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Childhood Hematology Disorder Symptoms

Symptoms vary according to the different blood disorders. Infants are screened at birth for hemoglobinopathies to detect sickle cell anemia before symptoms are even present. However, there are symptoms that are common to hematologic disorders, including: 

  • Bruising or skin bleeding 
  • Pain
  • Frequent infections
  • Swelling in the hands and/or feet

If your child has been diagnosed with a hematology disorder, we’re here to help. Call 1-877-632-6789 to make an appointment or request an appointment online.

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