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What happens if your anemia dosent go away?

What happens if your anemia dosent go away?

Evaluate cause: Anemia simply means that there are not enough red blood cells. There are many causes for this. It may be that the correct cause has not been found, and that you have not yet had appropriate treatment yet. ...Read more

Dr. Steven Ginsberg
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Anemia (Definition)

Any condition where there is a decrease in the red blood ...Read more


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What symptoms happen if your anemia doesn't go away?

What symptoms happen if your anemia doesn't go away?

Anemia: If the anemia is mile, you might not have any symptoms. If the anemia is more severe you would probably experience shortness of breath or fatigue. The only way to know if anemia has gone away is to repeat a blood test. ...Read more

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How long does it take for anemia to go away?

How long does it take for anemia to go away?

Depends: On the type of anemia. Of it's from iron deficiency then if you take iron supplements it should start improving within a few weeks. There are other causes of anemia that don't improve right away, and need special treatment and sometimes need treatment of an underlying illness of there is one. ...Read more

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I'm just wondering, if you have anemia can it go away?

I'm just wondering, if you have anemia can it go away?

It depends upon...: The cause and severity of anemia. There are many causes of anemia. Some are acquired and some constitutional. While an anemia can theoretically always be corrected by transfusion this may not be needed or even advisable. For acquired anemias, it's important to determine the cause and correct it. Doing so should let the anemia correct naturally over time. Work with your doc to address these issues. ...Read more

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If anemia is treated, would the greys on schlera go away?

If anemia is treated, would the greys on schlera go away?

Not related: Grayish color patterns on the sclera (white of the eye) are generally due to thinner spots where color from the underlying layer (the dark uvea) is more exposed. Do treat any anemia of the blood, but that will generally not have effect on the sclera. ...Read more

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If an obese person loses weight, will his anemia go away?

Generally not: Although weight loss will help many, many potential medical problems, anemia needs a complete work-up and specific treatment dedicated to eliminating the cause and treating the deficiencies. ...Read more

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Does anemia after a miscarriage go away?

Should: Should improve with time if you tahe iron, and there is no persistent bleeding or other cause of anemia. ...Read more

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After starting iron therapy of 325 mg twice a day for iron deficient anemia, how long will it take for the symptoms of anemia to go away?

Depends: What is hemoglobin level? Do you have continuing bleeding disorder? It usually takes a couple of week for the effects of iron replacement to be apparent, if there is no ongoing blood loss. See this site for more info.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/iron-deficiency-anemia/ds00323. ...Read more

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Is iron-deficient anemia curable or just treatable? Once a patient is diagnosed with it, can they be un-diagnosed? Can it go away for good? Yes or no?

Is iron-deficient anemia curable or just treatable? Once a patient is diagnosed with it, can they be un-diagnosed? Can it go away for good? Yes or no?

Find the cause: Once the cause (heavy monthly loss, bleeding ulcer, cancer, ill-advised vegetarianism, hookworm, others) is identified and addressed, replacing the iron solves the problem. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for iron deficiency anemia to go away?

How long is it supposed to it take for iron deficiency anemia to go away?

Can take months: Depends on if you are able to replace your iron and that the diagnosis was correct in the first place. ...Read more

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Anemia and vitamin d deficienct won't go away with prescriptions what's the next step?

Anemia and vitamin d deficienct won't go away with prescriptions what's the next step?

Speak with your doc: I assume you have have been diagnosed as having iron and vitamin d deficiency?

It is possible you are not properly absorbing the supplements you are taking. Rarely, celiac disease can present like this.

Speak to your doctor about possible causes of your anemia. ...Read more

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How long will it take for my symptoms of anemia (headache and dizziness) to go away? My anemia was caused by blood loss from a miscarriage and surger

How long will it take for my symptoms of anemia (headache and dizziness) to go away? My anemia was caused by blood loss from a miscarriage and surger

90 days +: It takes 90 days for the body to manufacture one mature red blood cell from the bone marrow and get it into circulation. If your blood loss was very severe, it may take longer and oral daily iron supplementation is essential. ...Read more

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Consistent low grade fever for over 2 weeks. Pcos, anemia, anxiety, deppprision, tooth abcess, acne under my chin that won't go away. Been on clindmaycin?

Consistent low grade fever for over 2 weeks. Pcos, anemia, anxiety, deppprision, tooth abcess, acne under my chin that won't go away. Been on clindmaycin?

Mix of problems: You have a mix of different problems here -- some which are chronic, and others which are more acute. Both need attention. Your low grade fever may well relate to your tooth abscess -- is a dentist treating you? Antibiotics alone without dental treatment will likely not eliminate the infection or the fever. The other issues can be addressed via your primary care physician and psychiatrist. ...Read more

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What will happen if my anemia goes untreated?

What will happen if my anemia goes untreated?

Address this, Anemia: Is an hematocrit outside the normative values for age and sex. Why the anemia is present is another matter, and requires investigation then correction. Failure to do so can have immediate and long term consequences. In the near term, you will likely tire easily, have headaches and difficulty staying on task. In the long term, anemia makes heart work harder than needed and can impair congnition. ...Read more

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What would happen if anemia goes untreated for 6 months?

