What does it mean to have low hemoglobin, hematocrit, mch, mchc, and high platelet count, and sedimentation rate?

Hard to say. . This combination of labs doesn't make any diagnosis. The relative height of your esr, plates and HGB would be helpful. It may be that you have an anemia and that is driving up your platelet count and your ESR is outside your labs "normal, " but not really abnormal.

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Is this mild anemia or moderate? Low hemoglobin, hematocrit, mcv, mch, mchc. High rdw, esr, platelets. Iron 3 (11-27umol/L).saturation 0.03 (0.20-0.50). B12 162 (198-615).

Complete blood count. You need to send us the results of your CBC(complete blood count: Hb, WBC and Platelet count)) before we can interpret your lab results and whether you have anemia(Low Hemoglobin(Hb) level) Read more...
Anemia. If your hemoglobin is low, this is a measure of how much oxygen carrying protein is in your blood and we call this anemic. Mild and moderate are relative descriptions. It is more important to figure out why there is anemia so that it can be treated appropriately. Read more...
Anemia? Melissa B ~ there is mild iron defic and B12 is down but you dont give the rest of CBC to say anything besides that. Please print the entire CBC and I can tell you whats cooking thanks ! Read more...

My blood work is hemoglobin 8, hematocrit 33, MCV 66, MCH 17, MCHC 26, RDW 17. My platelet count is 434. What is wrong with me.

Most likely iron def. Low Hg, low MCV but high RDV and platelet count are suggestive of iron deficiency anemia. Simply have your primary test your Ferritin level (or complete iron studies) and ask the lab to review the blood smear. If your WBC is normal and your ferritin is low, and saturation elevated you have iron deficiency anemia. The next and the most important step is to identify the reason!! Read more...