The degree of anemia in Percy alarmed the doctor and so she prescribed medications.
Many people who are suffering from various degrees of anemia are often pale, lifeless, and lacking in energy or vitality.
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2. A chronic hereditary form of anemia that occurs mainly in people of African descent.
It is caused by a gene inherited from both parents.
Symptoms include jaundice, splenomegaly, and fragility of the red blood cells.
Such a condition is caused by a deficient number of erythrocytes (red blood cells), an abnormally low level of hemoglobin in the individual cells, or both of these conditions simultaneously.
Regardless of the cause, all types of anemia cause similar signs and symptoms because of the blood's reduced capacity to carry oxygen and these symptoms include pallor of the skin and mucous membranes, weakness, dizziness, easy fatigability, and drowsiness.
Severe cases show difficulty in breathing, heart abnormalities, and digestive complaints.