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Iron Deficiency And Nose Bleed
Last month during my period i got light nose bleed for 3-5 mins.Now i'm on my period again and got the same nose bleed. Why? I've iron deficiency also
I have never had nose bleeds but I had a sudden severe one and another just a minute ago. I was told I have an iron deficiency. also blood when I bm?
What are the symptoms of a small GI bleed that is not big enough to be seen(occult)?Also, is an occult bleed enough to cause iron deficiency anaemia?
Low MPV 6.8 norm=7.9 -hematologist said its OK! platelets are NML 219.. What cause this- Go to hematologist for iron deficiency. Have a head cold,
Bleeding/poor intake: The most common cause is bleeding, which could be "normal" like a woman with periods or abnormal bleeding as in the GI tract. That could be from gastritis, ulcers, abnormal blood vessels, diverticuli (small pockets in the intestines), or tumors (benign or malignant). Also very low iron in the diet (no red meat or green leafy vegetables) or failure to absorb iron from the GI tract can do it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: People who have severe iron deficiency would have experienced symptoms such as weakness, shortness of breath, chest pain from anemia. It can also cause hair loss. Because of this, people seek help and get diagnosed by doing a simple blood test and be treated for it, so it is hard to die from iron deficiency anemia unless a person ignores all these warning signals. ...Read more
Iron deficiency anem: Anemia makes you tired and pale. Some get lightheaded, or have chest pain or shortness of breath. Iron deficiency can cause "pica" (craving something above and beyond needing it for food). The most common symptom is munching ice. Other people crave starch, chalk, dirt, or other unusual substances. It's important that iron-deficient people see an md so dangerous things like GI cancer are ruled out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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