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Got depo shot to stop bleeding how long does this take?

I am in menopause. I have had a 4 week period once a year for 4 years. before that I would bleed for months resulting in blood transfusions. I recently went to the ER..4 days ago and they gave me a ...

Posted 23 Jul 2014 0 answers

Should My Dad(76) Take Sovaldi To Cure Hep C?

My Dad (76) Just Recently Found Out That he Has The Hepatitis C Virus. He Had Gotten a Blood Transfusion 42 Years Ago From a Major Operation Which He Was Given 27 Pints Of Blood. According To His ...

Posted 18 Mar 2014 1 answer

I would like to know the best treatment for esophageal bleeding varices. thank you?

I got out of the hospital recently. I had blood transfusion twice in two weeks. my dr. gave me three options,band ligation ,sclerotherapy .I will appreciate your help. varices are very large,

Posted 11 Mar 2014 2 answers

Myelodysplastic Syndrome - what might be beneficial after a blood transfusion?

What are some nutrition suggestions for 90 year old MDS patient who also has Alzheimers' disease. (Aside from the basic nutritional guidelines we should all follow.) Are some juices, etc. better ...

Posted 27 Dec 2013 0 answers

Common blood transfusion drugs?

want list of drugs used in connection with blood transfusions

Posted 30 Dec 2013 1 answer

Bleeding Disorder - anyone else experience this before or know what to do? I am in the same thing?

... as you my doctors cant tell me whats wrong and always doing test and all come back normal, i did have a blood transfusion in 2009, i lost so much blood from blood clots as big as baseballs coming ...

Posted 12 Jun 2013 1 answer

Bleeding Disorder - I've undergone two blood transfusions and a D&C, nothing seems to help, help! ?

Nothing seems to help the bleeding. My doctors have found no underlying disease or cancer. I've been bleeding for over five months now, and I'm only twenty one with no children. I've ...

Posted 23 Oct 2012 5 answers

My husband 65 recently diagnosed with myelofibrosis. Given Preginterferon Alfa2, had adversed side?

... effect. Dr. now suggest Ruxolitinib. His platelet is 140, RBC 3.2 & Hoemoglobin 8.2. Just recd 3 packets of blood transfusion. Shld we hold back all treatment as I am concerned about side ...

Posted 18 Jul 2012 0 answers

Sickle Cell Crisis requiring 2 blood transfusions, is that bad?

My sons father has had 2 crisis within the last 6 months. Both requiring a blood transfusion but this last one was worse and required 2 transfusions. He is 32 years old and does not take any meds to ...

Posted 26 Dec 2011 0 answers

What else other than Procrit can I take for chronic anemia?

I have chronic anemia; the result of taking Anagrelide for Thrombocythemia for the last 20 years.Two months ago my hemoglobin was 7.5 and was hospitalized to receive a blood transfusion; bringing my ...

Posted 10 Aug 2011 0 answers

Can I be having a reaction to Niaspan after taking for several years?

I had a blood transfusion three weeks ago. When i came home that everning i had red, hot, itchy skin from my neck/face down to my thighs. I took my Niaspan at the hosptial before the blood ...

Posted 9 May 2011 1 answer

Bloody stools, Anemia, Blood transfusions?

Hi, I'm concerned about my dad. He began taking coumadin a couple of weeks ago and when he had his blood checked this past week his vitamin k was too low I think, and he was severely anemic. He ...

Posted 8 Feb 2011 1 answer

Can desferal and exgade be taken togerther?

can i take exjade during the week and when i go for transfusion they can administer desferal iv while the blood transfusion is taking place.

Posted 10 Jan 2011 1 answer

Mds anemia - can you identify with my symptoms and how I'm feeling?

Discovered I had the condition June 2010. Had numerous Blood Transfusions felt great afterwards for a few days and then felt terrible again. Am on Recormin 30 000 ml. (Also known as Epoetin beta) ...

Posted 24 Oct 2010 1 answer

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