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Causes Of Anisocytosis
Varied sizes: Your red cells come in different sizes. It means nothing by itself, and if there's nothing else wrong with the blood, and you feel okay, i wouldn't give it any more thought. I'm a heavy-duty blood donor; i discovered i produced big red cells when i remembered to take my iron supplement and small ones when i forgot. My anisocytosis was impressive. "treat the person, not the numbers!" cheers. ...Read more
Im diagnosed with anisocytosis, macrocytes. Mcv=98.1fl. I am 24 f. Have no obvious symptoms of any disease. Shud i b worried?
My Hemogram report says :ALERT !!! Anisocytosis, what is this ..is this serious and do I need to go for any treatment for this?
Need more info: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, if that is the only abnormality, it is not anything to be concerned about. If your hemoglobin is normal and WBC count is normal, I would not worry. Why did you have the test done? ...Read more
Hello doctor fatima here! I have a question ........i would like for yr concern ...i hv got results of my cp test it confirmed anisocytosis hypochromi?
Anemia: Anisocytosis is a large variation in the size and shape of the red blood cells (They are usually smooth, uniform and disk-shaped). Hypochromia means that the red blood cells are pale because they contain too little hemoglobin (the oxygen carrying molecule of the red blood cell). These findings are consistent with a moderately severe iron-deficiency anemia. Hopes this info helps! ...Read more
Red cell morphology: Ovalocytes are red blood cells which have lost their normal biconcave shape. Anisocytosis means that the red cells are of different non-uniform shapes and sizes. These findings are used in conjunction with other elements of your blood count to classify anemia and identify possible causes. Those can include a variety of things that damage rbcs or interfere with their proper maturation. ...Read more
Please explain what it means when you have a blood test and the results say there are ovalocytes and anisocytosis present , and abnormal?
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