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Symptoms Of Anemia

Depending on the type of anemia, severity, cause, and other health problems, the symptoms vary. The common symptoms include loss of energy, tiredness, dizziness, concentration problems, leg cramps, pale skin, insomnia, rapid heartbeat, headache, and shortness of breath. Some other symptoms include pica, mouth ulcers, pins and needles, and memory problems.

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Help me with the reason for the abdominal pain, fever, and vomiting.

Query: Hi doctor, I have blood issues. Recently I have been facing this problem like unexplained fever, vomiting, right upper abdominal pain, severe weakness, dizziness, fainting, bone pain, feeling very tired without doing anything, blurry vision, ear tingling, shortness of breath, feeling very uncomforta...  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. You are having multiple symptoms according to provided history. Here one single diagnosis cannot be made. But it can be a generalized viral infection. Excess anxiety also can lead to multiple site body pain and dizziness. I suggest you consul...  Read Full »

How to treat severe menstrual bleeding and symptoms of anemia caused by it?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 20-year-old female. I have had inconsistent periods for five years, and I would bleed nonstop for three months, then go for 4 or 5 without a single drop. I have had normal cycles (as in a six days cycle normal flow) only a couple of times in my life. I went to 3 different obstet...  Read Full »

Dr. Vidya A Ramasamy

Answer: Hi, Welcome to What you are going through is just the hormonal imbalance. For a perfect normal monthly cycle, the hypothalamus, pituitary, and ovaries should work in coordination. That coordination takes few years and varies with individuals. As of now, correct your anemia with hematin...  Read Full »

How to manage body pain and fatigue present for many years?

Query: Hello doctor, The primary concern surrounding my inquiry is body pain and fatigue. I have lymphedema in my lower legs since eight years. Intermittently, the condition is mediated with compression stockings, massage therapy and occasional stationary exercise. The swelling persists with activity, just...  Read Full »

Dr. Naresh Kumar M.

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The laboratory reports (attachment removed to ensure privacy) indicate mild anemia and microscopic hematuria. The anemia seems to be a dual deficiency involving iron and B12. To confirm the cause, further tests including reticulocyte count, peripheral smear, serum iron, ...  Read Full »

Is it possible for a person to die because of severe microcytic hypochromic anemia?

Query: Hello doctor, Is it possible for a person to die because of severe microcytic hypochromic anemia? My dad suddenly fell from his bike while self-driving. He went into an unconscious stage, and later we took him to a hospital due to head injuries. The doctor told me not to worry, as a small blood clo...  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Thanks for trusting us with your health care. I can understand your concern. Sorry to hear about the death of your father. When he was injured in the accident, some form of brain hemorrhage might have occurred, leading to the presence of a blood clot. To determine the extent of involvement,...  Read Full »

I have increased RBC along with decreased MCV and MCH. What could be the reason?

Query: Hi doctor, If my complete blood count has high RBC value and low MCV and MCH values, what is the possible diagnosis for me?  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 1. High RBC count is called polycythemia. If it is persistently high, then the cause should be evaluated. Respiratory causes like COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) and cardiac causes can lead to secondary polycythemia. Primary polycythemia is a myeloprolifera...  Read Full »

Why am I seeing spottings in my underwear with delay in periods?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 19 year old female. I am concerned about my menstrual cycle. About two weeks ago, I noticed spotting in my underwear. It went on for two and a half days. On the first day it was reddish, and on the second day, it seemed a bit brownish. I was supposed to get my periods four days ...  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to How are you doing? That was an excellent and elaborate history. You will do well in medicine. And, I am happy that I can use medical terms. Let me tell you though that the only significant part of this history was the high-stress levels which you laughed away. 1. Abo...  Read Full »

What causes cold hands and feet along with fatigue?

Query: Hi doctor,I am having cold hands and feet. I also have a little bit of fatigue. Two years ago, I lost 90 pounds with diet and exercise. I had high blood pressure and anemia when I was pregnant with twins three years ago. Now, I have taken a complete blood count. I am attaching the reports for your r...  Read Full »

Dr. Prakash. H. M.

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Based on your query and attached report (attachment removed to protect patient identity), my opinion is as follows: There is a mild reduction in leukocyte count and hemoglobin. Also, red cell distribution width (RDW) is increased. The cause for reduced hemoglobin ap...  Read Full »

Why does my skin appear pale after surgery?

Query: Hello doctor, Three years ago, I underwent a foot surgery and lost a lot of blood. I still do not have enough blood and have pale skin. Previously, my skin appeared very fresh. I am taking supplements for calcium and iron deficiencies. Also, I have heavy menstruation. What should I do to make my ski...  Read Full »

Dr. Arvind Guru

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I think it would be best if you can upload your blood investigation reports so that proper measures can be advised for your anemia and calcium deficiency. Also, mention if you are taking any medications. Heavy menstruation is a common cause of anemia in your subcontin...  Read Full »

My two-month-old son is gaining weight slowly. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, My son is 2 months and 25 days old. His birth weight was 8.16 pounds. Within 10 days, he reduced to 7 pounds. From then, he is gaining weight very slowly. Now his weight is 9.2 pounds. I am exclusively breastfeeding him. He is very active, his hand and leg movements are very quick. He har...  Read Full »

Dr. Preeti Puranik

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Firstly, if the baby is active, feeding well, and is developing well, do not worry about the weight. From the weight record (attachment removed to protect patient identity), he has gained about 2.2 pounds in 70 days, which is definitely less than expected. You can tak...  Read Full »

I have a painful swollen lymph node in my neck area. Is it due to cancer?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 23 year old male, and I have Hashimoto's thyroiditis, from the past five years. It is well controlled by Synthroid and natural thyroid. Over the last few months, I have been having some worrying symptoms. I am literally so tired all the time, and I am severely anemic even if I t...  Read Full »

Dr. Shobhit Shah

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Get a thyroid profile and complete hemogram done. Your symptoms are very vague and they do not point to any one disease. Revert with more information to an internal medicine physician online -->  Read Full »

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