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My last cbc blood test indicated rdw of 16.2, mcv 82, mch 27.5, mchc, 33.4 and platelets 390. the only high readings were the rdw and platelets. ?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander answered

Specializes in Pathology

Lowish iron?: You may be borderline iron deficient. This often raises platelets and typically raises RDW well before you get anemic. Your physician can advise you further.

Answered 12/30/2016

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