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A 53-year-old female asked:

Low hct, (decreased 10 points in 4 days) normal rdw, high mch, low platelets. does this indicate bleeding?

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Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 48 years experience
A problem: with falling hematocrit can indicate either bleeding or destruction of red cells in the body. Since your platelets are also low, this finding suggests destruction. You should see your doctor ASAP for more thorough evaluation. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!

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