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Dangerously low iron levels symptoms

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Why do you ask?: If a man feels tired or has diminished exercise tolerance, anemia is a consideration. It needs to be investigated by a physician. Self-treatment by ta... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. W. james Chon
Nephrology and Dialysis 26 years experience
Anemia: The most common would be anemia-related symptoms which include lethargy, fatigue, cold intolerance, and shortness of breath on exertion.
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Dr. Jennifer Bucki
Nephrology and Dialysis 30 years experience
Odd cravings or Pica: Iron deficiency may cause anemia with fatigue, coldness, weakness, decreased exercise tolerance, palpitations and shortness of breath. You may also se... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lori Luchtman-jones
35 years experience
No Symptoms: Low iron levels may cause no symptoms at all until the level is low enough to cause anemia. Anemia is associated with fatigue, pale lips, fast heart ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Yes: You'll feel crummy if you're becoming iron deficient before you become anemic. I think it's from too little iron available for cytochromes. It's unlik... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katina Kostoulas
Clinical Psychology 37 years experience
Get more information: knowledge is power. You need to see your primary care doctor and get the proper tests regarding the lymphoma. As for the anxiety if you have anxiety... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
Gastroenterology 23 years experience
Less in or more out: Either lack of iron intake from diet (ie. Vegetarian), lack of iron absorption (ie. Celiac), or iron losses (ie. Bleeding).
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelty Baker
Hematology 29 years experience
Iron deficiency: Low iron makes you tired, pale, lightheaded, and short of breath. It can cause "pica" (craving something unusual). The most common symptom is munching... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelty Baker
Hematology 29 years experience
Iron deficiency: Iron deficiency can cause anemia, fatigue, poor thinking, abnormal hair and nail growth, and pica (craving unusual things to eat). In a woman your age... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hernani Cualing
Pathology 31 years experience
Yes: Many of the causes of low iron levels are treatable. Most people compensate for low iron levels without symptoms but if the cause leads to worsening l... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Healthy diet: Sources of iron - egg yolk, molasses, raisin bran, raisins, prunes, dried apricots, figs, kidney beans, pinto beans, navy beans, lentils, split green ... Read More
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