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Can anemia be dangerous for a newborn?

The doctor told my friend that his son is anemic, and he's just a newborn. Is this a life-threatening condition for a newborn? I know adults and older children can manage and...

What could be the cause of high hemoglobin levels?

Blood test showed that my daughter's hemoglobin levels are high? What causes high hemoglobin levels in children? We have an appointment soon to discuss the results of her test...

What are the signs of iron deficiency in children?

I have very little iron and I'm worried that my daughter might have little as well. What are some of the symptoms that children experience with an iron deficiency?

Is stem cell transplant a safe option for leukemia?

My friend's son was diagnosed with leukemia a few months ago, and he's currently undergoing radiation therapy. However, now his parents are looking into stem cell transplant therapy...

What are the chances that my child will have sickle cell anemia?

Both my husband and I have the sickle cell anemia gene, and now I'm pregnant. This pregnancy was completely unplanned and now I'm starting to worry that my child will have the...

How can nuclear medicine treat cancer?

My mom has non-hodgkins lymphoma and her and her doctor want to treat it with nuclear medicine. How can it really help?

Is a platelet transfusion risky?

Are there any risks involved in a platelet transfusion?

My son has a very high white blood cell count. What's next?

A recent blood test showed that my 12 year old son has a very high white blood cell count. What could this mean and what will happen next in order to determine what is happening...

Do I need to give my son iron supplements as he is growing?

My son is 11 years old and not the best eater. He's also smaller than most kids his age. Are iron supplements required for optimum growth in children?

How are white blood cells reduced?

My son's blood test report indicates an elevated level of WBCs. Is there a way to reduce this number?

What is the treatment for sepsis?

My nephew is 3 years old and has been admitted in the hospital they actually found sepsis in his blood. I always thought this infection to be a hospital acquired infection, but...

Can sickle cell disease be cured?

My son has been diagnosed sickle cell disease. Will he have this for his entire life?

What should I do about my daughter's stomach pain?

My 7 year old daughter has been experiencing stomach pain after she eats for a few weeks now. What can I do to help her?

Platelet disorders run in my family. Should I be worried about my daughter?

My mom and my grandma both suffered from platelet storage pool disease. What can I do to protect my daughter?

My son's leukocyte count is high. What does it mean?

A recent blood test indicated that my son's leukocyte count is quite high. What does it mean? Should I be worried about this?

What does an increased platelet count in my child mean? Is it a reason for worry?

My son has been experiencing fatigue and headaches and the doctor has sent us to get blood work since he believed that this was a little abnormal. Once the results came back,...

After chemotherapy my daughter's hemoglobin levels are dropping. Why?

The doctor has found a tumor on my daughter's collarbone, but it has been removed. She's now been on chemotherapy to treat any surrounding cells in that area, but her last blood...

If my child has a blood transfusion, will it cause any problems for him in the future?

My child had an accident and had to undergo a blood transfusion. He's 12. Is this likely to cause any future problems for him?

How can iron deficiency in kids be treated?

My child is suffering from a mild iron deficiency. She is 10 years old. Is it too early to give supplements or what should I do?

is there a way to prevent genetic blood disorders?

There's a history of blood disorders in mine and my husband's family. Is there any way we can further protect our kids?

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