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what do you mean when we say that rbc is predominantly normocytic normochromic

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Varady
Specializes in Family Medicine
Thats good: That means that the red cell are normal size and a normal amount of pigment. That's good. Was there an abnormality cited that you didn't tell us abo ... Read More

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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Normal: Normal size and normal concentration of hemoglobin.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Anemia: You appear to have an anemia(mild) which is probably from iron deficiency for a woman of your age. The elevated WBC is suggestive of a current infecti ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Evaluation: You need to be evaluated and have more blood test to find cause of mild anemia so be treated.
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A 7-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
We can't answer: Especially with the abnormal morphology of the lymphocytes, you need to speak either with the treating physician -- primary care or consulting hematol ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Reiter
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Good shape: This just tells you that the shape of a red blood cell is normal and so is the concentration of hemoglobin in the cell. The lab test in this regard wi ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See below: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Stop worrying: This is a normal blood count, though I'd have told you the actual absolute counts. If something's causing your symptoms, it's not showing up in your b ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kelty Baker
28 years experience Hematology
Anemia: Normochromic means that your red cells are normally colored (not too pale or too dark). Normocytic means that your red cells are normally sized (not t ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Fritz
33 years experience Internal Medicine
Anemia: you should continue to follow with your healthcare provider to determine the reason why you are low on blood
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