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Could Donating Blood Cause Chest Pain If You Are Not Anemic
No: Donating blood cannot cause any type of serious chest pain in someone who is not anemic. Only 450 cc of whole blood is donated at one time, less than 10% of ones blood volume. Donating blood too often might deplete someone's blood supply sufficient to cause cardiovascular type chest pain, but that is usually prohibited. It is not advisable to donate blood more than every 3 months. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can i be able to tell if I have iron deficiency anemia? I donate blood regularly and I'm always tired, I get regular headaches and I'm extremely dizzy when i get up from sitting or laying. Recently I've been having these horrible chest pains to.
Pulse this time of night is usually 73 tonight its 85 ! No chest pain blood pressure 127/78 what could cause this been high all day in the 80s to 90?
I'm having chest pain but it's painful to the touch. Doesn't seem internal. Could a blood clot cause this pain?
I have raised inflamatory markers in bloods.What causes this and could it be related to my symptoms of chest pain , breathlessness and leg pains?
May be related: Inflammatory markers such as ESR and CRP are very non-specific. They will increase with infections, many chronic diseases, age, cancers, pregnancy, autoimmune diseases etc. At your age the tests usually indicate a problem. Your symptoms could be a sign of a blood clot or other serious disease. You should seek immediate medical evaluation! a doctor can then help you determine the cause. ...Read more
Could a high blood alcohol level even when sober cause chest pain that lasts days, a blackout for about 15 minutes and seeing bright lights in eyes?
Could low blood pressure cause chest pain/tightness(also lightheaded)? BP is currently 89/43 which is low for me. HR is 98bpm. What should I do?
Could you get abnormal EKG at clinic then one hour later normal EKG at er. How reliable ekg, blood work, and xray to detect mild chest pain causes.?
Yes: Different machines, diffrent interpreters , different conditions with transient changes can all affect the outcome. Lead placement can also be an issue. If leads are backwards etc. Computers often interpret ECG for primarydrs. They are programmed to overcall tracings to avoid missing real problems. ...Read more
Positive ANA and high creatine in blood tests . Chest pain and flutter and skin rash on chest . Are these related? What could cause these?
Could be LUPUS,,: These signs could all point to sle or systemic lupus erythematosus. Your creatinine can mean renal involvement, and the rash, although sle has the malar or "butterfly" rash on the face, not the chest, and heart involvement is inflammation, like carditis, more than rhythm changes, but no two cases are alike. This is seen more in women. It can also be lyme disease. See your dr. For more tests. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Clear ecg and clear bloods , but jaw pain, left arm pain and chest pain, could anxiety be the cause? I'm so scared of heart problems
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