Aug 6, 2003
I was wondering if the following things could be symptoms of anemia:
hair loss, numbness in upper leg (thigh area), sharp, insatiable hunger despite having eaten a full meal about an hour earlier, restlessness (especially in the legs), sleeplessness, and constant headaches
These are over and above tiredness and inertia.
Response from Dr. Frascino
Nope, anemia can cause lots of symptoms, but it is not really noted to be a cause of most of the symptoms you list. Yes, it can cause fatigue, headaches, and a host of other symptoms. The test for anemia is a very simple blood test. If you are worried, see your doctor. There's no need to try to second guess a condition like anemia, based solely on symptoms.
steroids as proactive treatment?
Dr. where you go? i hope your fine?
- Is It Possible To Turn Positive After 6 Months?
- Lip Kissing With Sores And Cracks And Hiv Positive
- Odds Of Getting Hiv Through Unprotected Vaginal Intercourse
- Receptive Vaginal Sex Risk With Minimal Penetration And No Ejaculation
- RNA Testing After Three Months
- What Does It Means If Your A Hiv Carrier?
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.