My friend, s baby was diagnosed with hemolytic anemia, and I am wondering what that is?

Blood destruction. Hemolytic anemia is anemia caused by blood cell destruction. Anemia can generally occur due to decreased red blood cell production or to increased red blood cell destruction. Both of these have many underlying causes.

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I believe that I have lupus but the doctors that I have seen are hesitant to diagnose it. I have auto immune hemolytic anemia and auto immune thrombocetapenia. What shouldi do?

Label not relevant . To treatment. The management of hemolytic anemia and thrombocytopenia would not change with or without the label of sle. Do you have a need to have this label? If you do, you should discuss that with your doctor. Hemolytic anemic and autoimmune thrombocytopenia can be part of sle but can occur as isolated entities as well. Read more...
Certainly autoimmune. The "naming" of the autoimmune condition you exhibit is less important than finding the root cause and reversing the syndrome's signs and symptoms. No matter what name you apply, the treatment is typically long term Prednisone use or drugs to shut off the immune system. Getting rid if the mediators that are causing autoimmunity is key. Usually these mediators come in through the gut. Read more...
Evans syndrome. What you are describing, autoimmune destruction of red blood cells and platelets, is known as evans syndrome. While there are some case reports of patients with evans syndrome being diagnosed lupus, the vast majority of patients with evans do not have lupus. That being said, a rheumatologist should be able to help you about your lupus concerns. Read more...
Treatment decisions. The real question is not "Do I have lupus?" but "How do I treat whatever this is?" There's no "magic bullet" for lupus and if it's not obvious, often the treatment is worse than the disease. The key is to manage your anemia to keep you able to function, and your thrombocytopenia to prevent serious bleeding. Decisions about administering immunosuppressants, IVIG, etc. are ahead. Be informed. 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...

I just got diagnosed with hemolytic anemia and I have been feeling sick for like 2 weeks now what should I cant keep anything down by mouth why is this?

Seek medical care. Anemia should not cause nausea and vomiting. Please seek medical care as soon as possible. There are many things that can cause nausea and vomiting but if you have been having this for two weeks you need to be seen as soon as possible. Read more...