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Is chest pain a symptom of anemia

A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lewis Hassell
Pathology 41 years experience
Chronic anemia: The main reason to repeat the marrow biopsy would be if there was a change in your disease- more refractory, more wbc, lower plts, etc. If the underly... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Yes: But it would be suprising to cause significant pain in a fairly healthy 37 yo.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 39 years experience
Possibly: Severe anemia can lead to decreased blood flow to the lungs and the heart, leading to shortness of breath and/or chest pain, however, there are many c... Read More
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Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 29 years experience
It can.: It could also have to do with heart problems, asthma, viral infections, pneumonia, bronchitis, panic attacks, or many other problems. The only way to... Read More
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Dr. A. tarig Ahmed
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Anemia: Yes! severe anemia can cause shortness of breath. That's because the number of red cell carrying oxygen are less.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
Cardiology 23 years experience
Yes : Anemia can cause all those symptoms... So will climbing 9 floors for most people. :o).
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
No: Iron pill dose not make you tired ,anemia it could cause tiredness ,but you should evaluated for chest pain and treated.
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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
You : You can refuse the treatment that the er doctor recommended to you and make an appointment with your primary care physician. When a patient presents t... Read More
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A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 56 years experience
Riddle of chest pain: What type of chest pain do you have? ECG,echo & stress test have been done? Why you have to wait for so long? Call your doctor or go to ER.You ha... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
If I'm correct your hgb result translates to 3.9 gms/dl which is a very severe anemia & this contributes to a rapid heart rate. Increasing the bet... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
Yes: A TSH of 15 indicated thyroid hormone deficiency and if you also have anemia the two could cause multiple symptoms. Please follow your doctors' advice... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Rheumatology 54 years experience
Much lower than that: A hemoglobin of 11 is only mildly reduced. Anemia itself will not cause cardiac or more likely issues with oxygen transport until it is much lower. Ex... Read More
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