Can regular Iron Deficiency Anemia be life-threatening?

Answer Has your sister ever had blood transfusions for the anemia? I have had transfusions twice for severe anemia. I have congestive heart failure. Please get her to a doctor immediately if she has th... Read More »

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What is iron deficiency anemia and how frequently does it occur?

Iron deficiency anemia means that you have low red blood cells. Red blood cells carry oxygen and give you energy among other things. You know you have it when you get your hemoglobin checked (they ... Read More »

How to Prevent Iron Deficiency Anemia in Infants and Toddlers?

Iron deficiency anemia is a common nutritional problem in infants and toddlers. The body requires a certain amount of iron to make hemoglobin in the blood, which is responsible for carrying oxygen ... Read More »

Is sickle cell anemia life threatening?

On One Hand: Sickle Cell ConsiderationsAccording to the Cleveland Clinic, sickle cell anemia is an inherited blood disorder. It can be life threatening as it affects multiple organs and may cause o... Read More »

I had Gastric Bypass surgery last February 2009. Since then, I have had Iron Deficiency Anemia and Low Platele?

yes. it 's because now your intestional tract is not as long. we seem to absorb nutrients there too. i had the roux en y done in 2007. i've lost 70 lbs. went from suze 24/26 in plus sizw to 1... Read More »