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Polycythemia Vera

Hi. I was diagnosed with PV in 2017. I am on Hydroxvurea. 500 MG,
7 days per week. I have frequent phlebotomies but after the last phlebotomy, I got really sick. I was nauseated and vomiting mosT of the night and nauseated. I have had extreme fatigue ever since I was first diagnosed. I have itchy skin, losing hair and burning feet. My ferritin is a 5 and my iron saturation level is 6. I am exhausted. Are all of these symptoms normal for PV?

  1. I'm sure it can be very exhausting to have those symptoms . I found an article that may help you, and there're others if you want to do a search on PV. Hope this helps! https://blood-cancer.com/living/things-learned

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