Anemia is generally low level of hemoglobin in the blood of the normal level. Or decrease in the number of red blood cells which contain hemoglobin, which leads to lack of oxygen and thus a patient complains of fatigue.
There are three main types of anemia
  • Hemolytic anemia
  • Anemia caused by blood loss
  • Anemia caused by a defect in the production of red blood cells

Anemia is a symptom of mesothelioma and remain undetected because the symptoms are not clear, such as other symptoms of mesothelioma, such as weight loss, growth is not justified in the abdomen, and difficulty in breathing. However, if untreated anemia can cause serious damage.
Of the reasons that lead to anemia, genetic disorders, iron deficiency, vitamin B 12 deficiency and treatment of cancer, which limits the production of blood cells. There are different treatments to improve the production of red blood cells in those with anemia from vitamins to transfer blood to the patient. This depends on the severity of the disease.
In many cases, the symptoms of anemia is not clear. Some of these symptoms are chest pain and weight loss is also the symptoms of pleural mesothelioma and pericardial mesothelioma, which leads to increased risk factors in the patient.
Dysphagia a symptom of mesothelioma leads to a problem in eating, fluids and thus lead to anemia. In addition, if the patient receives the treatment of mesothelioma, such as chemotherapy or radiation or drugs home, will require the patient to the large amounts of vitamins.
Pleural mesothelioma, pericardial, peritoneal causes severe pain in the stomach and intestines, leading to anemia, a very serious condition that may worsen other symptoms of the cancer mesothelioma.


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