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how do i know if i have amemia??
Sep 18, 2005

I have hypothyroidism but lately i have been tired and tired all the time and for some reason i get dizzy if i stand up to fast and it happens alot.

Response from Dr. Frascino

Hi, Anemia is easily diagnosed with a simple blood test called a hemoglobin level. If your level is less than 14 g/dL for men or 12 g/dL for women, you are anemic. You may qualify for free anemia screening at home with the new Anemia Pro Self-Screening Kit. Call 1-888-506-9696 or go to to see if you qualify to receive a free kit. Other causes for your fatigue and dizziness should also be evaluated by your HIV specialist. He'll need to check your thyroid studies and also your blood pressure for starters. Good luck! Dr. Bob

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