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My blood test shows that.... thet hgb, pcv normal and rbcs count high and mcv, mch and mchc low and rdw-cv high ........what is that means?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
Thalassemia minor?: With normal packed cell volume, high red cell count, low MCV, I'd consider you may have thalassemia minor. This is good to know because if you marry someone else who has this, the children may have the very serious thalassemia major. Talk with your physician about this and what he/she thinks is actually going on.
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