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Treatment option other than steroids for decreasing Hb count - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Blood Disorders
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hello... my dad has a problem... his HB count keeps decreasin.. so he takes steroids to keep it workin... so wanted to knw if der is any other treatment? If so thn pls let me know.. and also can u suggest me any doctor for consultation
Doctor :   Look XXXXXXXX let me first tell you that there amny conditions in which the Hb count decreases
Doctor :   I would say in thousands
Doctor :   If you can tell me the exact diagnosis made by the doctor
Doctor :   I can give you more information
Doctor :   nd the possible treatment modalities
Doctor :   Steroids are treatments for some conditions
User :   i dunno the exact diagnosis... but removal of spleen was suggested
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   How old is he?
User :   can u suggest me a doc for a second opinion?
Doctor :   Do you mean Hb counts are all the blood cells?
Doctor :   You got to see a Hemaotologist for this
User :   i think so...
User :   he's 55 years
Doctor :   When was this recognisedDoctor :   If you can find out exact diagnosis
Doctor :   and come back to us
Doctor :   we can help you furhter
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