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Haemoglobin is not found in the urine of a healthy person but is in a person with hemolytic anemia, is this true?

It's not so simple. Everyone has a little bit of blood in the urine. A runner usually has mild hematuria from the mechanics of running with a full bladder. Further, someone who has hemolysis that's not intravascular (i.e., autoimmune hemolysis, spherocytosis) won't spill hemoglobin, and somone with mild ongoing hemolysis (sickle cell) with enough haptoglobin to trap the hemoglobin won't spill it either. Read more...

Can clozapine cause hemolytic anemia?

Clozapine. This is a powerful anti psychotic and is usually used when other type medications do not give the desired results. Monitoring of the blood count is needed to make sure it is not affecting the blood cells mainly the white count . It does not cause hemolytic anemic. Read more...

I was diagnosed with hemolytic anemia caused by malaria. Can it be cured?

Yes. Malaria symptoms show up a week to a few months after being infected by a mosquito bite. With treatment, the symptoms should go away in a couple of weeks. However, without treatment, and depending on the strain of malaria parasite, an infected person can have symptoms for a few years, up to a few decades. The person develops immunity over time, and his symptoms may decrease as the years go by. Read more...
Yes. Malaria causes hemolytic anemia because the malaria parasite invades and damages the red cells. Proper treatment of the malaria should stop the hemolytic anemia. Read more...

Can any herbs or vitamins cause hemolytic anemia? If so, which ones?

Herbs have been . Linked to cases of hemolysis. Green teas and other compounds have produced a variety of blood count issues -- usually destructive (like hemolysis) or underproduction. Vitamins not so much. Read more...
Yes. In g6pd deficiency, coq10 can cause hemolysis. There probably are more that either have not been identified or not reported. Read more...

Feels dizzy back of head. Example; sharp turn as passenger in car can cause feeling and can last hours. Worse lying down. Has minor Hemolytic anemia?

BPPV? Maybe benign paroxysmal postural vertigo. BPPV is very common, occuring sometimes in up to 5% of the population. It's most frequent in older persons but can occur at any age. Just as certain positions or movements can trigger it, positional procedures usually can reverse it quickly. Unrelated to anemia, hemolytic or other. Google BPPV for lots of websites; the Wikipedia article is pretty good. Read more...

Can hemolytic anemia cause low blood vol. Thereby causing autonomic dysfunction? Does body see hemolysis as trauma thereby triggering stress hormones?

Whoa. Hemolytic anemia won't affect blood volume but will affect oxygen carrying capacity. Further, if the cause is microangiopathy, lupus, malaria, or any of a variety of others, there may be a huge number of different problems. I'm glad you have an inquiring mind, but there's no need to invoke "stress hormones"; you'd do well to stop reading "pop" explanations if someone's actually seriously sick. Read more...

Mother had lupus and died suddenly of autoimmune hemolytic anemia that caused cardiogenic shock. Is that a lupus thing or do I need 2 worry. I have ra?

Not a concern. Rheumatoid arthritis is a strikingly different entity from systemic lupus and if you are sure this is what you have, you need to work hard managing this rather than lupus. Rheumatoid arthritis can cause modest hemolysis by hypersplenism but not the catastrophic autoimmune hemolysis sometimes seen in lupus. Read more...
Lupus. Autoimmune hemolytic anemia can be part of lupus. You so not have to worry about aha if you have RA however. Read more...