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Severely anemic, feeling weak, racing heart, cough and burning sensation. Reasons ?

hi I am severely anemic my last level was told to be 12 and they are in process of setting up an infusment for me for this, but today I feel as if something as change i feel reall out of it, sick and weak, if I exert any energy I feel like im gonna pass out my heart start racing and i have to sit down, now im also exprencing a cough that feels like its only coming from the right side which has a burning sensation. I need to also to let you know that I had a PE a year ago and was being treated but recently my hematologist took me off bc of the low iron
Asked On : Wed, 27 Feb 2013
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Dear Ericar4988,

Thanks for your questions.
From your statement, I can gather that your heart may have started experiencing more strain from the severity of the anemia, than it can may be failing. So, you need to urgently check yourself into a competent hospital (with specialist Hematologist or Cardiologist service) for immediate treatment (which would most likely include blood transfusions).
Additionally, the cough may even be a sign of a repeat PE, which can co-exist with heart failure.
Whichever it is, you need to be in hospital.
Best wishes.
Answered: Mon, 11 Mar 2013
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