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High Hemoglobin Treatment
What are the Newest treatments for intermediate to high risk MDS for a 70 years old man. He has RCMD. No blasts. Low hemoglobin & platelets?
Supportive care : Not sure about newest TX, but "Supportive care may be the most appropriate TX for older people...this group of people being unable to tolerate the stronger TX used for MDS. Supportive care does not aim to treat the disease but can help alleviate symptoms such as shortness of breath...bruising or bleeding." SEE http://www.leukaemia.org.au/blood-cancers/myelodysplastic-syndrome-mds/mds-rcmd ...Read more
Treatments dpend upo: Low blood can be due to either a leak in your body or a decrease in production activity. Think of the blood as the amount of water in a bath tub. The level of blood will decrease as you open the drain and while the faucet is shut down. For iron, low iron from frequent heavy cramps. Low B12 & folate (folic acid) due to poor nutrition. Go see your family doc regarding your concerns. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hb Ranier: Hello ~ see attached article. I would think this is quite rare and a/c to article has no clinical consequence and requires no treatment.If you are concerned schedule an appointment with a pediatric Heme-Onc specialist thanks http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC322364/ ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
W/u & phlebotomy: You should go to see a hematologist to get more work-up to find out the cause of your polycythemia and you definitely will need to get phlebotomy now. If this is a bone marrow problem- phlebotomy is the treatment. If this is caused by other conditions- like lung, kidney/liver problems, drugs etc- the treatment is to fix the underlying condition. Go to see a hematologist-or er if you have symptoms. ...Read more
You're anemic: There are dozens of common causes of anemia and the cause in your case must be found and addressed. Insist on a full explanation from your physician and if you are not satisfied, get a consult. I am less worried right now about a slightly low blood sugar, but if it's extreme or you feel ill, an explanation's required. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hemoglobin 23, hematocrit 69 in my child age 7.5. Going for phlebotomy for 2 weeks. Very slow progress. What is the treatment I am worried. Advice?
Polycythemia: Any condition that causes an increase in red blood cell production by the bone marrow will cause an elevated hematocrit. A serious form of this is called poylcythemia vera, other conditions include living in high altitudes, tumors, heart&lung problems, etc. Specific treatment depends on the underlying cause. Do you know the official diagnosis? A more specific answer can be provided if you do. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Uc flare. symptoms bleeding for about a year. 1 bm a day, less than a spoon blood. Hemoglobin 15. Is this loss too much? Starting treatment next week.
My friend mother is having very low hemoglobin the ratio is one.What is the immidiate treatment for this?
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