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Doctor insights on: How To Cure Cooleys Anemia

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How long does it take to cure anemia?

How long does it take to cure anemia?

Depends: There are many different kinds of anemia, each of which have their own causes. You need to figure out what kind of anemia you have and what needs to be done to treat it. It could be that a simply nutritional supplement (iron, b12, thiamine) will be enough. It could be a more chronic problem that has no quick fix. If you're anemic for any reason, you need to see your doc right away. ...Read more

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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
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Anemia (Definition)

Anemia refers to any condition where there is a decrease in the red blood cells in the body. There are numerous causes of anemia but they can basically be broken down into 3 categories: decreased production of red blood cells increased destruction of red ...Read more


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How long does anemia take to be cured?

How long does anemia take to be cured?

It depends: It is very important to know what kind of anemia and what causes it. Iron deficiency is one of the main causes but there are others: vitamin b12/folate deficiency, chronic disease like infection or cancer, genetic conditions, certain medications, toxins, etc. Consulting with your doctor or a hematologist for proper testing and diagnosis is a must before starting any treatment. ...Read more

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Are there any permanent cures for anemia?

Are there any permanent cures for anemia?

It depends: It is very important to know what kind of anemia and what causes it. Iron deficiency is one of the main causes but there are others: vitamin b12/folate deficiency, chronic disease like infection or cancer, genetic conditions, certain medications, toxins, etc. Consulting with your doctor or a hematologist for proper testing and diagnosis is a must before starting any treatment. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for anemia?

Depends on the cause: Anemia is a low red blood cell (rbc) count; this can also be defined by a low hemoglobin level, which is the protein that carries oxygen in the rbc. Anemia is either due to decreased production of rbcs (ie dietary) or increased destruction/loss (ie bleeding). Many of these causes are treatable/curable, but require diagnosis first. ...Read more

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Have you ever heard of cooleys anemia? Any cure or treatment?

Cooleys anemia is...: Aka beta thalassemia major. It stems from the inheritance in an offspring of two abnormal copies of the beta globin gene. Beta globins (2 of them) partner with two Alpha globins, each with a heme prup, to form hemoglobin, the oxygen carrying pigment protein in hemoglobin. If you are deficient in beta globin, you accumulate Alpha globin that can damage red cells. Pts need frequent transfusions. ...Read more

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How can you cure sideroblastic anemia?

How can you cure sideroblastic anemia?

Depends: There are various treatment options available including vitamin replacements (pyridoxine, folate), transfusions, toxin chelation, etc. In cases associated with myleodysplasia or leukeami a bone marrow transplant can be potentially curable. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed witq viral maningitis and anemia in 2012. Now im starting to have similar symptoms, could it be it again and can they be cured?

More info needed: Without a description of your symptoms, we can't determine the cause. Anemia is a condition that may or may not recur, depending on the cause. Viral meningitis is an inflammation of the covering of the spinal cord and is caused by infection. Recovery is usually complete, but another infection is possible. suggest you see a doctor, who can evaluate your symptoms. ...Read more

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Can aplastic anemia be cured?

Can aplastic anemia be cured?

Possible: Aplastic anemia can be treated with immunosuppressive medications with resolution in a significant percentage of patients. Younger patients can be successfully treated with donor bone marrow transplants. ...Read more

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Can pernicious anemia be cured?

Can pernicious anemia be cured?

Not usually.: Classical pernicious anemia is caused by auto-antibodies against intrinsic factor-producing parietal cells of the stomach. Treatment is lifelong vitamin B12 administration, which is safer than using immunosuppressive medications that could lead to severe infections. Other kinds of B12 deficiency can possibly cured depending on the cause. ...Read more

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How can I cure vertigo and anemia?

How can I cure vertigo and anemia?

Need more info: Really need to know more to answer your question, as the treatment of both conditions require knowledge of the cause of the vertigo and anemia, and treatment of the underlying cause. ...Read more