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Symptoms of anemia? - Asked by U O on 11-Dec-2015 10:39:42

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    Answered by Dr. Shravanthi V on 12-Dec-2015 18:48:16


    The most common symptoms include:

    Less common symptoms include:

    • headache
    • tinnitus (hearing sounds coming from inside the body, rather than from an outside source)
    • an altered sense of taste
    • feeling itchy
    • a sore or abnormally smooth tongue
    • hair loss
    • a desire to eat non-food items, such as ice, paper or clay (a condition known as pica)
    • difficulty swallowing (dysphagia)
    • painful ulcers (open sores) on the corners of your mouth
    • spoon-shaped nails

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