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What Are the Symptoms of low iron levels?

A: iron is an element that is vital to several physiological processes. With low iron levels, the body cannot properly circulate oxygen, which commonly results in dizziness, weakness, and fatigue. low iron concentration can also lead to unnatural paleness. Furthermore, since iron contributes to the production of structural proteins, a low iron level may cause joint and abdominal pain.. Naturally concentrated in the blood as ferritin, iron is responsible for the color of red blood cells. Blood vessels near the surface of the skin contribute to the...


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Would low iron levels in your blood cause low blood pressure?

A: No, low iron levels in body should not cause low blood pressure. These are the symptoms of anemia. * Blue color to whites of the eyes * Brittle nails * Decreased appetite (especially in children) * Fatigue * Headache * Irritability * Pale skin color * Shortness of breath * Sore tongue * Unusual food cravings (called pica) * Weakness Note: There may be no symptoms if the anemia is mild. http://www.drugs.com/enc/iron-deficiency-anemia.html Hello Marvell. Thanks for your reply. So what causes low blood pressure? My girlfriend suffers from bouts of breathing problems where sometimes she can''t breathe for periods of up to 10 or 15 seconds almost...


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What are the side effects of low iron levels?

A: Side effects of low iron levels? this varies from person to person byt heres some things that can happen with the low iron issues, breathlessness feeling very tired dizziness feeling cold all the time, even when it's warm and most other people around you are comfortable a rapid, weak pulse palpitations headaches Less common symptoms can include tinnitus ) and an altered sense of taste. iron-deficiency anaemia can make people irritable and have poor concentration. It can affect children's growth, causing behavioural and learning difficulties. Some people with iron-deficiency anaemia develop thin skin and...
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What is the best treatment for anaemia due to low iron levels in the blood?

A: why don''t u eat a loot of speenach? Why would you ask here? Get another doctor. ur symptoms reflect tat u got so underlinig cause 4 ur illness 4 wich anemua is just a sign. i ll recommened a complete body phsiology test it cud b possible tat u might hav some parasitic infection or bone marrow depression or a recent surgery wich is hampering ur recover. talk folic acid , vit c , calcium as deficiec y of these make iron uptake by body slow. I went through the same thing, try drinking your supplements at night, with a glass of orange juice, if this doesn''t help, you must go back to your doctor and let him know what''s going on. even m n anaemic , wat i do is laugh a lot and hav a glass of pomogranade (anaar)juice everyday , i know its very...


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I need help about low iron levels

A: The answer to your question is yes. Did your doctor check your B-12 level,give you a three hour glucose test and check your thyroid? I wasmisdiagnosed for 18 months as having major depressive disorder with generalanxiety. After three doctors I finally found one that was willing to digdeep into my blood history. By the time the results were in, my body wasalmost completely out of iron and B-12. I had low blood sugar (dropped toa 47 during my three hour test) and a huge benign mass on my thyroid. Isuffered from fatigue, sleeping during the day, but tremoring through thenight, confusion, dizziness, rapid heart beat, faintness upon standing,etc.. My condition had progressed to the point that I was confined to myhome for nearly six months. I was...


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enlarged Mesenteric Lymph Nodes, enlarged spleen, extremely low iron level

A: Dear Johnelle, At this site we are not supposed to advise on individual cases. But I will try to give as much general help as I can, and refer you to other sites. Many women have anemia, but extremely low iron levels are a concern. But internal bleeding is not too likely. Recent childbirth or very heavy menstrual bleeding can of course be causes. Some genetic conditions also cause anemia. Here is more on anemia: http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/understanding-anemia-basics Enlarged mesenteric lymph nodes can be caused by an infection or appendicitis, but that should be quickly ruled in or out: http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/mesenteric-lymphadentitis A PET scan could show internal bleeding or...
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How do you treat hair loss due to low iron level?

A: increase your iron levels. Take a supplement, eat lots of broccoli!...
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What have you done about low iron levels?

A: My iron is extremely low, as well. My Dr. put me on 1000 mg of iron perday, taken with Vitamin C, to help it absorb. Lack of iron can also maskother symptoms, so you should check with and follow your Dr.''s advice onthis. My lack of iron led to the discovery of a tumor that needed to beremoved. While this isn''t the norm and I don''t want you to think of suchdrastic answers, I do want you to look at the whole picture. Analternative for those of us who cannot absorb iron, is iron shots everymonth. Michelle,You need to talk to the folks over at the Grads List! Here''s...


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Has anyone not been able to have a tummy tuck due to low iron levels?

A: I HAVE ALWAYS HAD low iron, AND MY TUMMY TUCK WAS NOT CANCELED AND WENT OFFWITHOUT A HITCH, NO PROBLEMS, NO TRANSFUSIONS OR ANYTHING. HERE''S A HINTTHOUGH GET SOME NEOSPORIN(SP) AND PUT IT ON ONCE YOU GET HOME FROM THEHOSPITAL WHENEVER YOU CHANGE YOUR BANDAGES AND IT HELPS REDUCE THE RISK OFINFECTION, EVERYONE I KNOW WHO HAS DONE THIS HAS HAD NO PROBLEMS WITH THEIRINCISIONS. GOOD LUCK AND TAKE IT EASY. TONJIA -132PDS I was scheduled for a TT and hernia repair. My iron was way low; insteadof ''postponing'' they just gave me a transfusion. Everything went fine....


 
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