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Hemoglobin Levels (cont.)

What is anemia and what are its symptoms?

Anemia is a term that means less than normal levels of red blood cells or hemoglobin in a person's blood. The term is derived from the Greek term anaimia, meaning lack of blood. The symptoms of anemia usually include some of the following symptoms:

Underlying causes that are responsible for the anemia often produce other symptoms that are more specific to the underlying cause.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/12/2014

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