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Can A Low Levels Of Iron Make You Become Dizzy
Depends: The cause of these issues need to examined and the underlying problems treated. Theres no one size fits all solution. If a pt has a low iron level giving them iron may treat the problem but doesn't explain why they have it to begin with. A full history and physical needs to be done with a full set of labs and possible imaging as needed. ...Read more
Iron deficiency: Yes and no. If the lady has low iron stores which is the case in 50% of young women then periods which if heavy can further stress the iron stores and contribute to further iron deficiency and anemia down the road . If some one has adequate iron stores then periods per se should not cause low iron levels . But anemia or iron deficiency is what I suspect here. Iron supplementation may be needed. ...Read more
Dizzy when walking or sitting, goes away when laying down. What should l ask GP to check? Iron levels on the low side, but still normal.
I have low iron levels and am so tired I can hardly move or breathe, and I get dizzy and light headed. When would it be necessary to go to a hospital?
Is a B12 level of 294 low enough to cause symptoms? Iron studies are being done now. Rdw is high, hemo low and MCH low. 10 brain lesions on MRI and hert palps and dizziness.
Symptoms B12: Level of 294 is borderline low. I would do a confirmation study (mma). If it is elevated -and if your iron is okay- then likely vit B12 deficiency contributes to your anemia. Yes, it can cause some symptoms-like fatigue, numbness, tingling, forgetful etc- but not heart palpitation- unless if your hemoglobin is less than 8-then yes, you could have palpitation and dizziness from it. F/u md. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Dizzy: A feeling of dizziness can be due to (in order of most common): dehydration, infection (virus: though usually have fever) diabetes, other endocrine or autoimmune condition, vertigo, menieres disease, tumor. See your md to be sure there your blood pressure and all other blood counts are normal. If so, see ent. ...Read more
The range of iron in body should be between 60-180, I have it as 37, is it that low to cause dizziness?
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