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54 female RDW-CV at 16.2 MCH 26.9 and RBC at 5.13 what does

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54 female RDW-CV at 16.2 MCH 26.9 and RBC at 5.13 what does that mean
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: My Dr. Didn't say anything I noticed it. I am on metformin lipitar and 3 blood pressure meds
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: Just pennacillian
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: No I just got my blood work back everything else is normal
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 8 months ago.

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Expert:  Dr. David replied 8 months ago.

those levels are not worrisome.

what is more important is your WBC white blood cell count and hemoglobin levels and platelet levels are normal for your CBC or complete blood count

if you are on lipitor, you need your liver enzymes, AST, ALT, ADH levels monitored

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
I just received my blood work and all those you listed are normal ranges
Expert:  Dr. David replied 8 months ago.

I see.

sounds like you had a CBC blood test.

then I would not worry about the MCH or RBC levels.

those are really only looked at if your hemoglobin levels are abnormal to see why you may be anemic (low hemoglobin)

but if you don't have anemia, you don't have to worry.

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Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Thank you.
Expert:  Dr. David replied 8 months ago.

you are welcome

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