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Done my blood test, hb(13.9),rbc(5.56),mcv(78.6),mch(25),mchc(31.8) is my everything normal or do i have anemia?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander answered

Specializes in Pathology

You're not anemic. Your red cells are smaller and more numerous than most folks'. I am thinking you have thalassemia minor. It's worth knowing as marrying a guy who also has it can result in problems for the kids. Iron deficiency is less likely.

Answered Sep 24, 2016

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Dr. Ed Friedlander answered

Specializes in Pathology

You're not anemic. Your red cells are smaller and more numerous than most folks'. I am thinking you have thalassemia minor. It's worth knowing as marrying a guy who also has it can result in problems for the kids. Iron deficiency is less likely.

Answered Sep 24, 2016

964 views

Thank

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