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Can a bleeding ulcer cause macrocytic hypochromic anemia?

Usually not. Because it causes and iron deficiency anemia, which is microcytic. You should be tested for other conditions, so see your doctor for details. Read more...

Can living with pets cause microcytic hypochromic anemia?

No. Microcytic hypochromic anemia is usually due to iron deficiency, and should be unrelated to living with pets. Read more...
I seriously doubt it. The most common reason for microcytic anemia in the us, overwhelmingly, is an fe deficiency state. This is easily tested for and treated. Frankly, because the tests are more costly than the treatment, and the odds are in favor of fe deficiency, most providers will simply try a course of fe and check impact. If fe deficiency, its important to figure out cause and correct it otherwise anemia recurs. Read more...

Can hypothyroidism be the cause of microcytic hypochromic anemia?

Not usually. Microcytic anemia is usually due to iron deficiency, rather than hypothyroidism. If associated with hypothyroidism, anemia is usually macrocytic (often secondary to pernicious anemia). Either way, an anemia deserves a thorough workup with your medical doctor, and treatment of your hypothyroidism. Best wishes! Read more...
Possibly... If hypothyroidism causes insufficient stomach acid, one theoretically could have poor digestion and malabsorption of vitamins and minerals including b vitamins and iron thus leading to anemia. Read more...

My mom's bl. Pict. Shows mod. Absolute neutropenia, mild abs. Lymphopenia, microcytic hypochromic anemia, the platelet count 's norm., what are the causes?

More info needed. The most common reason for microcytic hypochromic anemia is iron defieicncy. The most common cause of low neutrophil counts and lymphopoenia can be virally associated or antibody associated. Hopefully, she is seeing a hematologist. Depending on her blood counts, she may be at risk of infection. Please make sure she is being seen properly and that oncologic issues are ruled out as well-. Read more...

Can you be cured when you have hypochromic anemia?

Possibly. One of the most common causes of hypochromic anemia is iron deficiency. This can be treated with iron supplementation. Read more...
It depends. Treating anemia with medication and/or dietary supplements depends heavily on the type and cause of anemia. The most common cause of microcytic hypochromic anemia is iron deficiency; however, other causes do exist including lead intoxication and sideroblastic anemia, therefore it is of paramount importance to consult with your physician in order to establish the exact cause of your anemia. Read more...