A 40-year-old female asked:
I have grade 2 scariolitis (as) and i take no medication. i have low hemoglobin 118, low mch 27.2 and high rdw which came on suddenly. my blood count was normal six weeks ago, except the low potassium level of 3.3. could i have aoi anemia or inflammation?
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Dr. H Robert Silversteinanswered
Specializes in Cardiology
Lottsa important: Issues here: a good rheumatologist can likely get at the bases of all of this. See my book "maximum healing" &my www.Thepmc.Org website. You may need to see a hematologist also but i suspect not.
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Dr. Mehdi Moezianswered
Medical Oncology 33 years experience
Needs work up: It can be from chronic infalmmatory disease or medications, if you are on nsaids you may be bleeding form GI tract. You nee dot have work up for anemia, see you priamry or ask to be referred to hematology.
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Last updated Jun 10, 2014
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