What sort of problem is having low blood count (anemia)?

Anemia. General principal is that anything that decreases the production of red blood cells in the bone marrow; or increases destructions of red blood cells and blood loss/bleeding-- will give you anemia.

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I have all these symtoms memory lost, deppress, numbness, joint pain, low blood count, nausea speech problem and my lawyer told me that not lead poiso?

Lawyer not doctor. Physicians are qualified and use labs to determine lead poisoning - if one has memory lost , deppress, numbness, joint pain , low blood count, nausea speech problem one shoudl be consulting with a physician and following up on recommedned labwork and consults. With symptoms like that, the least one should worry about is the opinion of the attorney - seek medical help. Read more...
Lawyer. Wondering if your lawyer based that conclusion on a medical report s/he received about your case. It is best to consult your doc. First. Read more...

What is the definition or description of: low blood count (anemia)?

Lack of red cells. Anemia is a lower than normal concentration of hemoglobin in blood. Hemoglobin is carried by red blood cells, and our test measures the total amount of HGB carried by all red cells in a volulme of blood. A low white blood cell count is leukopenia, and a low platelet count is thrombocytopenia. Read more...
Anemia. Anemia is condition where your hemoglobin concentration is below the normal range for you. Normal range will depend on your gender and depends on the value used by the laboratory/institution. There are different kinds of anemia ( microcytic , normocytic, macrocytic ) and there are many causes of anemia from deficiency of certain nutrient, destruction of red blood cells, marrow failure, bleeding etc. Read more...

What would it mean to have a low blood count and anemia?

Depends. Blood counts generally describe three types of cells. Anemia would be low red blood cell numbers, and this could be "low blood counts". But low blood counts could describe additional blood cells that are low. These results should be discussed with the provider that order the blood count. Read more...

What anemia would cause low blood count, feeling cold and tired, and appearing pale?

Anemia. There are many causes of anemia, but your symptoms don't give a clue as to the cause in you case. These are symptoms of all anemia, regardless of the cause. Work with your doctor. Good luck! Read more...

What does low blood count mean?

Low cells. A "low blood count" usually means a low value or # of cells in the CBC (complete blood count). There are many numbers in a cbc, but the main ones are HGB (measure of red blood cells = rbc), WBC (=white bc), and platelets. The other numbers and "differential" help further clarify the cyto(=cell)penia(=low). Additional labs or a bone marrow biopsy may be necessary to evaluate. Read more...

What does low blood count mean to you?

Anemia and more. Low red cell count means anemia and it can be due to many reasons. Low white blood cell counts have a broader spectrum and each type of white cell count has different meaning. See this site for more info on low white cell counts. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/low-white-blood-cell-count/my00162. Read more...

Tell me symptoms of a low blood count?

Depends on. What cell count is low. Low red blood cell count may cause weakness, pallor, shortness of breath and in severe cases heart failure. Low white cell count may make the person prone to infections. Low platelet count causes bleeding in skin and mucus membranes. Read more...