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does polycythemia vera affects married life?

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Possible: If you mena intimacy yes. Polycythmia can thicken you blood and this can be a cause of impotance.
Dr. Aasim Sehbai
Hematology and Oncology 24 years experience
Polycythemia : Polycythemia either primary or secondary increases the risk for heart attack, stroke, tia, blood clots and cause fatigue, dyspnea, cardiac symptoms, headaches, vision changes and erythromelalgia meaning some numbness in finger tips. It can also be a cause for erectile dysfunction and can affect sexual life. Polcythemics mag have other life style risk factors too contributing to ed.

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