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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help?
User :   Good afternoon
User :   I want to know RDW
User :   Whats it does means in Heamogram TEST
User :   you thier

Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   i mean i did not get your question
User :   can you please tell me whats is does means

Doctor :   ok
User :   OK Wait a min I will type Blood rep detail

Doctor :   it is red cell distribution
User :   yes
Doctor :   it is a measure of red cell variation
User :   OK
User :   whats the minmum and max value
Doctor :   in normal it varies from 11 to 15%
User :   Ok but my report says its 14.1%

User :   and Report mentioned 11.6 to 14 %
User :   should i consult to doctor
Doctor :   but RDW alone is not of importance
User :   ok

User :   and other reports are normal
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   why was this test done?
User :   whats can be the problem
User :   just a Medical Fitness Test
Doctor :   ok
User :   they did CBC,ECG,Choelstral and URINE
User :   Sugar
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   this is a part of pre employment screenin
Doctor :   aws this the region in your case?
User :   yes
Doctor :   reason
Doctor :   ok
User :   my Cholestral is 210 and LDL is 135
Doctor :   ok
User :   is this ok
User :   or should i visit to doctor
Doctor :   they are on the higher side of normal
User :   Ok
User :   i should take precaution in ealting or start doing excercise
User :   but i am confused abt RDW, is it on higher side,
Doctor :   yes
User :   what to do
Doctor :   but it alone has not that significance
User :   whats is your advice
Doctor :   it is usually read in relation with
Doctor :   mcv to determeni the typr of anemia
User :   ?
User :   ok
Doctor :   have you answered your queries?
User :   yes
Doctor :   fill this and say when done
Doctor :   is there any thing else that i can help?
User :   no not now i am happy .
Doctor :   ok
User :   Thanks a lot
Doctor :  
User :   for your help
User :   yes
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Doctor :   so that we can contact you
Doctor :   when there is any information that has to be passed
User :   yes i will do i was just trying about the possibility of cheating
Doctor :   ok
User :   you answered my qureis am satisfied
Doctor :   ok
User :   Thanks and Regards
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