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what are the side effects of being anemic

A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Transient issue: For minor levels of anemia in kids there are some mild developmental delays that seem to be transient if the problem is addressed soon enough.Since th ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Anemia: Anemia can be presented with many symptoms- susch as fatigue, tired easily, dizziness, lack of energy. In more severe cases- also with shortness of br ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Anemia: Low blood, either low hemoglobin or low red blood cells. Can result in fatigue, malaise, poor concentration, pallor, shortness of breath on exertion, ... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Many: Feeling tired, exercise intolerance, rapid pulse, high systolic and low diastolic blood pressure, pallor, fatigue, "depression", being called "lazy". ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
GABA supplement?: I don't know what "gaba supplement" is. And no one likely does -- that is it isn't regulated so it can be anything. I would not suggest putting things ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Ferrous: Yes. Thus can cause constipation and abdominal pain. It can be hard on the liver if taking too much.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Both could lead to: Shortness of breath. Pneumonia would also produce fever and sputum which would likely be purulent.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ball
18 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Fatigue/bleeding: Anemia is low red blood cells. These cells give energy. Common symptoms when they are low are fatigue, headache, malaise. Thrombocytopenia is low p ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Dr. Binu Nair answered
18 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No: Typically it does not, you can try with meals , but absorbtion goes down little bi.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
R U looking for...: ... a date with this nurse, or do you believe there is some medical benefit to be gained by undergoing seemingly needless shots? No treatment, no mat ... Read More
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