The condition of Aplastic Anemia occurs when the body stops producing enough new blood cells, leads to fatigue, uncontrolled bleeding and more chances of infection. Treatment for Aplastic Anemia includes medications, blood transfusions or a stem cell transplant, also known as a bone marrow transplant.
Symptoms of Aplastic Anemia include fatigue, shortness of breath, prolonged bleeding from cuts or just dizziness. Aplastic Anemia, in most cases, is an acquired disease, but in some cases, it may be inherited from parents.
Depending on the treatment option and the type of disease, the average cost of Aplastic Anemia Treatment in India ranges between USD 19,948 – USD 33,248. The patient needs to spend at least ten days in the hospital and around 4-5 weeks outside the hospital. Tests required to diagnose Aplastic Anemia are Blood tests and Bone Marrow Biopsy. And while Aplastic Anemia is not cancer, the treatment modalities are similar to that those of leukaemias and lymphomas, though the recovery rate is promising.