Can Iron Deficiency Cause For Leg Pain

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Asked by lisa2011

Can Iron Deficiency Cause For Leg Pain

I might have an iron deficincey and I'm also experiencing leg pain. Could the pain be caused by the iron defiiciency?

Answer

Yes, leg pain is common in severe iron deficiency. Other symptoms could include headache, chest pain, heart palpitations, shortness of breath and dizziness, dry mouth, burning tongue and mouth sores. The best way to treat the leg pain migh be to treat the iron deficiency, or the leg pain could be caused by something else. Your doctor will know best after tests and an examination. Good luck!

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