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What does low RDW mean
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What does low RDW mean

2 weeks after tt had blood drawn and my

RDW was low 9.9 (10.5-15.0%) what does this mean?
MCV was 86 (70-105 fl)

sedimentation rate is 32 H (0-20 MM/HR)  is this normal for 2 weeks post-op

all other values of CBC were normal

Are you (or the subject of the question) male or female?
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Female
What is your (or the subject of the question) height?
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5"6
What is your (or the subject of the question) weight (kg or lb)?
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138.5
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RDW measures the width and variation of the red blood cells. If there were evidence of iron deficiency anemia or decrease of vitamin B12 then the red blood cells would be usually wider or increase. The MCV is the true measurement for deficiencies and yours is normal.
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