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Polycythemia and skin rashes

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Electrocardioverted multiple times. Having shortness of breath. Chances of having polycythemia?

wheezing.he has swelling and brown discoloration on the skin of his ankles, varicose veins in his legs ... weekly . flecanide,toprol, zolpidem, pravastatin, tramadol.He is concerned that he may have polycythemia ...
 

What are the possible causes for polycythemia?

My husband was diagnosed with polycythemia 3 years ago. He was 31, a non smoker (has never smoked) - he is fit and healthy. They have tested him to find the cause of his polycythemia - it is not his ...
 

Is Polycythemia vera fatal?

My nurse practioner said she thinks I have p vera ! Is this fatal if treated ? I've always had quirky blood test . I high ANA false positive lupus test false positive syphllis test ect. Coud this be another quirky blood. My HCT was 64.0
 

Can alcohol cause Polycythemia?

can drinking guinness over the years cause Polycythemia? ...
 

What is the risks of hyperbaric treatments, polycythemia and elevated platelet count?

What is the risks of hyperbaric treatments and polycythemia and elevated platelet count? ...
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Suffer from polycythemia. Having thick blood. Abdominal stress, bloating and nausea. Are these related?

a non itchy skin rash that shows up on occasion with no pattern but limited to my torso and back ...i have polycythemia my hct is usually at 47.2 and higher. i get a copy of my weekly blood tests ...
 

Have polycythemia vera, body pain, dizziness, weakness, abdominal aortic aneurysm. High WBC count and cholesterol

, dizziness, weakness, and have an abdominal aortic aneurysm. I was diagnosed with Polycythemia vera this year ... or stand my skin all over turns bright red and purple within minutes. I am currently under enormous stress ...
 

How serious is polycythemia vera?

How dangerous is polycythemia vera? My husband has been diagnosed, he is 62, previous heart attack , easily fatigued, etc. From my reading I find it is everything from manageable to fatal. ...
 

How to treat polycythemia vera ?

Hello Sir, I ve recently (8.5 mo) had a blood clot & now have been diagnosed with polycythemia vera w/Dr s highest I ve ever encountered @ 56..have had 2 draws w/1st only drawing 190ml of target 300 ...
 

Have secondary polycythemia. Are lymph node on back of neck, headaches related to polycythemia?

I have had secondary polycythemia for 2years I noticed a lump on the back of my neck was told ... with polycythemia? ...
 

Polycythemia vera, knots on leg, no fever, cellulitis?

My 75 y/o white female mother has a history of policythemia vera. She has had knots that are hot to touch show up on her legs before. She has one now behind her r knee . She is not running a fever that I know of at this time. Could this be...
 

Is polycythemia vera a genetic transmitted disease?

was diagnosed with Polycythemia Vera. Is it possible there maybe a generic thing here? The health department ...
 

Polycythemia vera, taking wysolone and azoram, repeating mouth ulcer

Hi, I am a PV patient and on wysolone and azoram from past 7 months. started wysolone from 80 Mg in sept 2011 ans today i am on 10 mg dose..azoran is 100 mg from day 1 till date. my query is now that i almost thought i am over this concern , i got...
 

Taken hydroxurea for polycythemia vera. Will prednisone help with itching?

i have had polycythemia vera for 14 years and have been treated with hydroxurea. My extreme itching was controlled by allegra . For the last 6 months, NOTHING is helping with the itch. Yesterday, my hemotogist put ...
 

Have polycythemia, psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. Pain, fatigue, sores on body

I have been diagnosed lately with polycythemia and I have both psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis . The doctors here are mystified and can t figure out how to treat the psoriasis or arthritis. Pain, fatigue ...
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