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44 possible causes of 'Anemia'
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Anemia occurs when the number of healthy red blood cells (RBCs) in the body is too low. Red cells...
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    Chest pain
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    Blanching of skin
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    Shortness of breath
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    Pain
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    Anemia
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Anemia occurs when a person has lower-than-normal levels of red blood cells (RBCs) in the blood....
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    Strawberry tongue
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    Loss of appetite
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    Headache
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    Frontal headache
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    Anemia
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Pernicious anemia (PA) is an autoimmune disorder in which the body fails to make enough healthy red...
Symptoms:
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    Beefy red tongue
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    Heart rate altered
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    Strawberry tongue
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    Numbness of foot
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    Anemia
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Folic acid deficiency anemia is caused by having too little vitamin B9 (folate) in your blood....
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    Pain
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    Shortness of breath on exertion
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    Headache
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    General weakness
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    Anemia
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Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in which the lining of the large intestine...
Symptoms:
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    Chronic pain
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    Bowel sounds loud
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    Feels hot to touch
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    General weakness
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    Anemia
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Thalassemia is a blood disorder passed down through families (inherited) in which the body makes an...
Symptoms:
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    Shortness of breath
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    Dark urine
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    Shortness of breath on exertion
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    Pale stools
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    Anemia
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Bleeding esophageal varices occur when swollen veins (varices) in your lower esophagus, the muscular...
This condition is considered a medical emergency.
Urgent care may be required
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    Nausea
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    Blood in stool
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    Lightheadedness
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    Black stools
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    Anemia
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Hypovolemic shock is a life-threatening condition that results when you lose more than 20 percent...
This condition is considered a medical emergency.
Urgent care may be required
Symptoms:
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    Moist skin
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    Absent pulse
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    Pale complexion
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    Diaphoresis
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    Anemia
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Leukemia is a cancer of the blood cells. There are several types of blood cells, including red blood...
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    Bleeds easily
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    Weight loss
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    Petechiae
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    General weakness
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    Anemia
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Sickle cell anemia is a genetic disease of the red blood cells (RBCs). Normally RBCs are shaped like...
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    Abnormal heart rhythms
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    Leg ulcers
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    Shortness of breath on exertion
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    Arm pain
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    Anemia
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