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Symptoms of Polycythemia

Symptoms of Polycythemia: Introduction

The symptoms of polycythemia vary depending on the cause and the presence of complications. Symptoms of polycythemia vera can include dizziness, headache, facial flushing, difficulty breathing, fatigue, itching after taking a hot bath, enlarged spleen, lethargy, and visual disturbances. Symptoms of secondary polycythemia include lethargy, hypertension, and headache.

Left untreated, polycythemia vera can lead to such complications as blood clots, bleeding, acute myelogenous leukemia, peptic ulcer, gastrointestinal bleeding, heart attack and stroke....more about Polycythemia »

Symptoms of Polycythemia

The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources for Polycythemia includes the 14 symptoms listed below:

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Polycythemia as a Cause of Symptoms or Medical Conditions

When considering symptoms of Polycythemia, it is also important to consider Polycythemia as a possible cause of other medical conditions. The Disease Database lists the following medical conditions that Polycythemia may cause:

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The symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Polycythemia. This signs and symptoms information for Polycythemia has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Polycythemia signs or Polycythemia symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Polycythemia 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 Polycythemia symptoms.

 

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