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64 Possible Causes for Dizziness, Red Blood Cell Distribution Width Increased

  • Iron Deficiency

    Iron deficiency anemia affects nearly a third of women around the world, and can result in dizziness, headaches and difficulty staying focussed.[the.ismaili] Average size of RBCs (MCV) — may be decreased Average amount of Hb in RBCs (MCH) — may be decreased Increased variation in the size of RBCs (red cell distribution width (RDW[labtestsonline.org.au] This is reflected in the red blood cell distribution width (RDW); thus, the earliest evidence of the development of an iron-deficient erythropoiesis is seen in the peripheral[emedicine.com]

  • Iron Deficiency Anemia

    This can lead to a variety of health problems including low energy, fatigue, dizziness, poor circulation, and more.[fergon.com] […] high red blood cell distribution width, reflecting an increased variability in the size of red blood cells.A low mean corpuscular volume also appears during the course of[en.wikipedia.org] Anemia also can cause shortness of breath, dizziness, headache, coldness in your hands and feet, pale skin, chest pain, weakness, and fatigue (tiredness).[web.archive.org]

  • Thalassemia

    At the age of 18, the described patient presented with progressively worsening lethargy, headaches, dizziness, syncope and Raynaud's phenomenon.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] blood cell distribution width High Normal; occasionally high Normal Ferritin Low Normal Normal Mentzer index for children (MCV/red blood cell count) 13 13 13 Hb electrophoresis[aafp.org] Patients may claim frequent headaches, dizziness, exertional dyspnea and palpitations.[symptoma.com]

  • Sickle Cell Disease

    She presented with a 2-month history of headache, dizziness, personality and behavioral changes, and vomiting.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] One patient became profoundly deaf after an acute episode of dizziness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Signs of anemia include: paleness, often seen in the skin, lips, or nailbeds tiredness dizziness being short of breath feeling lightheaded being irritable trouble paying attention[kidshealth.org]

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    His dizziness eventually resolved with injections of B12. REFERENCES Butler CC, Vidal-Alaball J, Cannings-John R, et al.[dizziness-and-balance.com] Dizziness Frequent bouts of dizziness or vertigo can often be a signal that your B12 stores are low.[activebeat.com] Other uncommon side effects include skin rash, hot flushes, nausea, dizziness and cardiac arrhythmias.[southerncross.co.nz]

  • Anemia

    On presentation, he reported symptoms of fatigue, shortness of breath, bilateral leg swelling, dizziness (characterized as light-headedness), and frequent heartburn.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] variation in the size of RBCs (red cell distribution width, RDW) A blood smear may reveal RBCs that are smaller and paler than normal as well as RBCs that vary in size (anisocytosis[labtestsonline.org] , or vertigo especially when standing Headache Irritability Irregular menstruation cycles Absent or delayed menstruation (amenorrhea) Sore or swollen tongue (glossitis) Jaundice[chop.edu]

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency Anemia

    […] anemia and thalassemia, or cancer Aplastic anemia, a condition that can be inherited or acquired G6PD deficiency, a metabolic disorder Anemia can make you feel tired, cold, dizzy[icdlist.com] red blood cell distribution width (RDW).[clinicaladvisor.com] A 45–year–old black female presented with 2 weeks history of worsening fatigue, malaise, shortness of breath upon exertion and dizziness.[shmabstracts.com]

  • Folate-Deficiency Anemia

    […] anemia and thalassemia, or cancer Aplastic anemia, a condition that can be inherited or acquired G6PD deficiency, a metabolic disorder Anemia can make you feel tired, cold, dizzy[icdlist.com] They may be dizzy. They may have pale lips and skin. And they may not be interested in eating and lose weight.[fairview.org]

  • Hemolytic Anemia

    Signs and symptoms may include fatigue, dizziness, heart palpitations, pale skin, headache, confusion, jaundice, and a spleen or liver that is larger than normal.[nhlbi.nih.gov] Hemolysis was confirmed by a complete drop in haptoglobin, hemopexin and increased plasma lactate dehydrogenase, an increased red blood cell distribution width and osmotic[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The most common symptoms associated with hemolytic anemia are as follows: Pale or yellow skin Yellowness of the eyes Unusual fatigue or tiredness Lightheadedness or dizziness[luriechildrens.org]

  • Heart Failure

    Dizziness, fatigue, and weakness. Less blood to your major organs and muscles makes you feel tired and weak. Less blood to the brain can cause dizziness or confusion.[webmd.com] blood cell distribution width II - Prognostic implications Many studies have shown anaemia to increase mortality and morbidity in HF patients ( 1, 5, 8, 9 ) and to cause[web.archive.org] Any new palpitations or dizziness should be reported. Sometimes the dizziness may be related to the tablets you are taking.[irishheart.ie]

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