Is The Treatment For Anemia Accompanied By Diarrhea?
Tonight HealthReplies.com … I want to ask for advice / input, my mother has anemia but the lab and doctors have not taken any action after checking blood samples as much as 5 times. Mother has been in hospital for 3 days but only given an IV and given diarrhea medicine (because she has diarrhea). What actions should I take? Did I move my mother to another hospital or stay at the hospital in? Thank you in advance
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Anemia is a condition of the body characterized by a low number of red blood cells or hemoglobin. This condition is known from the symptoms and signs and laboratory examination. Where, anemic sufferers will complain of weakness, fatigue, dizziness, pale appearance, cold palpable hands / feet, shortness of breath, chest pain and irregular heartbeat. From laboratory tests of blood will get levels of hemoglobin (hemoglobin) of patients below the normal value, where in adult women under 12 g / dl.
The handling of this anemia condition depends on the cause. You can read about the causes and treatment of anemia in this article.
We suggest, you should discuss about your mother's anemia with the doctor who treats it. You ask what are the possible causes of anemia in your mother. Given the many causes of anemia that may occur in your mother, where each cause requires different treatment. Also ask if your mother's anemia is mild, moderate or severe. The severity is known based on Hb levels from laboratory tests. If anemia is moderate or severe, ask if a blood transfusion is needed. You can read about blood transfusions in this and this article.
Be active asking the treating doctor so that you understand what your mother is going through and know what you have to do to help her. Meanwhile, give your mother a diet rich in iron and folic acid, such as meat, cereals, nuts, dark green leafy vegetables, bread, and fruits. In addition, also provide B12 rich foods, such as milk and its derivatives, as well as soy-based foods, such as tempeh and tofu. And provide foods that are rich in vitamin C, such as oranges, melons, tomatoes, and strawberries.
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