Doctors for Aplastic Anemia in New Cotton Market, Hubli-Dharwad
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This is a rare disease in which the bone marrow and the stem cells that reside are damaged. This causes a deficiency of all the three blood cell types - RBC, WBC and platelets. It is caused by exposure to chemicals, drugs, radiation, immune disease and heredity.
HOW IS APLASTIC ANEMIA DIAGNOSED?
It is diagnosed by conducting a biopsy of the bone marrow
HOW IS APLASTIC ANEMIA TREATED?
Treatments for aplastic anemia may include observation for mild cases, blood transfusions and medications for more-serious cases, and in severe cases, bone marrow transplantation. Severe aplastic anemia, in which your blood cell counts are extremely low, is life-threatening and requires immediate hospitalization for treatment.
DID YOU KNOW?
For many women, pregnancy-related aplastic anemia improves once the pregnancy ends.