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What are the symptoms of anemia?

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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
12 doctors agree

In brief: Many

Symptoms of anemia include lightheadedness, dizziness, weakness, lethargy, rapid heart rate, fatigue, pale skin, etc.
In addition, some may have none of these symptoms. Anemia is a symptom; something else is causing the anemia and the cause needs to be found by your doctor.

In brief: Many

Symptoms of anemia include lightheadedness, dizziness, weakness, lethargy, rapid heart rate, fatigue, pale skin, etc.
In addition, some may have none of these symptoms. Anemia is a symptom; something else is causing the anemia and the cause needs to be found by your doctor.
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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Dr. Matt Malkin
Anesthesiology
6 doctors agree

In brief: Anemia

May have minimal symptoms, depending on how low and how rapidly you got there.
Typical ones are shortness of breath, easy fatigue, higher heart rate. All are related to inadequate oxygen delivery to tissues, so body using ways to compensate. Diagnose with blood count and other blood tests to suggest cause. Commonly GI or uterine bleed. Treatment depends on cause, but may include transfusion.

In brief: Anemia

May have minimal symptoms, depending on how low and how rapidly you got there.
Typical ones are shortness of breath, easy fatigue, higher heart rate. All are related to inadequate oxygen delivery to tissues, so body using ways to compensate. Diagnose with blood count and other blood tests to suggest cause. Commonly GI or uterine bleed. Treatment depends on cause, but may include transfusion.
Dr. Matt Malkin
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