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All bloodwork normal, except RDW slightly low???

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience in Family Medicine
RDW: The RDW is the rbc distribution width. If the rest of your panel was negative I would not be concerned. The RDW will change with conditions like sickle cell disease. It can be also associated with dietary deficiencies such as iron or folic acid.
Answered on Jan 25, 2017

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