Management of Hematologic Disorders

  • Author: David Aboulafia, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 4/1/16 (What's New)

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Table 1. Symptoms of Anemia

Early Symptoms

Later Symptoms

Hemoglobin level typically 10-12 g/dL

Hemoglobin level typically ≤ 8-9 g/dL

  • Fatigue
  • Weakness
  • Exertional dyspnea
  • Slowed cognition
  • Rapid heart rate
  • Bounding pulse
  • Dyspnea at rest
  • Severe fatigue
  • Confusion
  • Angina
  • Congestive heart failure

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