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What Tests Will My Doctor Perform To Determine If I Have Anemia
Laboratory testing: If you symptoms suggest anemia (fatigue, paleness, signs of obvious blood loss), then your doctor will have a blood sample testing for red cell count, iron concentration and related issues such as morphology of the cells to determine the amount of anemia and the possible cause. ...Read more
My doctor ordered a sickledex to confirm that I do have the trait. It's positive for the trait. No anemia, no symptoms. 42yo. More tests?
I'm 40 yrs.Old i've been bleeding with large clots went to see a doctor he took blood test and some clots samples he told me I have anemia a?
How do you test for anemia? My doctor told me my RBC count is a bit low. What tests need to be done to identify the various types of anemias?
Hard to: Answer in 400 characters. First question is was your doc talking rbcs count or hemoglobin ( hgb) or hematocrit ( hct). The evaluation of anemia includes indices of blood production, iron studies, vitamin levels and evidence for blood loss or destruction just to get started. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Anemia and thyroid test which i understand but also added a liver and kidney blood test. Why would doc order these tests?
Ask your doc: This question needs to be asked of the doctor who ordered the tests. Without specific clinical information, the question is impossible for me to answer. ...Read more
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