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Signs and Symptoms of Iron-Deficiency Anemia

When to Seek Care for Anemia Symptoms

Iron-deficiency anemia is a common type of anemia that occurs when your body does not have enough iron. Iron is necessary for the production of hemoglobin, which helps to carry oxygen throughout your body. If you are deficient in iron, you may experience a variety of symptoms, including fatigue, pale skin, breathlessness, and dizziness.

While signs and symptoms of iron-deficiency anemia may vary, Advance ER can provide diagnostic testing to detect the cause and treat symptoms promptly. For 24/7 emergency care, reach out to us at (214) 494-8222.

What to Look Out For

It is important to be aware of the signs and symptoms associated with iron-deficiency anemia, so that you can seek medical intervention as soon as possible if needed. Common symptoms include the following and more:

  • Feeling weak or tired more often than usual or while exercising
  • Headaches
  • Dizziness
  • Palpitations (rapid or irregular heartbeat)
  • Problems concentrating or thinking
  • Irritability
  • Loss of appetite
  • Numbness or tingling in hands and feet
  • Cold hands and feet
  • Shortness of breath (dyspnea)
  • Chest pain
  • Abnormal paleness or lack of color in the skin.

If you experience any of these symptoms on a regular basis, or if they become worse over time, it is important to seek medical attention right away. At Advance ER, we specialize in providing quick diagnosis and treatment for those living with iron-deficiency anemia, so that you can get back to feeling your best as soon as possible.

Providing Prompt, Efficient, and Effective Care

At Advance ER, we understand how important it is to receive timely medical attention when dealing with symptoms of anemia. Our team of experienced physicians and nurses provide attentive care around the clock, and we are available 24/7 for emergency cases. We offer extensive services at all hours of the day or night to ensure that our patients receive the best possible care.

Visit us today to request care or give us a call for specific questions regarding anemia treatment.