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

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Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
Family Medicine
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In brief: Anemia

Anemia causes decrease delivery of oxygen to all the tissues of the body.
It is important to find the cause of the anemia so we can correct it. For example is is due to : iron deficiency, colon cancer, any cancer, anorexia, leukemia, lymphoma, low thyroid, sickle cell anemia, etc ...Anemia may cause heart attack, stroke as well.

In brief: Anemia

Anemia causes decrease delivery of oxygen to all the tissues of the body.
It is important to find the cause of the anemia so we can correct it. For example is is due to : iron deficiency, colon cancer, any cancer, anorexia, leukemia, lymphoma, low thyroid, sickle cell anemia, etc ...Anemia may cause heart attack, stroke as well.
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Dr. Liawaty Ho
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