A health care provider can easily diagnose anemia with a careful review of your symptoms and with a physical examin Mild anemia usually does not produce symptoms. However more severe anemia may be associated with: weakness, fatigue. skin, gums, and nail beds that are pale.
Other symptoms of an anemia which is getting worsen anemia include: light headedness, especially when you change positions, for example, when you stand up, fast heartbeat, shortness of breath, fainting, chest pain.
Jaundice (yellow skin and eyes) may be a symptom of hemolytic anemia.
An hemoglobin and hematocrit test and a complete blood count (CBC) tcan easily diagnose or confirm an anemia and to see how severe it is. Additional tests are needed to determine the type of anemia.
The treatment of anemia depends on the type you have. You will need to have follow-up visits with your health care provider to check your blood count and the effect of your treatment.
Anemia Screening – Comprehensive $92.00
(Includes CBC+Ferritin+Iron +TIBC)