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Fatigue, weight loss, yellowish eyes and skin due to low hemoglobin. Its adverse effect?

I am 25 year old male from india, I have some health issues like fatigue , weight loss . My eyes and skin seems like yellowish. I have undergone blood test last week, it shows that my haemoglobin is lower than the normal range. Haemoglobin - 12.2 RBC - 4.12 Does it mean anemia? What would be the severity of this measures?
Asked On : Wed, 4 Jul 2012
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Gastroenterologist 's  Response
Hemoglobin of 12.2 does not indicate severe anemia. This is not the cause for
your sypmtoms of fatigue and weight loss. I am a little concerned about your
skin and eyes being yellowish in color. This might indicate liver problems such
as Hepatitis. There are different types of viral hepatitis. Are you consuminng
significant amounts of alcohol such as beer or whiskey on a regular basis ?
This could also cause liver damage. You need to have a complete blood work
to include Hepatitis screen,also liver enzyme determination along with other
liver tests.
Wish you the best of health.
Answered: Thu, 5 Jul 2012
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