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Is Chest Pain A Symptom Of Anemia
Dx chronic anemia. Last bone marrow aspiration 4 yrs ago. Have had erethropoetin output 1-4since then hgb generally 8.0-11.1 hct relative. Feel hem/onc Dr ignoring me should I get updated aspiration? Many symptoms-chest pain, extreme exhaustion. Epo output
Chronic anemia: The main reason to repeat the marrow biopsy would be if there was a change in your disease- more refractory, more wbc, lower plts, etc. If the underlying chronic disease cannot be treated or is unknown, then using EPO to treat and monitoring hgb is quite reasonable management. But it sounds like you may wish to have more explanation. Making and apmt to talk or ask questions is OK, or consult here. ...Read more
Yes: But it would be suprising to cause significant pain in a fairly healthy 37 yo. ...Read more
Post total thyroidectomy last yr. My TSH is 15.07 and I've been having chest pain, which my gp & endo believe it's the TSH and anemia. Is it possible?
I've been experiencing mild sharp chest pain when I breath on my left side shortness of breath, along with anxiety and vertigo could my anemia be back?
Need to examine:
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor as your symptoms warrant an evaluation.
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Could anemia cause heart problems like dyspnea, palpitations and chest pain? This happened after climbing 9 floors. I have a sedentary life though.
How bad does iron def anemia have to be before it causes heart problems? My hemo is 11 (116) and iron is 8. Have chest pain and sob and low BP and dizzyness and restless legs. So sick slways!
Can iron pills make me tired? Started 325mg 3 times a day, iron deficiency anemia. Taking naps, I never take naps. Headaches, dizzy, chest pain. Norm?
Iron pills: Iron pills can affect digestive system & cause nausea or upset stomach, but not the other symptoms you described, unless you are taking the iron on full stomach, as food can lower absorption of iron, hence less effectiveness for your anemia, hence one possibility is that your anemia might be causing those symptoms. ...Read more
Is chest pain from anemia, peptic ulcer, pulled muscle, impending heart attack, gerd, or angina? 17 of sept, I was out, " de-rusting " a bike, & getting any rust of the chain. Also, I did lift the bike ; a rockhopper. Btw, I am female, 5'3", 110 lbs
Dx w/ iron defic. Anemia in Aug.; intermittent, sharp chest pains; ongoing for weeks; should I make an appt w/ a doc? Pain can be sudden, lasts ~2 min
I was diagnosed with anemia, and I've been taking iron pills (OTC) and I still feel weak and dizzy and have chest pains why is that?
Medical check up: Anemia can cause dizziness and weakness. Although iron can sometimes help you to correct the anemia, you need to have your blood checked again and find out if your hemoglobin level has increased sine you had it checked last time or not. You may need further testing if your anemia persists as the cause may be other than iron deficiency. ...Read more
Can a pulled muscle feel like chest pains? Had ultrasound and it came back clear. Have high heart rate but was told it was due to my anemia. Concerned
What are the risks of having a hemoglobin level of 7.5? I have low iron anemia, easy bruising, chest pains, and loss of appetite.
A lot: Possible organ damage, especially the heart. It can lead to high output cardiac failure. You need to get this corrected! Not a trivial matter. It can also affect your schooling. Hope this helps. ...Read more
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.
Quite often: One of the most common causes of chest pain is gastroesophageal reflux (heartburn). With chest pain the other etiologies include cardiac, musculoskeletal, and sometimes lung. There are medications for relief of heartburn and prevent serious changes in the esophagus such as esophagitis and stricture. See your physician to verify cause of symptoms. ...Read more
Is chest pain a symptom of anxiety (right side) + needling sensation and heart flutters, pvcs? : (I have no heart disease but I so have awful anxiety
EasilyVisciousCircle: Do not intend to promote anxiety, but long known that cvds typically starts childhood yet asymptomatic for decades & docs do no detect; hidden in artery walls, not in openings. Heart rate & contraction spit-second controlled from brain, yet docs can't see this, only a few end responses. Flutters more commonly heart, pvcs (if accurate) are heart & cvds promotes but brain control still dominant. ...Read more
Go to a doctor: At your age it's probably not a heart problem. However you need a work up to truly know the difference, so get to a doctor immediately. ...Read more
Had gastroscope done to rule out problem symptom was chest pain for two months nodule found at ge junction what should I be concerned about?
Biopsy: You should ask your GI doctor regarding the cause of the nodule, they are usually biopsied to determine if they benign or not. If it is due to constant reflux of acid from your stomach, this will explain your chest pain especially if your chest pain resolves with anti-acid medications. ...Read more
Not necessarily: Although patients with cardiomyopathy may experience chest pain, the symptom of chest pain does not necessarily indicate that cardiomyopathy is present. If the chest pain is recurrent or persistent, especially if associated with difficulties breathing, you should be evaluated by your primary care physician. ...Read more
YES!: Yes, particularly when lying down at bedtime ...Read more