Connection between Factor V Leiden and anemia?

Patient

Q: I was wondering if there was an increased chance of anemia if someone has Factor V Leiden? I think I might be anemic and I wanted to know if I have a higher chance because of my condition. I am also 18 years old and female and lead a stressful college routine.

Symptoms:  Paleness, shortness of breath, increased heart rate when exercising, unexplained bruises
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