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What Do You Know About Anemia?

Anemia is a condition that affects the number of red blood cells in your body. A number of medical diseases and conditions can cause anemia. Find out more by taking the following quiz.

1. Anemia is a common condition. What happens when a person has anemia?
2. What is the most common cause of anemia?
3. Which of these groups is the most likely to experience anemia?
4. How does anemia affect the body?
5. A deficiency of which of these will result in abnormally large red blood cells and a condition called megaloblastic anemia?
6. Which of these are signs of anemia?
7. How does iron-deficiency anemia affect teenagers?
8. Iron-deficiency anemia can cause pica, a rare condition in which a person craves eating nonfood items. Which of these would he or she eat?
9. Anemia can contribute to which of these among older adults?
Online Medical Reviewer: MMI board-certified, academically affiliated clinician
Online Medical Reviewer: Trevino, Heather M, BSN, RNC
Date Last Reviewed: 8/31/2014
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