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What does it mean when your body does not make blood ?

What does it mean when your body does not make  blood ?

Myelodysplasia: Myelodysplastic syndrome (mds) is a disease that is associated with decreased production of blood cells. Blood cells are produced in the bone marrow, and the blood cells of people with mds do not mature normally. There are three major types of blood cells—red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets. Patients with mds can have decreased production of one, two, or all three types of blood cells. ...Read more

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How i can find out if my body has normal blood i mean quality?

How i can find out if my body has normal blood i mean quality?

Lab Tests: Several simple blood tests can determine if your blood is of normal quantity and quality, and free of certain infections. You can have your clinician order these tests, or better yet, volunteer to donate blood and they will perform these tests before using your blood on patients. ...Read more

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Can less blood means less hormones in the body?

Can less blood means less hormones in the body?

No: Less blood (anemia) is due to fewer blood cells. It is unrelated to hormone production. However, some hormone problems (low thyroid, low testosterone) can cause anemia. ...Read more

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Are there any tests to find out if blood is carrying oxygen to your body specifically your skin properly? I mean oxygenated blood and circulation.

Sores: Inadequate blood supply to skin results in sores where the tissue dies from inadequate blood supply. This can be seen in patients with severe raynaud's phenomenon (fingers or toes turn completely white for periods of time then red when blood rushes back in). If you have unexplained sores (not from an injury), then see a dermatologist.If affecting only fingers and/or toes, see a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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I read on my baby bump app that now the baby's blood cells are just forming, so does that mean that he just started have blood flowing thru his body?

I read on my baby bump app that now the baby's blood cells are just forming, so does that mean that he just started have blood flowing thru his body?

If your: "baby bump app" can't adequately answer that question then let me refer you to this website which sill answer some basic questions which may still be concerning you. You didn't give enough information about your stage of pregnancy to offer any real useful advice so hopefully this will: http://www.Webmd.Com/baby/ss/slideshow-fetal-development. ...Read more

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Does anti bodies in blood mean you have an infection.

Does anti bodies in blood mean you have an infection.

Not Necessarily: Antibodies in your blood means that you have been exposed to whatever the antibodies are against. It may be a current infection or one that you have had, been vaccinated for, or allergens that you have been exposed to. ...Read more

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Does low platelets mean that your blood does not clot well enough or body not producing enough of something?

Does low platelets mean that your blood does not clot well enough or body not producing enough of something?

Both: Low platelets will cause a tendency to bleeding. There are few causes for why they are low, one of them being your marrow not producing enough. Hope it helps. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have gastritis and low white blood count? I've always thought inflammation in the body means higher white cells counts...

Is it possible to have gastritis and low white blood count? I've always thought inflammation in the body means higher white cells counts...

Really not related: The two things may not be related. Also, the body reacts differently whether we have a viral illness (can have low white count) vs. A bacterial one (can have a higher count). Some inflammation in the body may not do anything to your white count. Please see your doctor if you are having any symptoms or worries. ...Read more