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High rdw high eosin

A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
U R seriously sick: This is probably iron deficiency. Even if you are a non-supplementing vegetarian, there's almost certainly something seriously wrong. You have a bleed... Read More

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Ignore it: The normal ranges are those set for the majority of healthy people, but not all. If you feel well, i'd ignore all of these -- even the fad c-reactive ... Read More
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Nothing jumps out.: Might be normal. Platelet volume is not anywhere near as important as platelet function and number. Eosinophils suggest allergy or invasive parasites... Read More
Dr. David Brouwer
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
CRP: The only one of those results that peaks my attention is the elevated crp. That indicates an inflammatory condition in your body and your doctor will ... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
What question please: Are you asking if the white cell differential on your CBC (complete blood count) can be explained by your co-morbidities? The answer is yes, but you ... Read More
Dr. Thomas Klein
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
Allergies: Allergies can be behind the chronic sinus problems and the increased eosinophils. There is no relationship between allergy and nafld and diabetes typ... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
Dr. David Milleranswered
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Blood count terms: Rdw means red cell distribution width, which is the range of values for the width of your red blood cells. A higher number could mean that you are mak... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Deborah Sculco
Hematology and Oncology 37 years experience
No: This is nonspecific without the rest of the cbc. Sometimes noted with hereditary anemias i.e. Thalassemia. Can also be noted with polycythemia vera.... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
Hematology and Oncology 45 years experience
Iron deficiency.: These findings on a CBC usually mean iron deficiency. There are other causes of low MCV including thalassemia, sideroblastic anemia & lead poisoning.... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Feras Abdul khalek
Hematology and Oncology 14 years experience
Red cell distributio: It means the red cells in the blood are not all the same size. When someone has anemia, the RDW test can be used as extra info to find out what the an... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Hematology: If the red cell,total white blood cell and platelet counts, as well as the MCV and MCH are all normal, the low MCHC and high RDW may not be significan... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Probably nothing: Reference ranges are set so that several percent of healthy folks fall outside on either end. RDW is just a flag that helps out with the initial worku... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Find cause: The first two considerations are iron deficiency and thalassemia minor.

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