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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.
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Low Hemoglobin: Causes, Signs, Symptoms and Treatment
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What Do High Granulocyte Levels Mean?
Woman with swollen ankles
What Is Post-Thrombotic Syndrome?
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What Is Methemoglobinemia?
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What Is Granulocytopenia?
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What to Know About Blood Thinners
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Hemophilia B: Coping, Support, and Living Well
Doctor doing bone marrow transplant
How Is Fanconi Anemia Treated?
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How Is Fanconi Anemia Diagnosed?
Tired child
What Are Symptoms of Fanconi anemia?
Cancer patient looking out
What Is Fanconi Anemia?
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How Hemophilia B Is Treated
Factor IX blood test
How Is Hemophilia B Diagnosed?
boy with bleeding wound
What Are Symptoms of Hemophilia B?
Doctor advising young boy
Hemophilia B: Overview and More
Doctor checks angiogram
What Is an Air Embolism?
A blood sample to be tested for hemoglobin level
Causes of Abnormal Hemoglobin Level
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Hemoglobin and Hematocrit Are Measured With a Blood Test
Myeloproliferative diseases often cause fatigue and they can be treated
An Overview of Myeloproliferative Disorders
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Improving Platelet Count With Diet
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How to Increase Your Platelet Count
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What to Know About Thalassemia and COVID-19
Blood tests are used to diagnose hemophilia A
Diagnosis of Hemophilia A
Hemophilia A can cause excessive bleeding
Hemophilia A Causes and Symptoms
Nosebleeds are a symptom of hemophilia A
The Basics of Hemophilia A
There are many activities you can do with hemophilia A
Living With Hemophilia A
Factor VIII is given by IV infusion for hemophilia A
Hemophilia A Treatment
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Plavix (Clopidogrel) Oral: Uses, Side Effects, Dosages
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Xarelto (Rivaroxaban) Oral: Uses, Side Effects, Dosages
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What Is Neutropenia?
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What Is Sickle Cell Retinopathy?
What to Know About Thick Blood
Thick Blood: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment
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What Is Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP)?
Causes of Low MPV - Illustration by Laura Porter
MPV: Low Levels and What They Mean
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Platelet Count (PLT) : Purpose, Procedure, and Results
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What to Know About Immune Thrombocytopenia and COVID-19
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How Thrombocytopenia Is Treated
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Thrombocytopenia: Causes and Risk Factors
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What Is Thrombocytosis?
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Normal Platelet Count: What Test Results Mean
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When to Worry About High Platelet Count
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How ITP Is Diagnosed
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Thrombocytosis: Signs, Symptoms, and Complications
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What Are the Symptoms of ITP (Immune Thrombocytopenia)?
Forearm showing Capillaritis
ITP vs. TTP: Comparing Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments
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Causes of Purpura: Purple Spots on Skin
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What Does MCH on a Blood Test Mean?
Bone marrow under microscopic staining and examination
What Is Bone Marrow?
Medical technologist examines blood sample for blood dyscrasias
What Are Blood Dyscrasias?
Doctor and patient discuss amyloidosis
Everything To Know About Amyloidosis
Scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of white blood cell
High or Low White Blood Cell Counts Can Lead to Health Problems
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What to Know When Your Electrolytes Are Off
Drawing blood
What Is a Potassium Blood Test?
Red blood cells carry hemoglobin
What You Should Know About Hemoglobin Electrophoresis
Hemochromatosis diet
What to Eat When You Have Hemochromatosis
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When Your Tissues Don't Get Enough Oxygen
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What Information Does a Complete Blood Count (CBC) Give?
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Warfarin: Purpose, Side Effects, and Management
Health screening
Did You Know That You Calcium Can Get Too High?
Blood draw
What Is a Carbon Dioxide Blood Test?