Your doctor will review your medical history. He or she will ask you to describe your symptoms.
Other questions may include:
During your physical examination, your doctor will look for signs of anemia. These include:
This exam will be followed by blood tests to:
Your doctor may order tests to check for blood in your stool. This identifies anemia that results from blood loss. Other blood tests check for anemia resulting from a lack of iron or certain vitamins in your diet.
Other tests will depend on the suspected cause of your hemolytic anemia.
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