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Blood Disorders

Disorders like anemia and thrombosis can affect any components of the blood. Understanding them can help you explore treatment and make informed choices regarding your care.
Scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of white blood cell
Types and Function of White Blood Cells (WBCs)
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Electrolyte Imbalances: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
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Potassium Blood Test: Uses, Side Effects, Procedure, Results
Red blood cells carry hemoglobin
Hemoglobin Electrophoresis: Uses, Procedure, Results
Hemochromatosis diet
Hemochromatosis: What to Eat for Better Management
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Overview and Types of Hypoxia
blood draw
Complete Blood Count (CBC) Normals and Abnormals
Taking your pill
Warfarin: Purpose, Side Effects, and Management
Health screening
Hypercalcemia: Overview and More
Blood clot, artwork
Plavix (Clopidogrel): Uses, Dosage, and Side Effects
Blood draw
Carbon Dioxide Blood Test: Uses, Side Effects, Procedure, and Results
Exercise Improves Heart Health
Preventing Deep Vein Thrombosis
A woman getting her blood drawn for PRP treatment
Blood Chloride Test: Uses, Side Effects, Procedure, Results
Every sample has a big story to tell
An Overview of Platelet Disorders
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How Lead Poisoning Is Treated
Nurse taking blood from patient in hospital
How Lead Poisoning Is Diagnosed
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Hyperkalemia: Causes and Risk Factors
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Signs and Symptoms of Hyperkalemia (High Potassium)
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How Hyperkalemia (High Potassium) Is Diagnosed
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How Blood Clots Are Diagnosed
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Lead Poisoning: Signs, Symptoms, and Complications
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Low-Potassium Diet: Benefits and How It Works
Leg vein thrombosis
The D-Dimer Test: What You Should Know
Doctor listening to patient's chest with stethoscope
Symptoms of Pulmonary Embolism
Doctor listening to obese man's chest with stethoscope
How Pulmonary Embolism Is Diagnosed
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Causes and Risk Factors of Pulmonary Embolism
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How Pulmonary Embolism Is Treated
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Coping With Pulmonary Embolism
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Normal White Blood Cell (WBC) Count
Doctor taking woman's blood pressure
How Blood Clots Are Treated
Hematopoiesis. High Angle View Of Person During Bone Marrow Donation
Understanding the Hematopoiesis Process
Red Blood Cells
Understanding the Red Blood Cell (RBC) Count
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Lead Poisoning: Causes and Risk Factors
Researchers comparing slides in hematology lab
Hematologist: Expertise, Specialties, and Training
Newborn Babies in Cribs
Congenital Amegakaryocytic Thrombocytopenia
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ITP: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Laboratory technician holding test tubes containing blood samples
POEMS Syndrome: Overview and More
Longer plane rides lead to a higher risk for blood clots.
Blood Clots: Signs, Symptoms, and Complications
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Pyruvate Kinase Deficiency: A Rare Cause of Anemia
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Scurvy: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention
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The Function of Blood Platelets
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8 Things That Elevate Your Platelet Count
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How Deep Vein Thrombosis Is Diagnosed
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Lead Poisoning: Overview and More
Genetic testing is available for people with hemophilia A and their family members.
Hemophilia A: Genetic Testing and What to Expect
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Preventing Blood Clots
Blood clot, artwork
Blood Clots: Causes and Risk Factors
leg vein thrombosis
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT): Overview and More
A doctor evaluating a woman's leg.
How Deep Vein Thrombosis Is Treated
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Treating Hyperkalemia
Close up of scientists hand holding blood sample on a glass microscope slide for medical testing
What Is Thrombocytopenia?
Bilirubin Test
Uses, Side Effects, and Procedure of a Bilirubin Test
Peripheral Cyanosis
Peripheral Cyanosis: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment
Blood Clot
Blood Clots: Overview and More
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Deep Vein Thrombosis: Causes and Risk Factors
Platelets in circulation
When the Immune System Attacks the Platelets
Blood clot, artwork
Signs, Symptoms, and Complications of Deep Vein Thrombosis
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Understanding the Basics of May Thurner Syndrome
Wound Care
Platelet Function Disorders Overview
Blood Clots
Essential Thrombocythemia and Abnormal Blood Clotting