Macrocytic anemia

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What is macrocytic anemia?

Macrocytic anemia is characterized as larger red blood cells with insufficient hemoglobin content per cell.

Common symptoms reported by people with macrocytic anemia

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with macrocytic anemia

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Type
Psychotherapy
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)

Data from patients with macrocytic anemia, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with macrocytic anemia

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
fatigue (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with macrocytic anemia, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has macrocytic anemia on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 0
30s 1
40s 7
50s 1
60s 3
70+ 2
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 2
40-49 years 1
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

93% Female
7% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 7
Not Diagnosed 1

These charts show data from macrocytic anemia patients who have completed their condition history
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