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How do I manage myelodysplastic/myeloproliferative diseases daily?

Managing myelodysplastic/myeloproliferative diseases on a daily basis may be challenging as you may feel tired or emotionally overwhelmed. Transfusions can help you to replenish blood cells in your peripheral circulation. This can help you to feel less fatigued as your number of oxygen carrying red blood cells increases. Myelodysplastic/myeloproliferative diseases make you prone to infection, so the doctor can prescribe you antibiotics. Nontraditional therapies such as acupuncture can help to alleviate chemotherapy related nausea.

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