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What are the types of anemia?
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Dr. Richard Orr
Surgery - Oncology
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In brief: Different types
Bsically anemia means that you don't have enough red blood cells in your body.
Main reasons: 1) blood loss - may be subtle like menstrual periods, 2) destruction of blood cells (hemolytic anemias, - various diseases and some drugs 3) not making enough blood cells (bone marrow issues - can be caused by diseases of the marrow or many drugs - including chemotherapy.

In brief: Different types
Bsically anemia means that you don't have enough red blood cells in your body.
Main reasons: 1) blood loss - may be subtle like menstrual periods, 2) destruction of blood cells (hemolytic anemias, - various diseases and some drugs 3) not making enough blood cells (bone marrow issues - can be caused by diseases of the marrow or many drugs - including chemotherapy.
Dr. Richard Orr
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Dr. Michael Dugan
Internal Medicine - Hematology
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In brief: Many
Underproduction due to vitamin deficiencies or blood/chronic disease, destruction, bleeding and many more.

In brief: Many
Underproduction due to vitamin deficiencies or blood/chronic disease, destruction, bleeding and many more.
Dr. Michael Dugan
Dr. Michael Dugan
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