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A 25-year-old female asked:

Low mch (24.3), mchc (31.6), & mcv (76.9) high wbc (14.1) rdw (16) absolute monocyte (1.3) neutrophil (8.1) basophil (0.1) lymphocyte (4.3) meaning?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Low indices: You don't report your red cell levels but I suspect you're anemic.Low mcv and low mch are seen in iron deficiency which in young women is usually caused by chronic menstrual blood loss and is corrected by taking iron supplements. The high white blood cell count is seen with inflammation and infection. Your white cell breakdown is unremarkable. Your physician,who knows you best, can advise you best

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