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Do a lot of people get anemia?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
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In brief: Yes

Anemia is low blood count.
The most common form is due to low iron ingestion but other forms include blood loss, inherited changes in blood cells (like sickle cell, thalessemia, etc.) and bone marrow failure(aplastic anemia). Anemia also is found in patients on dialysis and on chemotherapy. Your doctor can help you with this if you suspect your are anemic.

In brief: Yes

Anemia is low blood count.
The most common form is due to low iron ingestion but other forms include blood loss, inherited changes in blood cells (like sickle cell, thalessemia, etc.) and bone marrow failure(aplastic anemia). Anemia also is found in patients on dialysis and on chemotherapy. Your doctor can help you with this if you suspect your are anemic.
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