RDW Test in Delhi

RDW Test in Delhi

The red cell distribution width (RDW) test determines the volume and size range of your red blood cells (erythrocytes). Red blood cells transport oxygen from your lungs to all of your body’s cells. To grow, reproduce, and stay healthy, your cells require oxygen. A medical condition could be indicated if your red blood cells are larger than normal.

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Why is the RDW Test done?

A complete blood count (CBC) is a test that evaluates many different components of your blood, including red cells. The RDW blood test is frequently included in a CBC. Anaemia is a disorder in which your red blood cells can’t carry enough oxygen to the rest of your body. The RDW test is often used to identify anaemia. The RDW test can also be used to diagnose other blood abnormalities such as thalassemia, a hereditary disease that causes severe anaemia and can lead to heart disease, diabetes, liver disease, and cancer, particularly colon cancer.

What does the RDW Test measure?

Red blood cell distribution width, or RDW, is a measurement of how evenly your red blood cells are distributed in size. It can assist your doctor in the diagnosis of a variety of blood problems and diseases. Furthermore, it is elevated in disorders and diseases that appear to be unrelated but influence blood cell creation and lifespan. Inflammatory, autoimmune, liver, renal, and cardiac disorders are among them. Red blood cells are often of similar shape and size. However, red blood cells can have a distorted shape or be smaller or larger than normal in specific circumstances and disorders while still performing their basic job. The size/volume fluctuation of your red blood cells is known as red blood cell distribution width (RDW). It informs you how equal or unequal the size of your red blood cells is.

Risk/side effects of RDW Test

A blood test carries relatively minimal risk. You may experience little pain or bruising where the needle was inserted, but most symptoms fade rapidly.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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Is high RDW serious?

 

A high red blood cell distribution width (RDW) has been linked to poor outcomes and a higher risk of death in patients with heart failure, as well as cardiovascular events in persons who have had a previous myocardial infarction.

How high is too high for RDW?

A high RDW (above 14.5 per cent) indicates that the size of the red blood cells varies a lot.

What are the symptoms of high RDW?

Symptoms include fatigue, dizziness, pale skin, and cold hands and feet.

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Interpreting the RDW Test results

The usual range for red cell distribution width in adult females is 12.2 to 16.1 percent, and in adult males, it is 11.8 to 14.5 percent. If your score falls outside of this range, you may be suffering from a vitamin deficiency, infection, or another condition. If your RDW is too high, it could indicate a nutrient deficit; however, if your RDW is too low, no hematologic problems are connected with a low RDW result.

CATEGORY RDW  Health Risk
Adult (Female) 12.2% – 16.1% NORMAL
> 16.1% Nutrient Deficiency
Adult (Male) 11.8%-14.5% NORMAL

 

 

 

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Steps To Book RDW Test For Home Collection In Delhi

To book an RDW Test in Delhi, you can skim through either online reviews or by researching and finding different hospitals, clinics, and centres that perform this test. You can also search for the “RDW test near me” to check the nearest lab. The RDW Test price may vary from lab to lab and this difference is not extremely evident. Next, you have to find a hospital or lab and pick a time that suits your schedule and either call the clinic or book an appointment online.

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