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Anemia And Palpitations
Palpitations are an awareness of extra heartbeats which most of us have. The sensation can be single or multiple and can sometimes last minutes. Different people may feel other symptoms along with them such as dizzy, lightheaded or short of breath. The palpitations are almost always atrial or ventricular premature beats. Usually benign but they are also ...Read more
Where would you send a 42 y o woman with long term chronic anemia diagnosed SVT palpitations shortness of breath intermittent swelling of lower extremities and fatigue ?
Card & heme: You would need to see cardiologist for your palpitation, shortness of breath and swelling on your legs and make sure you dont have congestive heart failure or other heart problem. You also will need to see a hematologist to figure out why you have chronic anemia as there is a highy likelihood that your anemia is related to all of your symptoms ( fatigue, shortness of breath, palpitation etc). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am on B12 injections I have anemia but still getting palpitations all day is this normal thanks?
I have all the signs of anemia, but i'm worried about my heart palpitations.I do have gastritis, how does that make anemia more likely to be present?
Stressor: Gastritis , menstruation , hemorrhoids etc can cause blood loss and chronic anemia . This is a stressor on the heart. The heart senses the blood loss with not only volume loss but blood carries oxygen too. So the heart try's to circulate the blood it does have as quickly as possible .This can precipitate an arrhythmia ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had severe anemia, Hgb 7.5, 8 months later at 12.3. Still get heart palpitations. Is this something that can continue even after Hgb normal?
No: Iron deficiency should cause your heart to beat harder but still regularly. Real palpitations usualy mean irregular heartbeat. This is usually trivial and your physician can figure this out. Iron deficiency is very serious and you must find the cause and address it. However, you can expect to recover if you comply. Best wishes ...Read more
Just had sudden weakness, feet/hand cold sensation, palpitations, sensitive to light/noise, dry mouth and this burning tingly feeling allaroundbody I'm 18 Took aspirin and nothing isit anemia?anxiety?
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