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I have persistent enlarged lymph nodes in my small intestines, i was diagnosed with illeus through a CT scan, I have anemia, low grade fevers no weigh?

I have persistent enlarged lymph nodes in my small intestines, i was diagnosed with illeus through a CT scan, I have anemia, low grade fevers no weigh?

Further eval needed: Your ct scan should be reviewed carefully, and an enteroscopy procedure may be necessary to evaluate the small bowel completely, in order to rule out a bleeding source. Although uncommon, certain types of small bowel tumors can sometimes cause anemia and lympaphadenopathy near the intestine, so careful evaluation by a gastroenterologist is recommended. ...Read more

Dr. Steven Ginsberg
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Anemia (Definition)

Anemia refers to any condition where there is a decrease in the red blood cells in the body. There are numerous causes of anemia but they can basically be broken down into 3 categories: decreased production of red blood cells increased destruction of red ...Read more


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Can anemia cause low grade fever everyday..specially on exertion.?

Can anemia cause low grade fever everyday..specially on exertion.?

No, but...: Anemia does not cause fever, but many diseases cause both anemia and fever. This warrants investigation by a physician. ...Read more

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Can anemia cause a low grade fever and chills with fatigue?

Can anemia cause a low grade fever and chills with fatigue?

How about...: ...aplastic anemia, autoimmune hemolytic anemia, leukemia/lymphomas, multiple infectious or inflamatory causes (including inflammatory bowel disease), chemical poisoning, bone cancer, drug hypersensitivity, to name just a few. Please get checked ASAP. ...Read more

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I get low grade fevers at night only. Fatigue, dizziness, tired, rapid heartbeat. I have been diagnosed with prediabetes, high cholostoral and anemia?

I get low grade fevers at night only. Fatigue, dizziness, tired, rapid heartbeat. I have been diagnosed with prediabetes, high cholostoral and anemia?

Further tests!: Your diagnoses don't explain your symptoms. Since it's not normal to have nighttime fevers, you need further testing. Please see your doc again and find out why you are sick. If you aren't satisfied with the answer, consider getting a second opinion. ...Read more

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Consistent low grade fever for over 2 weeks. Pcos, anemia, anxiety, deppprision, tooth abcess, acne under my chin that won't go away. Been on clindmaycin?

Consistent low grade fever for over 2 weeks. Pcos, anemia, anxiety, deppprision, tooth abcess, acne under my chin that won't go away. Been on clindmaycin?

Mix of problems: You have a mix of different problems here -- some which are chronic, and others which are more acute. Both need attention. Your low grade fever may well relate to your tooth abscess -- is a dentist treating you? Antibiotics alone without dental treatment will likely not eliminate the infection or the fever. The other issues can be addressed via your primary care physician and psychiatrist. ...Read more

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Causes of low anemia in men?

Causes of low anemia in men?

Low Blood Count: This is a rare situation for younger men. So, it must be taken seriously. First would be a general sense of one's health. Are there any chronic illnesses or infections? Next would be if there could be a bleeding ulcer or other situation in the GI tract. Any good medical provider will investigate this situation fully to make sure the cause is identified and treated. ...Read more

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What type of anemia would have a low hgb but ok rbc's?

Thanlassemia: Thalassemia is characterized by microcytic (small red blood cells) anemia, and possibly a normal or high red blood cell count. ...Read more

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I'm wondering why are fatigue and low stamina symptoms of anemia?

Fatigue & activity..: Intolerance stem from oxygen delivery to the tissues inadequate to meet the demands of those tissue under load. Oxygen is delivered to tissues bound to hemoglobin, which is packaged into red cells so that blood viscosity is low enough to permit flow through the smallest vessels (capillaries). Oxygen is needed for us to generate energy by oxidative metabolism. Not enough oxygen = decreased energy. ...Read more

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Who knows how common it is to have low-iron anemia?

Who knows how common it is to have low-iron anemia?

Very common.: Iron deficiency anemia is pretty common among reproductive-age women, as they lose additive amounts of blood with successive menstrual cycles and frequently do not consume enough red meat. ...Read more