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What causes anemia in the 2nd trimester of pregnancy?
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Dr. Jeffrey Gladd
Preventive Medicine
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In brief: Dilution
The increase in blood vessel fluid leads to a decreased concentration of blood cells.
Also, iron deficiency is common and iron is the main component of hemoglobin, the oxygen-carrying component of the blood cells. Be certain to have your iron levels checked.

In brief: Dilution
The increase in blood vessel fluid leads to a decreased concentration of blood cells.
Also, iron deficiency is common and iron is the main component of hemoglobin, the oxygen-carrying component of the blood cells. Be certain to have your iron levels checked.
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Dr. Michael Dugan
Internal Medicine - Hematology
In brief: The most common
Would be a dilutional anemia related to the expanded plasma volume state.

In brief: The most common
Would be a dilutional anemia related to the expanded plasma volume state.
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