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Blood diseases, will this show up on a full work up of blood if I had it?

Blood diseases, will this show up on a full work up of blood if I had it?

Depends what ordered: The routine blood work may hint clues, but not necessarily. Always alway history and physical exam and other additional testing would help decide. ...Read more

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What kinds of blood diseases lead to confusion?

What kinds of blood diseases lead to confusion?

Many types: Sepsis which is an infection in your blood can definitely cause infection. Also lymphoma when it is very active and leukemia can cause confusion. Blood carries oxygen and glucose to the brain so it is quite important for clear thinking. ...Read more

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My boyfriend won't sleep with me until I get tested for any and all blood diseases. Is this necessary?

My boyfriend won't sleep with me until I get tested for any and all blood diseases. Is this necessary?

Not at all: Does he have phobias which might need to be addressed by psychologist or psychiatrist? Sexually transmitted diseases can be almost 100% prevented by use of a condom. Maybe time has come to consider finding a new bf. ...Read more

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What are the different types of auto-immune blood diseases?

What are the different types of auto-immune blood diseases?

At least 63: Antiphospholipid syndrome
autoimmune addison’s disease
autoimmune hemolytic anemia
autoimmune hepatitis
autoimmune inner ear disease
autoimmune lymphoproliferative  syndrome (alps)
autoimmune thrombocytopenic purpura (atp)
behcet’s disease
bullous pemphigoid
cardiomyopathy
celiac sprue-dermatitis
chronic fatigue syndrome immune deficiency syndrome (cfids)
and many more. ...Read more

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What blood diseases are related to a low platelet count?

What blood diseases are related to a low platelet count?

Lots...not all bad.: Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (itp).
Autoimmune diseases...Like lupus and rheumatoid arthritis.
Bacteria in the blood, and severe infections
viral infections.
Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (ttp).
Hemolytic uremic syndrome.
Medications. Heparin, quinidine, quinine, sulfa-containing antibiotics, anticonvulsants. ...Read more

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What are rare blood disorders?

What are rare blood disorders?

MANY: There are many rare blood disorders, too many to catalogue here. Aplastic anemia, hairy cell leukemia, are just 2. ...Read more

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Please tell me what a blood disorder is?

Please tell me what a blood disorder is?

Vague term!: It does not tell you anymore than saying that your blood is not entirely normal. The next thing to do is to find out what is wrong? And in which blood cells is there a disorder???? It can be in Red cells, white cells or in your platelets (3 main cell types found in our blood) ...Read more

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What is blood disorder and the symptoms?

What is blood disorder and the symptoms?

Many possible causes: Blood disorder refers to many conditions. In the blood we have red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets and all kinds of antibodies. A disorder could be to due any one of these being out of balance. Each one of them has dozens of potential abnormalities. Check with your doctor on exactly what disorder they are talking about. ...Read more

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How can rare blood disorders be treated?

How can rare blood disorders be treated?

See a hematologist: Without knowing the kind of rare blood disorder the general answer is to see a hematologist. ...Read more

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Describe the features of a blood disorder.?

Describe the features of a blood disorder.?

A general question: Blood consists of cells and fluid (plasma). Cells are of 3 general types: white blood cells (which fight infection), red blood cells (which carry oxygen), and platelets (which initiate blood clots). Plasma carries proteins, such as antibodies, and nutrients. A disturbance of any component of the above constitutes a blood disorder. Anemia is the commonest disorder with many causes. ...Read more

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What works to use to fight blood disorder?

What works to use to fight blood disorder?

Which one?: Please be more specific. There are dozens of blood disorders with different treatment. ...Read more

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What are common blood disorders and symptoms?

What are common blood disorders and symptoms?

Too broad a question: Hi nelis5. This is much too broad a question to answer in a forum such as this one. Can you elaborate? What specific question do you have and how can we help? ...Read more

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Can a blood disorder keep me from joining the military?

Can a blood disorder keep me from joining the military?

Possibly: "Current or history of coagulation defects (286) to include, but not limited to von Willebrand’s Disease (286.4), idiopathic thrombocytopenia (287), or Henoch-Schönlein Purpura (287.0), is disqualifying. Leukopenia. Current or history of diagnosis of any form of chronic or recurrent agranulocytosis and/or leukopenia (288.0) is disqualifying." ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: blood disorders?

Very involved: There are many types of blood cells: red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets, etc which can develop problems. In addition there are diseases of the bone marrow (where blood cells are made) such as leukemia, myelodysplasia, polycythemia vera, essential thrombocythemia, etc. All of these disparate disorders plus others unmentioned are considered blood disorders. ...Read more