A link to a list of current clinical trials is included for this treatment section. Check with your doctor for clinical trials that are not listed here but may be right for you.
Standard Treatment Options for Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Standard treatment options for myelodysplastic syndromes include:
Supportive care with one or more of the following:Transfusion therapy.Erythropoiesis-stimulating agents.Antibiotic therapy.
Treatments to slow progression to acute myeloid leukemia (AML):Lenalidomide...
Call 911 for immediate emergency medical help if you have any of these symptoms:
Lengthy, uncontrollable bleeding -- either heavy or oozing in nature -- particularly after injury, immunizations or surgical or dental procedures. Seek emergency medical help for any heavy or uncontrolled bleeding.
Any signs of internal bleeding, such as a change in consciousness, alertness, or memory or difficulty breathing (note that these symptoms may also be signs of other medical problems unrelated to hemophilia).
Call your doctor if you notice any of these symptoms:
Any episode of bleeding unrelated to a particular injury or event
Pain, swelling, warmth, or redness in a joint or muscle
Also call your doctor if you are parents who have a family history of hemophilia and are expecting a baby.