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Common Anemia Symptoms

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Symptomes of anemia

Good morning Dr. RobHere the history: I was diagnosed hiv + in May 1997. I am actually on meds with Combivir and Sustiva (started meds in January 2001 and very compliant) I also take pravachol (meds side effects) to lower cholesterol and also...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,There is no doubt that anemia can be associated with many of the symptoms you describe "fatigue, difficultly concentrating, dizziness, headaches, tired all the time," etc. Anemia is diagnosed by looking at components of the CBC (complete... Read more »

HELP -- are my symptoms due to my anemia?

Dear Doctor,My hemoglobin has been declining. Usually it's in the range of 9 to 10 however lately... Read more »

Anemia symptoms

I was wondering if the following things could be symptoms of anemia:hair loss,numbness in upper leg... Read more »
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Fatigue May Be Sign of Anemia

...oxygen can lead to fatigue, difficulty breathing, an increased heart rate and a pale appearance. Signs to heed What are the signs of anemia? The most common complaint of people with anemia is tiredness, or fatigue. Anemia can also cause... Read more »
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Anemia?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know what is the typical symptoms for anemia? I recently experienced bruises easily which had never happened to me before. I was a very healthy person and bruise or cuts on me got healed very quickly. People told me that low red blood... Read more »

Is tiredness a symptom?

Posted by James1941, 5 Replies
Tested HIV+ in Sept 2005, contracted it in March or April 2005 (I think) regular monitoring, still no medication, readings holding steady. What I want to know is whether tiredness is a symptom of HIV. For example, my home is fairly small but more... Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

still having symptoms

Posted by redsox34, 1 Reply
it's been 9 month's now. is it possible the virus is working fast on my body. i tested neg. at 7 month's. but my body is shutting down. i recently started peeing blood. i've had a cough now for about a month. the only thing it can be is hiv. does... Read more »