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Told to be anaemic. Have blood in stools. How to reverse blood count?

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I have been told that I am enemic. What are some of things I can do to reverse it. My blood count is down in the low 30's. I haven't seen any blood in my stool. What do you recommend. Help. I would like to turn this around quickly. XXXXXXX C.
Posted Mon, 12 Aug 2013 in Blood Disorders
Answered by Dr. Pankaj Malhan 2 hours later

Thanks for asking.

There are various causes of anemia:

Nutritional- deficiency of iron, b12, and folic acid
Anemia of chronic diseases- like in hypothyroidism,rheumatoid arthritis etc.
Blood loss
worm infestation
drugs like methotrexate

All these causes singly or in combination can lead to anemia .

You need to under go some investigations to see what exactly is the cause and the treatment will depend upon the cause.


Please let me know if you need further information.

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