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How Bad Is Anemia
What is congenital anemia? What causes it? How is it treated and what's the prognosis for recovery? Thanks!
Incompete data: Congenital=present at birth,anemia=low blood cell count. This could be something as simple as not getting enough blood back from the placenta during delivery, a condition where the blood is not being made or a condition where the blood is breaking down at an excessive rate. The label is ambiguous & does not give a clue what has happened.Treatment and prognosis vary with the cause.Confer with doc ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Anemia is a RBC mass: Outside the normative values for age and sex. Typically, hematocrit (hct) for a woman is lower than for a man of the same age. For both boys and girls, after the physiologic nadir (occurs approximately 4-6 weeks of age) hcit rises toward adult levels steadily with age. Hct is determined by cbc, which also provides indices of red cell size and hemoglobin concentration. Treatment depends on cause. ...Read more
What is this problem about clotting of blood due to deficiency of protein how curable is it and how serious is it???
Strep: Nutritionally deficient streptococci may be a frequent causes of endocarditis and bacteremia in humans. Growth in standard laboratory media depends upon adding metabolites, including cysteine, thiol compounds, and activated forms of vitamin b6 (pyridoxal and pyridoxamine). The problem is more in growing the bug than in treating it, since in some ways it may be more susceptible to penicillin. ...Read more
It is a deformity of: The spine & are several types or categories with it appearing that the spine is curved &/or twisted. The categories are defined by the causes &/or age of onset. The typical one in teenage years is idiopathic scoliosis. This is assessed by seeing your physician. Causes can be tumor, a neurologic syndrome , an orthopedic syndrome, a congenital type or idiopathic which is multifactoral. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If your anemia deficiency anemia what does that mean? What is going wrong and how can you improve? Can anemia deficiency cause death?
I : I think you might be referring to iron deficiency anemia. It is common. Because the body doesnâ€™t have enough iron, it canâ€™t make enough hemoglobin. The hemoglobin carries oxygen in the blood cells. Talk to your doctor about eating foods that are rich in iron and about iron supplementation. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
None: There is no way to "cure" diabetes, only control it and prevent it's complications. With type 2 diabetes, however, significant weight loss or gastric bypass surgery and remove evidences of abnormal glucose, but the diabetes is still there, waiting to worsen later in life depending upon the circumstances. ...Read more
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