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What is symptomatic anemia

A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeremiah Gelles
Cardiology 56 years experience
Aortic Stenosis: With or without anemia aortic stenosis is bad and if it is truly symptomatic should be treated. Anemia should be evaluated. If your usual level of exe... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
Yes: Anemia is low blood count. The most common form is due to low iron ingestion but other forms include blood loss, inherited changes in blood cells (li... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roberto Estrada
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Many ways: Known to produce decrease intelligence affect development and behavior cause cardiovascular problem such as heart murmur and congestive failure of ... Read More
Dr. Michael Engel
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 21 years experience
Signs & symptoms: Include fatigue, exercise intolerance, headache, pallor, etc. Therapy depends upon the underlying cause, and causes of anemia are many and varied. Th... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
Anemia can lead to:: Ischemia, Metabolic acidosis.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Geriatrics 41 years experience
PICA: In medicine we call "pica" to the strong desire to eat or drink very unusual substances or foods. Children and adults with pica may eat: animal feces,... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
About 3 dozen: Different things lead to anemia. Blood loss, infection, blood destruction, medications, vitamin deficiencies, chronic inflammatory diseases, primary... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Oncology
YES: But more important check your thyroid. Low throid (hypothyroidism ) is more likely and easily treatable.
A 60-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Pulmonary Critical Care 26 years experience
Blood loss: Blood loss from the gastro intestinal tract is the most common cause. This could be due to gastritis, ulcer, hemorrhoids, diverticuli, or tumor. Nutri... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Engel
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 21 years experience
Anemia is .....: An hematocrit outside the normative values for age and sex. Its presence can be detected by a complete blood count (cbc). The hematocrit is the volu... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 24 years experience
Beta thal major: Cooley's anemia is known as beta thalassemia major. Starting during the first year of life, they have profound and life-long transfusion-dependent ane... Read More
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