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Meaning of pallor and breathlessness on exertion. Anemia?
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Could be
Pallor is one of the sign of anemia.
Shortness of breath on exertion presents when your body does not get enough/adequate oxygenation- either from anemia/decreased level of hb ( not enough hb to carries o2 to the lung and other vital organs), or other causes- such as problems with the lungs/heart. You should see your md to have a complete evaluation to find the cause and further treatment.

In brief: Could be
Pallor is one of the sign of anemia.
Shortness of breath on exertion presents when your body does not get enough/adequate oxygenation- either from anemia/decreased level of hb ( not enough hb to carries o2 to the lung and other vital organs), or other causes- such as problems with the lungs/heart. You should see your md to have a complete evaluation to find the cause and further treatment.
Dr. Liawaty Ho
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
In brief: Lack of oxygen
Delivery to match the bodies needs causes pallor and shortness of breath.
Whether it is anemia or heart failure.

In brief: Lack of oxygen
Delivery to match the bodies needs causes pallor and shortness of breath.
Whether it is anemia or heart failure.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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