A 37-year-old male asked about a 40-year-old female:
hi .my wife has had fast heartbeat and pale skin color. could this be low iron levels.
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Yes: Yes, the symptoms you describe can be the result of your wife being anemic, especially if she has heavy periods, or some other common cause for this condition. Other related symptoms include fatigue, and lightheadedness. Other conditions can cause these symptoms too. Regardless, your wife's symptoms may be serious, and the workup for anemia is simple, so please have her seen by a clinician asap
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