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Norton Children’s provides hematology care for infants, children and teens experiencing various types of anemia. Our specialists can create a treatment plan unique to the type of anemia.
Anemia is a condition in which the body doesn’t have enough healthy red blood cells to carry oxygen to the body’s tissues. Anemia can make a child feel tired and weak.
There are many types of anemia caused by different factors. Anemia can be temporary or a long-term condition, and it can be mild to severe.
Anemias due to red blood cell membrane disorders
Anemias due to bone marrow failure
Secondary iron deficiency anemia
Anemia can be a short-term or long-term condition. Treatments depend on the type of anemia a child experiences. Anemia treatments depend on:
Depending on the type of anemia, treatment may include:
As home to the state’s leading pediatric hematology program, Norton Children’s offers sophisticated care for your child, including: