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Are you familiar with autoimmune hemolytic anemia? How to people get it?

It's complicated. Short answer- the immune system comes to believe that your red cells are not yours and need to be removed from your body. It does this by making antibodies against the red cells and thus shortens their life-span. This results in anemia and symptoms such as tiredness, fatigue and sometimes jaundice. Aiha is not contagious. Read more...
Many causes. Certain drugs, certain infections. Also autoimmune diseases (lupus, rheumatoid). Also certain malignancies (leukemia, lymphoma). Can also be common after stem cell transplants. Read more...

If a girl having autoimmune hemolytic anemia n on steroids n azathioprin what she should do to get pregnant n have healthy baby?

Hi risk pregnancy. Both drugs you are on are risky with pregnancy, you need to work closely with your hematologist and your obstetrician if you get pregnant to select drugs that better suit your condition and tell you the right time for conception, wish you wellness. Read more...
Avoid pregnancy. You should avoid pregnancy until after this process/treatment is over. The early embryonic phase of pregnancy is quite sensitive to the toxic effects and pregnancy loss or fetal injury would be quite possible. Read more...