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Aplastic anemia 

Names

Description

Aplastic anemia

Aplastic anemia is a blood disorder that occurs when the body’s bone marrow fails to produce enough new red blood cells.

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Prevalence

Prevalence of Aplastic anemia in the US has never been studied.

Typical Age of onset

Between ages 15-25

Symptoms

  • Fatigue

  • Shortness of breath with exertion

  • Rapid or irregular heart rate

  • Pale skin

  • Frequent or prolonged infections

  • Unexplained or easy bruising

  • Nosebleeds and bleeding gums

  • Prolonged bleeding from cuts

  • Skin rash

  • Dizziness

  • Headache