Symptoms of Pernicious anemia
Symptoms of Pernicious anemia: Introduction
The symptoms of pernicious anemia can vary amongst individuals, depending on the cause, the severity of anemia, and other factors.
Direct symptoms of pernicious anemia are due to a lack of red blood cells, which are vital to carrying oxygen to the cells of the body. Symptoms can include pale skin, shortness of breath, fatigue, dizziness, headache, cold hands and feet, heart palpitations, and chest pain.
There are also often symptoms that are due to a lack of vitamin B12. Untreated vitamin B12 deficiency can affect the nervous system and result in permanent nerve damage. Symptoms can include numbness and tingling in the hands and feet, unsteadiness, difficulty walking, confusion, depression, memory loss, and dementia.
Vitamin B12 deficiency can also affect the gastrointestinal tract and result in enlarged liver, nausea, vomiting, heartburn, abdominal bloating, gas, constipation or diarrhea, loss of appetite, and weight loss....more about Pernicious anemia »
Symptoms of Pernicious anemia
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Pernicious anemia as a Cause of Symptoms or Medical Conditions
When considering symptoms of Pernicious anemia, it is also important to consider Pernicious anemia as a possible cause of other medical conditions.
The Disease Database lists the following medical conditions that Pernicious anemia may cause:
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attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Pernicious anemia.
This signs and symptoms information for Pernicious anemia has been gathered from various sources,
may not be fully accurate,
and may not be the full list of Pernicious anemia signs or Pernicious anemia symptoms.
Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Pernicious anemia may vary on an individual basis for each patient.
Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they
are indeed Pernicious anemia symptoms.