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Polycythemia vera dangers

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doctor1 MD

My nurse practioner said she thinks I have p vera ! Is this fatal if treated ? I've always had quirky blood test . I high ANA false positive lupus test false positive syphllis test ect. Coud this be another quirky blood. My HCT was 64.0

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I am suffering from Polycythemia Vera. doctors I met suggested a small dose of asprin as a blood thinner and blood donation post blood test every 15 days if Hemoglobin goes above 17. usually on every ...

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My grandson is 24 and has autism . learning disabilities, epilepsy not sure if these have any relation to my daughters MND Over the last 3/4 years he has been diagnosed with polycythemia and frequently ...

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I have polycythemia vera and my neutrophils are always high on the lab tests. My blood pressure has been extremely high and the heart dr. just continues to give me more meds. I want to know why I can ...

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polycythemia and diabetes. How does PV affect blood sugar levels. ...

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How dangerous is polycythemia vera? My husband has been diagnosed, he is 62, previous heart attack , easily fatigued, etc. From my reading I find it is everything from manageable to fatal. ...

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I have Polycythemia Vera (high platelets and red blood cells, hematocrit). Im considering travelling to Thailand which has a high risk of Dengue fever (it causes low platelets). Is it more dangerous ...

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Hi... My husband was diagnosed with polycythemia vera a number of years ago. He has been ... are concerned that the long term usage of the medication could be dangerous. We would like to get another ...

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Iam54years old, 176 cms tall and 64 kg weight. I am a polycythemia veera patient on asprin. I had a cvt in1996 and heart attack in2002. I am on asprin anticoagulantslike warfarin cardivas and beta ...

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Hi. My mother is 60, 1.60m and 80 Kg. She has a diagnosis of polycytemia vera. When we discovered she had big values of hematic cells, platelets and leukocytes. At the hospital in Romania they took out 8 bags of blood in 8 days. Then her hematic...

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I was diagnosed with p vera back last Aug. I was wanting to see some pictures of a spleen that has p vera. I had been given a pill to take (can t spell it) which did not help at all. Now I am taking JAKAFI 10 mil. Some days I feel pretty good but...

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Hi! was just looking for reasons why a broncospasm can occur suddenly without reasons. I work in ICU Royal Victoria hosp. in Montreal. It happened to me upon entering a pts room within 7 min. of initiating pt. assesment. I m a nurse ; lasted less...

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i have just been diagnosed with polycythemia secondary/vera in 2014. i worked in a powder metal automotive parts making iron parts. I had a job that didn t have proper protection for the inhaling ...

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Hello Sir, I ve recently (8.5 mo) had a blood clot & now have been diagnosed with polycythemia vera w/Dr s highest I ve ever encountered @ 56..have had 2 draws w/1st only drawing 190ml of target 300 ...

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Hello, I was recently diagnosed with Polycythemia Vera. I had one Phleobodomy and will vist my Dr. again next week. I am currently taking one 81 mil asprin a day, drinking a lot of water and a few tea ...

Mobile Questions and Answers

doctor1 MD

stopping smoking. The same way that atheletes live in low oxygen to make more blood, making oneself without oxygen through lung damage will also cause more blood to be made. Oxygen, stopping smoking, treating lung disease all are helpful.

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You might be having polycythemia vera. Please get done serum erythropoietin level. Please hit thanks.

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Hi welcome to hcm, get it checked every 15 days or surely once in a month, or when ever you feel uncomfortable. Thanks