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Franklin, TN
A 29-year-old female asked:

My red blood cell count is 3.6 and wbc is 3.4. hgb is 8.5, hct is 27.5. mcv, mch, mchc all low also. very weak, body aches. should i be concerned?

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 37 years experience
Yes: These numbers indicate that you are quite anemic. You should see your doctor or a gastroenterologist to determine if you are having any blood loss in your digestive tract. If you are not, it may be related to your monthly blood loss, if it is excessive. Regardless, you need to act on this immediately, since your blood counts are quite low. Good luck.
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