A 40-year-old female asked:
Is this mild anemia or moderate? low hemoglobin,hematocrit,mcv,mch,mchc. high rdw,esr,platelets.iron 3(11-27umol/l).saturation 0.03 (0.20-0.50). b12 162(198-615).
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Medical Oncology 51 years experience
2.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Anemia: If your hemoglobin is low, this is a measure of how much oxygen carrying protein is in your blood and we call this anemic. Mild and moderate are relative descriptions. It is more important to figure out why there is anemia so that it can be treated appropriately.
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Last updated Aug 4, 2019
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