Blood work results

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I recently got blood work back and wondered if anyone had any insight on what it could indicate. I’ve never had issues with any of these blood tests before. Aside from what’s listed below-all other blood work was within normal limits. Thanks in advance.

RBC was low

WBC was low

Carbon dioxide was low

MCV was high

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    Hi,

    The number of red platelets (RBCs). RBCs convey oxygen all through the body and expel abundance of carbon dioxide. Excessively couple of RBCs might be an indication of iron deficiency or different ailments. In uncommon cases, excessively numerous RBCs may cause issues with the bloodstream. 

    The number and sorts of white platelets (WBCs). There are 5 sorts of WBCs. All assume a part in battling contamination. High quantities of WBCs, or of a particular sort of WBC, may mean you have a disease or aggravation someplace in your body. Low quantities of WBCs may mean you are in danger of diseases. 

    The normal size of your red platelets. This test is known as mean corpuscular volume (MCV). MCV goes up when your red platelets are greater than ordinary. This happens in the event that you have iron deficiency caused by low vitamin B12 or folate levels. On the off chance that your red platelets are littler, this can mean different sorts of weakness, for example, press insufficiency pallor.

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    Well.. low RBC count with a high MCV is called Macrocytic anemia.  Macrocytic anemia means that the red blood cells are larger than normal.  The most common causes of macrocytic anemia are vitamin B-12 and folate deficiency.  So, I would suggest to talk to your doctor about getting your B-12 and folate levels checked, as you may need to add these supplemnts to your diet, either in supplement or food form.   Also..  The big question is.. Do you smoke?  Your test levels can indicate COPD...  What are your symptoms, if any?  Are you short of breath at all? 
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      Hi,

      I do not smoke nor have I ever. I also don’t have trouble breathing and I rarely ever drink. I do take 2 multi vitamins daily. have recently been randomly getting bruises.  Other than that I really don’t have any other symptoms. 

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