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Can you get leukemia from being anemic?

There is a genetic component to leukemia! Certain genetic conditions predispose people to leukemia! Anemia doesn’t cause it! Any Suggestions here?


  1. Lovie Reply:

    IMHO you’ve got the right anwrse!

  2. Laraine Reply:

    People with anemia usually have a pasty complexion and are very pale time concentrating, and experience a lot of fatigue, you could have anemia. Excess bleeding can lead to anemia, and many bone marrow diseases such as leukemia can damage bone marrow and decrease the amount of red blood cells being Source:

  3. Herminia Reply:

    YES! I’m always warning my best friend to take his medication. he hates taking it so he never does, plus he doesn’t eat very much. So he’s not getting enough iron even for a normal person. Drink a Guinness, it has loads of iron. You should

  4. Vernia Reply:

    Anemia is caused by low iron in the body. Some symptoms of being anemic are feeling tired, dizzy, and short of breath. Iron supplements are the usual treatment for anemia. Source:

  5. Doloris Reply:

    When you become anemic it means that you have a low iron count in your blood. Some signs of anemia are fatigue, tiredness, and pale skin. Source:

  6. Jaclyn Reply:

    Signs of being anemic could be: tiredness, paleness, shortness of breath, a fast heart rate, and poor concentration. A blood test can be done to determine if you are anemic or not. Source:

  7. Scott Reply:

    Do I have Leukemia or just leukemia. I have been feeling tired anemic? I am fourteen. I am scared I have lately. Like “out of body tired” When i wake up i feel overly tired. T

  8. Alix Reply:

    no it is different coz the leukemia is about the white blood cells but anemia is about RBCs and their capacity to carry oxygen from lungs ,read more about leukemia here in my blog and it has also many useful links http://leukemiadoc!blogspot!com/

  9. Louie Reply:

    Symptoms of anemia can compromise a patient's ability to tolerate treatment, and may Certain cancers, such as acute leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma, directly suppress Blood transfusions have been the principle treatment for anemia for many years. .. Ross, Allison J. Everything You Need to Know about Anemia.

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