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My ESR IS 78 mm/hr MCV is low and DRW is high, how to diagnosis my problem

Dear Sir. I am 66 years. My ESR IS 78 mm/hr MCV is low and DRW is high, Platelet is high too, Please help me to diagnosis my problem
Asked On : Thu, 10 Jun 2010
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Hi...welcome to Mr.Sabre .., here Your Age is is important criteria..,
1) Your ESR is very high (78) normal is 0 to 9 mm/hr High ESR seen in Tuberculosis, Rheumatic fever, ( both conditions very high)., next normal chronic infections.,
2) DRW means Diffrential White cell count ..depend on the cell count only ,it can asses.,
3) Platelets are high generally in Chronic Myeloid lukemia (Blood cancer), Iron Deficiency Anemia, Polycythemia vera and acute infections., bleeding conditions.,
4) MCV ( Mean Cell Volume) Volume of average Red blood cells are low means you are having definite anemia category
...You are not mentioning duration of illness ..hence consult good MD physician he can give correct advice o.k. goodluck
Answered: Wed, 26 Oct 2011
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