gastritis or in patients who had part of the stomach cut off for bariatric surgery (to reduce weight) or as surgical treatment for peptic or gastric ulcers (gastrostomy). ...Read more

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I have pernicious anemia & get monthly B12 injections. Okay to give in fat part of buttock? My hubby gives them to me. Okay to do twice a month?

Generally,: B12 injections are given intramuscularly on a monthly basis for pernicious anemia. If you are having difficulties administering the medication, and given that you are asking about the frequency of administration as well, seems to me you should see your dr. To address these concerns. While injections into fat are better than no injections, bioavailability is likely to be better with im injection. ...Read more

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Is there a medication that can completely get ride of the pins and needles sensation on my feet do to pernicious anemia?

Pernicious Anemia: Is the result of a of B12 insufficiency. In today's age there are more reasons that people can get this, including gastric bypass. B12 is needed for proper nerve function and this must be replaced. Some permanent damage of the nerve fibers may be irreversible. ...Read more

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Is venofer infusion safe for treating anemia when you are 34 weeks pregnant and on asprin for preclmpsia risk? Does it cause blood clots?

Is venofer infusion safe for treating anemia when you are 34 weeks pregnant and on asprin for preclmpsia risk? Does it cause blood clots?

High-risk pg: You obviously are having a complicated pregnancy, How stressful! However, any treatments used are designed to be sure that you and your baby have the best possible chance. Do you trust you doctor? You can get a second opinion in your country or on Healthtap Concierge. Be sure you have adequate records uploaded for the OB doc to review and give you more detailed advice. ...Read more

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There has been vaginal discharge of blood clots and recently a semi hard brownish ball size of golf ball. Has sickle cell anemia. What could be causes?

There has been vaginal discharge of blood clots and recently a semi hard brownish ball size of golf ball. Has sickle cell anemia. What could be causes?

Vaginal bleeding: There are multiple options for heavy periods. Hormonal treatments such as birth control pills, Progesterone treatments and the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud are effective reversible treatments that will help many people. There is also a drug called Lysteda that contains no hormones which will help others.
Vaginal discharge should be tested for infections. ...Read more

Pernicious Anemia (Definition)

A decrease in red blood cells when the body can't ...Read more


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