Tuesday 1 January 2013


Let us check it out What are the symptoms of anemia. It  is a disease caused due to low red blood cell count and due to this condition it decreases oxygen delivery  to various tissue in the body.So let us check it now what are the symptoms of anemia (anaemia) to understand anemia disease .

Symptoms of anemia are as follows:

  • Cramps in legs
  • Skin turns pale
  • Dizziness
  • Loss of energy
  • Shortness of breathe
  • Headache
  • Easy fatigue
  • Insomnia
  • Difficulty in concentrating
Symptoms of anemia due to deficiency of vitamin B12:
  • Sense of touch lost
  • Tingling sensation in the feet or hands
  • Hallucination
  • Schizophrenia
  • Paranoia
  • Dementia
  • Difficult is walking
  • Arms and legs becomes stiff
Symptoms of anemia due to deficiency of Iron:
  • Upward curvature of the nails (koilonychias)
  • Soreness(in themouth) with cracks at the corners
Symptoms when there is chronic lead poisoning:
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal pain
  • Constipation

Symptoms of anemia due to chronic Chronic RBC destruction:
  •  Ulcers in legs
  • Brown or red urine
  • Jaundice

Symptoms of anemia due to sickle cell anemia:

  • Fatigue
  • Delayed growth in children
  • Severe pain in joints, abdomen and limbs

Given above are some of the symptoms of anemia.

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