Your bone marrow creates new cells that become your red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. When you have aplastic anemia, your bone marrow slows or stops making these cells. It causes your blood counts to be low across the board. It makes life more difficult because you could have bleeding problems with low platelets, or be more prone to sickness with low white blood counts. The low red blood count affects how much oxygen is in your system, and you can become dizzy or have trouble breathing.

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Aplastic Anemia life expectancy

What is the life expectancy of someone with Aplastic Anemia?

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Is Aplastic Anemia contagious?

Is Aplastic Anemia contagious?

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Is Aplastic Anemia hereditary?

Is Aplastic Anemia hereditary?

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Circulatory system
Circulatory system
Immune system
Immune system


  • Dizziness
  • Shortness of breath
  • Bruising
  • Fatigue
  • Pale skin
  • Trouble getting over sickness


  • rATG
  • hATG
  • Bone marrow transplant
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    Hematology Oncology
    ICD9 and ICD10 codes of Aplastic Anemia

    ICD10 code of Aplastic Anemia and ICD9 code

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    Natural treatment of Aplastic Anemia

    Is there any natural treatment for Aplastic Anemia?

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    Living with Aplastic Anemia

    Living with Aplastic Anemia. How to live with Aplastic Anemia?

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    Aplastic Anemia symptoms

    Which are the symptoms of Aplastic Anemia?

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    Stories of Aplastic Anemia

    Aplastic Anemia stories
    I was diagnosed at age 11 with VSAA.  I had a BMT from my identical twin brother in October 2011.  I am now 4 years post BMT and doing well.  We started Kyle's Quillows to help komfort other kids with AA and other life threatening dise...
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    I was diagnosed with severe Aplastic Anaemia in the Feburary of 2009 at the mere age of 11 Our family were generally scared because we didnt know what we were dealing with. Had a lovely doctor who explained everything so well! Had ATG in April of 2...
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    I was going to have weight loss surgery.  I had finally made up my mind to do it, and began all the pre testing that goes along with it.  It was under the recommendation of my general physician.  I had a blood test but the only thing t...
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    I have a blog about my aplastic anemia experience, you can find it here:
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    Son diagnosed with very severe aplastic anemia on September 2013 Treatment with Rabbit ATG and cyclosporine @ Keio gijuku day in Tokyo In remission a year later Cyclosporine winding down slowly since early 2014 To be cyclosporine free from D...

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    Statistics of Aplastic Anemia

    10 people with Aplastic Anemia have taken the SF36 survey. Mean of Aplastic Anemia is 1830 points (51 %). Total score ranges from 0 to 3,600 being 0 the worst and 3,600 the best. Take the SF36 Survey

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