What Are the Symptoms of Having a Low Red Blood Cell Count?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 13, 2020 10:41:22 AM ET

A low red blood cell count, most often referred to as anemia, can cause weakness, fatigue, dizziness, fainting, lack of energy, pale skin, rapid heart rate or palpitations and shortness of breath. Chronic anemia in children may cause learning problems and increased risk of infection, says MedicineNet