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Haemoglobin 11.9. Mcv 65.40, MCH 19.20. Mchc 29.30, lymphocytes 44, cholesterol 197.37, ldl/hdl 1.94, liver f test s bilirubin direct 0.31 ?

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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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It looks like you may have thalassemia or iron deficiency or both.
Low MCV with just slightly low hemoglobin suggests thalassemia. Rbc (red blood cell) count would be helpful to distinguish the 2. Other testing could include a ferritin level to measure your body's iron content, and possibly a hemoglobin electropheresis. Is there a family history of thalassemia?

In brief: What's the question?

It looks like you may have thalassemia or iron deficiency or both.
Low MCV with just slightly low hemoglobin suggests thalassemia. Rbc (red blood cell) count would be helpful to distinguish the 2. Other testing could include a ferritin level to measure your body's iron content, and possibly a hemoglobin electropheresis. Is there a family history of thalassemia?
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