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Causes Of Anemia In Women Over 50
Low blood count is also known as Anemia. Anemia is a condition in which the body has a decreased amount of healthy red blood cells, which normally provide oxygen to body tissues. Common causes may include certain medications, chronic diseases such as cancer, a poor ...Read more
Can my low iron anemia cause my period not to come? Or to delay? Can my period be affected? Does anemia affect fertile in women?
No: Anemia does not stop a period, the period makes anemia worse, anemia does not cause infertility. Irregular cycles can be heavier and cause anemia, considering the pill will help the anemia, and you need your blood in pregnancy, you may ovulate more regularly the if you take the pill a few months and stop. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blood loss: Blood loss from the gastro intestinal tract is the most common cause. This could be due to gastritis, ulcer, hemorrhoids, diverticuli, or tumor. Nutritional deficiencies can lead to anemia as well. Cancer of the blood is another concern. Seek medical attention promptly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Iron deficiency...: The most common cause in your age group would be iron deficiency anemia. This could be caused by both diet and if you have somewhat heavy periods. Trying to increase your iron intake (red meats, green leafy vegetables) could help. Vitamin c also helps with iron absorption. You may need iron pills (more than multivitamins) for a while to replete your body (diet is sometimes not enough). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possible causes of long-term (1O+ mo) lymphocytosis in 25yo female with iron-deficient anemia, but otherwise healthy?
Celiac Disease: One condition that could lead to reactive lymphocytosis (assuming normal flow cytometry) and iron deficient anemia is Celiac Disease. Lymphomas, specifically Hodgkisn can also cause this picture. ...Read more
Can female patter baldness be caused by low iron/anemia and severe stress? or is it only genetics
Stree/illness: and genetics can all play a role. ...Read more
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