Anemia treatment, diagnosis & prescriptions
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Can I talk to a doctor on Maple about my anemia?
Yes. In some cases, a doctor on Maple can help you diagnose anemia or manage a previously diagnosed case of anemia online They’ll be able to provide advice, write necessary prescriptions, order lab tests, and recommend an appropriate course of treatment. If the doctor suspects you have a more serious problem, they may suggest for you to go to a clinic for a thorough physical examination.
Can I get a prescription on Maple?
Yes, our physicians can prescribe medications online during your consultation. Once you accept a prescription, you’ll have the option to pick it up from any pharmacy or to have it delivered right to your door at no additional cost.
You can visit our How it Works page to learn more.
What is anemia?
Anemia is a condition that occurs when you lack enough healthy red blood cells to carry oxygen throughout your body. There are a few types of anemia, each with its own cause and management. Anemia can be temporary or chronic, mild or severe.
What are the symptoms of anemia?
Symptoms of anemia include:
- Pale or yellow skin
- Irregular heartbeats, palpitations, or chest pain
- Shortness of breath
- Dizziness or lightheadedness
- Cold hands and feet
How can I treat anemia?
Anemia, if it’s related to iron or vitamin deficiency, can be treated and prevented by eating a varied diet that is rich in iron, folate, and Vitamins B-12 and C. You may also need to take supplements.
Other types of anemia have a variety of treatments, ranging from blood transfusions to medications to bone marrow transplants. Speak with your doctor about the appropriate course of treatment for your particular type of anemia.
What is Maple?
With Maple, you can start talking to a doctor about your symptoms in a matter of minutes. We’re a healthcare app for fast, convenient 24/7 access to Canadian doctors.
You simply log in, tap a button to request a consultation, and we’ll immediately connect you to a doctor via live chat or video. You can visit our How it Works page to learn more.
Our doctors can assess symptoms, and provide treatment, including prescriptions as necessary.
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