Rdw

What is Rdw?

The red blood cell distribution width (RDW or RCDW) is a measure of the variation of red blood cell (RBC) volume that is reported as part of a standard complete blood count.

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My blood test came Back with my RDW level 16.4 is this a problem. Is there anything I can do to lower the...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
It is normal

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear,

A mild variation in RDW is taken as normal findings and you need not be afraid of that....

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can you please tell me what does it mean on a cbc blood test when when the rdw count is high? I am currently being treated for polycythemia vera....

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
it is not of concern

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Thanks for your query.

RDW denotes the size variation of red blood cells. RDW is usually...

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My RDW is a little high. 18.9. Should I be concerned

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Nothing to worry.

Detailed Answer:
Hi, dear
I have gone through your question.
I can understand your concern.

RDW indicates variation...

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