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what does MCHC count indicate

A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jacob Petrosky
8 years experience General Surgery
Anemia: Your CBC results suggest that you may have anemia. There are many different types of anemia and most commonly are related to iron deficiency, or a vit ... Read More

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Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Non specific.: Could represent mild iron deficiency or thalasemia although not with any reliability.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Seriously sick: You are iron deficient until proved othetwise and should already have been advised of the seriousness of the situation. This may be due to your loss a ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 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 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
40 years experience Hematology and Oncology
RDW high: If RDW is high this means the Range of Dimension Width is high, indicating the Red cell corpuscles are not the same sizes, this could be due to the Bo ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Not really: anemia is defined as having hemoglobin below than the normal range. just because your MCHCC or MCH are slightly low -it does not mean you are anemic. ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes.: 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 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Microcytic anemia: You may have nothing more worrisome than thalassemia minor, but you need to get it worked up,
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Everybody...: ...Is "susceptible" to HIV - as in, able to catch it if exposed. If the question is "do I have hiv, " only an HIV test can answer that with any degree ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Neither: Continue the workup, starting with a good history and physical exam including a stool check for blood, and a reticulocyte count.

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