What Are the Later Symptoms of Polycythemia Vera?

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Q:
What are the later symptoms of polycythemia vera?

A:
As polycythemia vera progresses, patients may have episodes of hemorrhage or thrombosis. Hemorrhage is the most frequent cause of death from polycythemia vera.

Other later symptoms or complications of polycythemia vera may include:

  • High level of uric acid in the blood
  • An increased risk of peptic ulcer disease
  • Gout

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