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Normocytic Normochromic Anemia
See below: Any type of anemia can have various complications if left untreated but it depends heavily on the type of anemia and its cause. Normocytic normochromic anemia is frequently associated with an underlying chronic disease and it is very important to diagnose this disease in order to know what the complications may be and how to treat them. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need more info: A mild normochromic, normocytic anemia will be diagnosed on the machine-generated counts with confirmation from the smear. It means you need a workup to find the cause, and that while things aren't severe yet in the blood, at your age it may well be the wakeup call for a treatable cancer. ...Read more
Evaluation: You need to have test to find the cause problem. ...Read more
Anemia: Anemia refers to your hemoglobin and hematocrit (packed cell volume) levels. Essentially these tell you whether or not you have enough red blood cells. Your red cells are normal in size (normocytic) and have a normal amount of hemoglobin (normochromic). Causes include aplastic, posthemorrhagic, and hemolytic anemias and anemia of chronic disease. Lymphopenia = decreased lymphocytes. ...Read more
What can cause normocytic normochromic anemia in a 2-year-old female with a history of poor growth for the past ~6 months and autism?
What does normocytic, normochromic anemia (hgb 11.5) w/increased rdw, retic and hgb F 7.1 mean in a 5 year old? I'm very concerned. Dr said not urgent
Not urgent means...: The doctor is saying, "Don't worry, it's not dangerous. I'll tell you if and when it's time to worry." Listen to the doctor (unless there is a valid reason not to listen to the doctor). Hgb is hemoglobin, and there are several types. If a child is growing and behaving fine, and already 5 years old, he likely has nothing urgent because he has lived happily with his hemoglobin type for 5 years. ...Read more
Patient with diabetic and having normocytic normochromic anemia with thrombocytopenia with legs swelling what is the cure?
Find cause: If the anemia is significant, it is likely that at least some of the foot swelling is due to high-output heart failure. There's often little to do for a diseased heart, but it is almost always possible to treat an anemia if the cause can be found. The thrombocytopenia may also be a clue. Physicians know how to do these workups. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What does "ESSENTIALLY NORMOCHROMIC NORMOCYTIC ANEMIA 1 + ROULEAUX" in blood smear analysis signify in layman's terms ?
Low hemoglobin: There should be more information in the report about your hemoglobin level and that would determine the level of concern. 1+ rouleaux per se is not an important finding. ...Read more
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