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A 42-year-old member asked:

Cause of elevated rdw level of 15.4% and normal mcv level in blood?

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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 23 years experience
Different thing: You could have more than one conditons like low in iron and low in vitamin B12 for instance- that would make normal MCV and high rdw. Or you could be just in the very beginning or mild case of low iron- that would present the same in cbc. Go to see your md and get checked.

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