It depends on...: Mild anemia may cause no symptoms so if untreated it would not have any particular consequences.
More severe anemia may include fatigue, weakness, shortness of breath, fast heart rate, headache, cognitive problems etc. So if it goes untreated you would suffer with those symptoms until corrected. But this should not affect your ability to respond to proper treatment. ...Read more

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What will happen if my anemia is untreated?

Will get worse: If anemia is untreated it will get worse and will give you more symptoms. Symptoms will depend of the severity of the anemia and the cause of the anemia. Fatigue, lack of energy, dizziness, shortness of breath, chets discomfort on exertion, etc are the most common problems. Certain cause of anemia-like vit B12 deficiency can cause memory problem, lack of concentration, etc that can be irreversible. ...Read more

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What to do about my 3 yr olds on going anemia?

Ask his pediatrician: Speak with the child's pediatrician and permit that doctor to establish the cause and start effective treatment. ...Read more

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How will anemia affect my health going forward?

Depends on cause: Anemia is low blood count and may be mild or serious. Either you body does not produce enough red cells (blood cell cancer, uremia, chemotherapy, low iron, malnutrition) or you are actively bleeding (ulcers, trauma, GI malignancy, gu malignancy) or you are destroying your cells (inherited, splenic overactivity). Your hematologist needs to sort this out. If the cause is gone, you can do well. ...Read more

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What will happen if my anemia is left untreated?

Depends: What is the cause of your anemia? This is the most important question. And how severe is your anemia? Is it progressively worsening? If your anemia is mild and due to iron deficiency related to menstrual bleeding, then you may not have much problem. But if your anemia is severe, and due to kidney problem, bone marrow problem, GI bleeding or cancer, it can be life threatening! ...Read more

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What will happen to people with the worst case of anemia?

Depends on type: There are many causes for anemia (low red blood count) most of them, if diagnosed and treated properly, should walk out of the hospital. Some times the anemia is due to a malignancy such as leukemia or lymphoma. Prognosis depends on the underlying disease. ...Read more

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What happens if you die from anemia how long would it take?

Fast or slow: It all depends (as with everything!)

Ultimately one would die from lack of oxygen transport to the tissues of the body. If this comes in the form of a heart attack, it could be fast with a relatively-high hemoglobin (perhaps even 8 if you had severe heart disease). On the other hand, if anemia declines slowly over long time in young person, I have seen Hb of 3. ...Read more

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Please tell me what will happen if my anemia is left untreated?

Please tell me what will happen if my anemia is left untreated?

Not recommended: Anemia needs to be properly diagnosed in terms of subtype and what causes it. After adequate diagnostic workup by a qualified physician, appropriate treatment should be started. If left untreated, anemia may become worse and lead to various complications. Also, since anemia is frequently caused by an underlying condition, not treating that condition can have additional complications. ...Read more

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I'm curious what could happen to people with the worst case of anemia?

I'm curious what could happen to people with the worst case of anemia?

You already know: Death from anemia still happens when people have heavy bleeding, massive hemolysis, or cannot make blood cells and for whatever reason cannot be transfused. It is accompanied by severe shortness of breath, swelling from high-output congestive heart failure, and is a miserable way to go. If you are sick and are considering noncompliance with treatment, please reconsider. ...Read more

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No matter what I do, will I get better from my anemia or what could happen?

Find the cause: You need to insist that your physician explain why you are anemic, or how the workup will proceed. Every general physician knows how to conduct an anemia workup. You have a right to full disclosure here. There are hundreds of different causes, and you have a total right to know which is making you anemic and what can be done. ...Read more

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Am I going to get anemia after I have my baby? I hated taking my prenatals.

Am I going to get anemia after I have my baby? I hated taking my prenatals.

Anemia & Pregnancy: The growing fetus requires all the nutrients, vitamins and minerals for normal growth and development inside the womb. You as the mother are the only source of these life-giving and nurturing substances. As such, the fetus acts like a parasite and may deplete you of iron, folate, (folic acid) etc. Important in the making of blood leading to anemia. You owe it to yourself and your baby to take your vitamins! ...Read more

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Should I go tot the hospital if I have anemia and im not feeling better?

Anemia: I would go to your physician first and do tests with him or her before heading to the hospital ...Read more

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Could iron defiency and anemia make me feel like I'm going to faint?

Near syncope: Can be from many things. See a doctor. Are you saying you have a doctor who says you have iron deficiency anemia? ...Read more

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What is the type of anemia that is hereditary and causes your hair to go grey?

What is the type of anemia that is hereditary and causes your hair to go grey?

Pernicious anemia: Patients with penicious anemia (pa) produce antibodies against the parietal cells of the stomach which produce intrinsic factor which is necessary for absorbing vtiamin B12 and when virtamin B12 can't be absorbed red blood cell production is decreased, causing anemia. Pa runs in families and is assoicated with premature graying and blue eyes. ...Read more

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What is anemia?

What is anemia?

Anemia: A low red blood cell count. Many potential causes that need investigation. ...Read more