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Will spinal hemangiomas lead to low blood count?

Will spinal hemangiomas lead to  low blood count?

Usually not: Hemangiomas are benign blood vessel tumors. Sometimes, if the tumors are quite large, blood platelets can get activated in these tumors and stick to the blood vessel walls. This can result in a low platelet count. Platelets are necessary for proper blood clotting. This problem is called kasabach merritt phenomenon and is actually quite rare. If it occurs, it could cause a bleening tendency. ...Read more

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Dr. James Sidman
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Hemangioma (Definition)

An hemangioma is a condition in which a person has an enlarged, abnormal growth of blood vessels on his skin and/or elsewhere inside his body. Large hemangiomas, multiple ones, or dangerously located ones can cause serious problems. Babies with small or few "strawberry" hemangiomas on the skin ...Read more


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I have all these symtoms memory lost , deppress, numbness, joint pain , low blood count, nausea speech problem and my lawyer told me that not lead poiso?

I have all these symtoms memory lost , deppress, numbness, joint pain , low blood count, nausea speech problem and my lawyer told me that not lead poiso?

Lawyer not doctor: Physicians are qualified and use labs to determine lead poisoning - if one has memory lost , deppress, numbness, joint pain , low blood count, nausea speech problem one shoudl be consulting with a physician and following up on recommedned labwork and consults. With symptoms like that, the least one should worry about is the opinion of the attorney - seek medical help. ...Read more

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Do low blood count cause you to past out?

Do low blood count cause you to past out?

Possible.: Anemia can make people lightheaded. Actually losing consciousness would be very unusual unless the anemia was severe and the person did something really strenuous. More common anemia symptoms are fatigue, feeling cold, mild headache, shortness of breath with exercise, lack of stamina, and generalized weakness. ...Read more

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Difference between low blood count and low blood sat?

Difference between low blood count and low blood sat?

Numbers vs function: Blood count is determined by the number of red blood cells in your blood stream, saturation usually referes to the amount of oxygen in your blood stream. This is determined by lung function, blood function, heart function just to name a few. ...Read more

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Can thyroid medication cause low blood count?

Can thyroid medication cause low blood count?

Possibly: Methimazole, used to treat overactive thyroid, has been reported to cause aplastic anemia, decreased production of some white blood cells and low platelet count. ...Read more

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How much alcohol can cause a low blood count?

How much alcohol can cause a low blood count?

Unclear question: Chronic use of alcohol can decrease blood count. Different people respond differently. If your blood count is low due to drinking, you are drinking way too much! ...Read more

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Dark clots every month. Do I have low blood count?

Dark clots every month. Do I have low blood count?

Amenorrhea: Cessation of menses for more than 2 months should be evaluated since hypothyroidism, excess weight changes and other hormonal imbalances may be at work affecting other parts of your body as well. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of low blood count wbc?

What are the symptoms of low blood count wbc?

Infection: Low WBC count, by itself has no symptoms. People with low WBC count are more susceptible to infections. ...Read more

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What vitamins can be taken to boost low blood count?

What vitamins can be taken to boost low blood count?

Causes: First you need to find the cause:gastric ulcer, colon polyp/ mass, malnutrition, alcohol abuse, etc. Iron supplements and Folic Acid could help, but unless you find the cause you will not see significant improvement without treatment. See physician. ...Read more

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Are the characteristics of a bruise caused by low blood count or something else?

Are the characteristics of a bruise caused by low blood count or something else?

Not sure what u mean: A bruise is just a subcutaneous collection of blood that has escaped the confines of the vascular space. It's appearance changes with local metabolism of hemoglobin. If you are referring to bruising in general, people with low platelet counts or deficiencies/dysfunction in some humoral clotting factors (eg., vwf, fibrinogen, etc.) are sensitive to bruising/bleeding from even minor trauma. ...Read more

Dr. Steven Ginsberg
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Anemia (Definition)

Anemia refers to any condition where there is a decrease in the red blood cells in the body. There are numerous causes of anemia but they can basically be broken down into 3 categories: decreased production of red blood cells increased destruction of red ...Read more


Dr. Thomas Ruma
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Blood Count (Definition)

Include the number of white blood cells (wbc), red blood cells (hgb or ...Read more