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Thursday, May 23, 2013
Bleeding and Clotting Disorders
MY BLOOD WAS TESTED AND MY HEMAGLOBIN WAS 9.9 MY HEMATOCRIT WAS 35.1 MCV WAS 72 AND MY RDW WAS 16.7. MY DR. TELLS ME I AM ANEMIC BUT I DO NOT HAVE THE SYMPTOMS OF ONE, SHOULD I BE WORRIED ABOUT THIS?
Anemia can be due to many things, including simple iron deficiency. Your physician will work this up and decide if any significant problems are present.
Eric H Kraut, MD
Professor of Hematology
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University