The only way to know for sure if you're anemic is to make an appointment with your doctor. They'll do a physical exam, ask some questions, and usually draw a little blood. It's quick and relatively painless. They usually just prick your finger and analyze a drop of blood. It can be done in the doctor's office within a few minutes.
In most cases, it can be treated fairly easily. They'll usually give you a list of iron-rich foods to include in your diet. I was anemic earlier this year, but it was easily treated by folowing the diet the doctor recommended. More severe cases may required medication and sometimes blood transfusions. [ ncblondie's advice column | Ask ncblondie A Question ]
perfectly.imperfect answered Tuesday November 29 2005, 3:47 am: 1.) you cant really tell...but you can goto your doctor and he will do a test
2.) it has something to do with your red&white blood cells
3.) my friend was anemic...how does your friend think you are anemic its not something you see...its something INSIDE of you...i think it makes you irratible but i dont remember...you can become anemic by not eating right/enough...and yes it DOES go away...you just take pills for about a month and BAM! anemia is gone...but your friend must be a little tipsy if she thinks your anemic =P lol jk...but really its not something someone can see...just check out a doctor if you are worried. [ perfectly.imperfect's advice column | Ask perfectly.imperfect A Question ]
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