Polycythemia Vera | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • I’ve been diagnosed with polycythemia vera? Am I at risk of a stroke?
  • What causes polycythemia vera?
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  • Can polycythemia vera be cured?
  • How can I prevent complications of polycythemia vera?
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Polycythemia Vera by BJ Stuart, LT, MC, USNR, AJ Viera, LCDR, MC, USNR (American Family Physician May 01, 2004, http://www.aafp.org/afp/20040501/2139.html)

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Reviewed/Updated: 04/14
Created: 01/05