When Should I Go to See My Doctor?

Here are some other potential symptoms of PV that you should report to your doctor immediately:

• Changes in vision or difficulty with speech
• Weakness or numbness on one side of the body
• Chest discomfort or difficulty breathing
• Severe pain or swelling in the stomach or spleen
• Swelling, tightness or redness in a limb, particularly the leg
• Change in color of the fingers or toes
• Bleeding or blood in the stool
• Weight loss
• Fevers or drenching sweats
• Symptoms of anemia such as lightheadedness or an increase in fatigue

* The Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.