A 58-year-old female asked:
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what do blood results mean ? tibc, hemoglobin, hematocrit, rbc & mch all low.. retic count & rdw are high. iron, tran sat, ferriten, mcv normal

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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Anemia: Your results indicate anemia. The cause requires identification. Strong possibilities from high retic count include blood cell hemolysis (breakdown) or blood loss from your body. Needs more attention as soon as possible.
Answered on Sep 20, 2018
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