What Are the Common Symptoms of Polycythaemia?

Mild cases of polycythaemia may not cause symptoms, but common symptoms include:

Blurred vision
Chest pain
Headaches
Itching
Muscle pain
Dizziness
Ruddy complexion
High blood pressure
Tinnitus or ringing in the ears

If polycythaemia is related to kidney cancer, liver cancer, or other erythropoietin-secreting tumours, the symptoms of these conditions, such as weight loss, abdominal pain or fullness, or jaundice may be predominant.

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