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RDW is high
Feb 27, 2009
... Hi DianaRo42--Red cell distribution width (RDW) is a calc. of the variation in the size of your RBCs. Anisocytosis means variation. This variation increases the RDW. Yours is really high. My highest was 19 with a range of 11.7-15.0. Your MCV must really be low in that case. In anemia all your labs are thrown off being low with the exception of the RDW and Platelets and... (2 replies)
... have an iron deficiency anemia and an ACI simultaneously .. but again you should know that ACI is an anemia where you bone marrow does not produce a lot of young red blood cells, so the elevated retic index, again is not characteristic of an ACI or iron deficiency anemia .. ... (11 replies)
What do they mean?
Sep 18, 2004
... That's your white blood cell count. Has nothing to do with anemia. ... (2 replies)

... because I would think that it shouldn't stay high as it has, but maybe it is a response to iron. It's hard to say unless you are a Hematologist. ... (4 replies)
... I'm doing a little research in order to find out why the heck I have such low ferritin, yet such high serum iron. There are actually quite a lot of info sites out there. ... (24 replies)
... I found this information for you. HGB is hemoglobin and there should be a reference range given as to what is normal. MCV, MCH, MCHC, and RDW are measurements or calculations related to red blood cells (RBCs) Mean corpuscular volume (MCV) is a measurement of the average size of your RBCs. The MCV is elevated when your RBCs are larger than normal, for example in anemia... (2 replies)
... L and Red blood cell distribution width of 17. ... (0 replies)
... I still felt the same with little to no improvement. I went back to the doc after 2 months and she ran more blood tests and it showed i had a ferritin of 3 and a high red cell distribution width of 14.9 and b12 up at 408. ... (1 replies)
... Red blood cell count 3. ... (14 replies)


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