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What diseases cause the hemoglobin count to decrease?

What diseases cause the hemoglobin count to decrease?

Long answer: Common causes of anemia are iron and folate (folic acid) deficiency. In women, loss of blood through menstruation is a common cause. There is a long list of other causes. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/anemia/basics/causes/CON-20026209 ...Read more

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Toddlers hemoglobin is 10.9, should I be worried? Could it be low because she currently has 5ths disease? Could it be low due to something more seriou

Toddlers hemoglobin is 10.9, should I be worried? Could it be low because she currently has 5ths disease? Could it be low due to something more seriou

Don't panic: Many things, including current illnesses can influence blood counts. Along with the hemoglobin, the doctor is looking at other indices such as MCV, MCH, and MCHC to determine the what kind of anemia they are dealing with. Without knowing the actual age of your toddler - the hemoglobin is slightly low but not dangerously so. Discuss your child's dietary habits with your pediatrician. ...Read more

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What the heck is hemoglobin h disease really?

What the heck is hemoglobin h disease really?

Specific Anemia Type: Alpha-thallesemia is commonly called h-disease and it is a genetic disorder of blood cell production in which only a portion of the proteins (globin chains) is affected. The severity is determined by which chain is affected--generally there are 4 chains, conveniently name 1, 2, 3, 4. It not possible to explain having <100 characters left here. Check with your doc for more info. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the tests for hemoglobin h disease?

What are the tests for hemoglobin h disease?

See below: Please consult the followingt website: http://emedicine.Medscape.Com/article/955496-overview.

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What are the symptoms of hemoglobin h disease?

What are the symptoms of hemoglobin h disease?

See below: Please consult the followingt website: http://emedicine.Medscape.Com/article/955496-overview.

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Why is hemoglobin A1c high in addisons disease?

Why is hemoglobin A1c high in addisons disease?

Thanks for asking!: The risk of having type i diabetes increases in the presence of another autoimmune disease, such as addison's disease. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for hemoglobin h disease?

What is the treatment for hemoglobin h disease?

See below: Please consult the followingt website: http://emedicine.Medscape.Com/article/955496-overview.

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What is hemoglobin e disease?

What is hemoglobin e disease?

Beta thal variant: This is a mild genetic illness that affects the ability of red blood cells to make hemoglobin. The allele responsible has its origin in southeast asia. A one-dose carrier has no problems; a two-dose carrier may be mildly anemic. ...Read more

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What disease is caused by defective hemoglobin proteins?

What disease is caused by defective hemoglobin proteins?

Hemiglobinopathies: There are hundreds of these, from trivial to diseases that are so severe they kill before birth. ...Read more