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Polycythaemia: An abnormal increase in the number of blood cells in the blood. See detailed information below for a list of 32 causes of Polycythaemia, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
The following medical conditions are some of the possible
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Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible
causes of Polycythaemia as a symptom include:
An increase in the total red cell mass of the blood. (Dorland, 27th ed)
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The list of organs typically affected by Polycythaemia may include, but is not limited to:
The list below shows some of the causes of Polycythaemia mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Polycythaemia. Of the 32 causes of Polycythaemia that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Polycythaemia' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Polycythaemia, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.
Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :
Medical Conditions associated with Polycythaemia:
Symptoms related to Polycythaemia:
Blood symptoms (2297 causes), Red blood cell symptoms (891 causes), Genetic causes, Physiological, High altitudes, Smoking, Renal tumours, Liver tumours, Athletes who use anabolic steroids, Adrenal adenoma (16 causes), Cushing's syndrome (28 causes), COPD, Methmoglobin reductase deficiency
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