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Your bone marrow is responsible for producing red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets (cells responsible for clotting). Hemolytic anemia is a condition that involves only the red blood cells. When old red blood cells die, the bone marro[read article]

Tests for Hemolytic Anemia

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A red blood cell count is a blood test that your doctor uses to find out how many red blood cells (RBCs) you have in your blood. It is also called an erythrocyte co...  More
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A blood smear is a diagnostic test used to look for abnormalities within the blood. The cell types are examined under a microscope for unusual shapes or sizes. Ther...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Red Cell Survival Test
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A urinalysis is a laboratory test done to detect problems with your body that can appear in your urine. Many illnesses and disorders affect how your body removes wa...  More
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Imagine red blood cells as the subway system of your blood. They transport oxygen and nutrients to various locations in your body, making their role vital to your h...  More
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A myoglobin urine measurement is a test used to detect the amount of the protein myoglobin in the urine. There are several reasons why this test might be ordered. I...  More
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A haptoglobin test is a blood test that measures your haptoglobin levels. Haptoglobin is a protein that your liver produces. Haptoglobin binds with circulating or f...  More
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A serum hemoglobin test measures the amount of free-floating hemoglobin in your blood serum. Serum is the liquid that is left over from your blood plasma when the r...  More
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A serum hemoglobin test measures the amount of free-floating hemoglobin in your blood serum. Serum is the liquid that is left over from your blood plasma when the r...  More
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Red Blood Cell Morphology Test
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Reticulocytes are immature red blood cells. A reticulocyte count (also known as a retic count, reticulocyte index, or corrected reticulocyte) is a measurement and p...  More
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An alanine aminotransferase (ALT) test measures the level of ALT enzyme in your blood. ALT is an enzyme produced by liver cells. It helps the body metabolize protei...  More
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Bilirubin is a yellow pigment that is in everyone's blood and stool. If you notice a yellowing of your skin or the whites of your eyes, this is called jaundice...  More
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Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) is an enzyme that helps facilitate the process of turning sugar into energy for your cells to use. LDH is present in many kinds of organ...  More
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Urinary Hemosiderin Detection
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Urobilinogen measurement- urine
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A red blood cell count is a blood test that your doctor uses to find out how many red blood cells (RBCs) you have in your blood. It is also called an erythrocyte co...  More
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A bone marrow biopsy is a procedure that takes a small sample of the marrow inside your bones for testing in a laboratory. This test is used to see if you have an i...  More
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Medical Procedures for Hemolytic Anemia

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Intravenous Blood Transfusion of Packed Cells
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Therapeutic Immunosuppression
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Blood Transfusion
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Plasmapheresis is a process in which the liquid in the blood, or plasma, is separated from the cells.  More
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Surgical Procedures for Hemolytic Anemia

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Your spleen is a small organ located on the left side of your abdomen, under the rib cage. This organ is part of your immune system and helps to fight infections an...  More
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A bone marrow transplant is a medical procedure performed to replace bone marrow that has been damaged or destroyed by disease or chemotherapy. This procedure invol...  More
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Stem Cell Transplant
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Prescribed Medications for Hemolytic Anemia

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PREDNISONE (PRED ni sone) is a corticosteroid. It is commonly used to treat inflammation of the skin, joints, lungs, and other organs. Common conditions treated inc...  More
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FOLIC ACID (FOE lik AS id) is a water-soluble, B complex vitamin. It is in many foods like liver, kidneys, yeast, and leafy, green vegetables. It is used to treat m...  More
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DANAZOL (DA na zole) is used in women to treat endometriosis and the symptoms of fibrocystic breast disease. This medicine may also be used in men and women to prev...  More
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CYCLOPHOSPHAMIDE (sye kloe FOSS fa mide) is a chemotherapy drug. It slows the growth of cancer cells. This medicine is used to treat many types of cancer like lymph...  More
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AZATHIOPRINE (ay za THYE oh preen) suppresses the immune system. It is used to prevent organ rejection after a transplant. It is also used to treat rheumatoid arthr...  More
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Over the Counter Medications for Hemolytic Anemia

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FOLIC ACID (FOE lik AS id) is a water-soluble, B complex vitamin. It is in many foods like liver, kidneys, yeast, and leafy, green vegetables. It is used to treat m...  More
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Self Care for Hemolytic Anemia

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Avoid Eating Fava Beans
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Herbs and Supplements for Hemolytic Anemia What's this?

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Vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin with antioxidant properties. Vitamin E exists in eight different forms (isomers): alpha, beta, gamma, and delta tocopherol; ...  More
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Riboflavin is a water-soluble vitamin, which is involved in vital metabolic processes in the body and is necessary for normal cell function, growth, and energy prod...  More
Efficacy Grade C
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Betel nut use refers to a combination of three ingredients: the nut of the betel palm ( Areca catechu ), part of the Piper betel vine, and lime. Anecdotal repo...  More
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Alternative Procedures for Hemolytic Anemia What's this?

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Various forms of meditation have been practiced for thousands of years throughout the world, with many techniques originating in Eastern religious practices. In mod...  More
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