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A 35-year-old female asked:

I got my cbc done.i have low hb, low total count, lowpvc, low mcv, low mch, low mchc, high rdw.what does it mean? other parameters wbcand platelets normal.

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
Microcytic anemia: You need to have the cause determined. Even if it's common iron deficiency, you need to figure out why along with your physician. Don't accept anything short of a full explanation. Anemia is always serious. Best wishes for better health.
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