... The hematologist told me that he thought I was a good candidate for iron infusions, which I would much prefer to taking high dose iron pills, but is this something I am likely to have to do forever? ... (4 replies)
... My blood tests over the past 3 years have shown low-to-borderline RBC (4 - 4.2), normal MCV (93-96), and borderline-to-high MCH (32-33). Is there a kind of anemia that could cause this?
My latest blood tests however show this:
July 9th 2012: (pre-surgery)
RBC - 4.20 (normal: 4.2-5.2) NORMAL
MCH - 33 (normal: 27-31) HIGH
MCV - 93.8 (normal: 82 - 100) NORMAL
Ferritin... (3 replies)
... Hello everyone,
I had some blood tests because I've been having gastric problems. Everything is in the 'normal' range apart from these. I'm guessing they're not too far out if the range to matter, but just thought I would check
Eosinophil count 0.0 x10^9/L (0.04-0.50) "Low"
Red blood cell (RBC) count 3.91 x10^12/L (4.0 - 5.5) "Low"
Mean corpusc. haemoglobin (MCH) 33.7... (0 replies)
... Recent blood tests show:
Ferritin 65 ug/L Reduced Stores
B12 883 pmol/l OK :-)
Hemoglobin 154 g/L OK
MCV 97 fl High Normal
MCH 33 pg Slightly high
I've been very fatigued. Been on a diet/exercise routine with less meat, but lots of protein powder and nuts. Fatigue and spleen/MCV/MCH issues existed before the diet/exercise. No idea where... (8 replies)
... For the past five years, everytime he has had a CBC done, his RBC comes in low and the MCV and MCH are high. His doctor said this is not a concern. ... (3 replies)
... I go to get my iron stores checked next week, but I fully expect normal numbers. My diet is very high in greens, beans, lentils, etc. and my favorite grain is Teff which is very high in iron, protein and amino acids and is tolerated by Celiacs. ... (0 replies)
For the last few years I have been increasing my running and exercise but over the last few months I have no energy to do anything.I am a 35 yr old male.My running has dramatically gone done. I am getting headaches fatigue seem like muscles dont recover and stay sore for awhile also getting a sore tongue.
I just had my blood tests and received a letter from dr... (9 replies)
... Low Blood 11.3 Low MCH 26.5 and High RDW 16. ... (0 replies)
... RBC counts the number of red blood cells in the volume. High levels mean a more concentrated level in cases of dehydration. Low levels can point to anemia. ... (2 replies)
... Could it be anemia? I did a blood test through a private lab and everything but the RDW was normal. I have an appointment with my doctor but it is a little ways off and I would like to go into it prepared with questions/some info, so your thoughts would be appreciated.
WBC 7.9 (4-10.5 normal)
RBC 4.78 (3.8 to 5.1 normal)
Hemoglobin 13.1 (11.5 - 15 normal)... (2 replies)
... I just received my CBC results from my doctor this morning. He said all levels were normal, but after doing some research on here and other medical websites I'm not sure. Below are my numbers:
The reason for the blood work was because for the past year I've been experiencing some unusual symptoms... (5 replies)
... I recently got a blood test due to mild fatigue, migraines (which have always coincided with a flare up of iron deficiency anemia in the past), and slightly decreased exercise capacity. My tests showed:
WBC: 3.7 (4.5-11) low, but always like this
RBC: 4.0 (4.0-5.2) borderline
HGB: 13.4 (12-16) normal
HCT: 39.9 (35-47) normal
MCV: 100 (80-100) borderline, last time was... (3 replies)
... glycerides are very high at 440. ... (4 replies)
... here are my recent lab results.
mine normal range
wbc - 5.2 4-10.8
rbc - 5.5 4-6.2
hgb - 17.0 12.8-17.8
hct - 50.4 38.4-53.4
mcv - 91.4 82.3-97.8
mch - 30.9 27.1-33
mchc- 33.8 32.1-36 (2 replies)
... Hello I've been dealing with anemia for years without doctors paying much attention to it or to the fact that my periods were always heavier than most.
Until about 6 months ago that is. I find out my iron is a 7. Which the range is supposed to be between 11.5 and 13. We had upper and lower GI to rule out internal bleeding which I knew they would find none.
Then in January my... (5 replies)
... Hi all
I am new to this. I've been very tired and just got my blood work back. I am waiting for my doc to call but wondering if anyone has any insight into these results. TIA!
I put a * for the ones that are low based on the range the report gave me.
HCT: 33.2* (5 replies)
... So back in June I was sent to the hematologist with a ferritin of 5
These were my blood levels of stuff in June
WBC (4.30 - 11.00 10*3/uL) 5.56
RBC (3.90 - 5.00 10*6/uL) 4.64
HEMOGLOBIN (12.0 - 15.5 g/dL) 10.3
HCT (35.0 - 45.0 %) 33.3
MCV (82.0 - 100.0 fL) 71.7
MCH (26.0 - 34.0 pg) 22.3
MCHC (32.0 - 36.0 g/dL) 31.1 (0 replies)
... Also immature granuloyctes high at 0. ... (14 replies)
... I just turned 18 and I had anemia for around less than a year. I'm currently studying and it's so stressful... I have so much to do but all I do is sleep because I feel extremely tired. I used to be a vegetarian but because I have anemia I stopped and started to eat red meat. My doctor has given me iron supplements but I'm on and off because I sometimes forget to take them...... (0 replies)
... and only goes up a bit when taking oral supplements. I feel there is an absorption problem that hasn't been identified or some other underlying issue because the high cortisol was once thought to be the cause of that. ... (0 replies)