Is RDW 20.6 high, normal or dangerous? What does Red cell distribution width level 20.6 mean?

RDW 20.6

Your RDW level of 20.6 indicates a High RDW level.

If your RDW is in between 11.6 % and 14 %, then you need not worry as 11.6-14 % is the normal range for RDW. But if your RDW is lesser or greater than the above values, then there may be some problem in your body.

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Normal range of RDW found among men : 11.6 - 14 %

Ideal values of RDW depending on age (male) :
Age Ideal RDW value
<5 years 11.839
5-10 years 12.083
10-15 years 12.332
15-20 years 12.586
20-25 years 12.845
25-30 years 13.11
30-35 years 13.38
35-40 years 13.656
40-45 years 13.937
45-50 years 13.931
50-55 years 13.925
55-60 years 13.919
60-70 years 13.913
70-80 years 13.907
80-90 years 13.901
90-100 years 13.895
>100 years 13.889

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Normal range of RDW found among women : 11.6-14 %

Ideal values of RDW depending on age (female) :
Age Ideal RDW value
<5 years 11.846
5-10 years 12.097
10-15 years 12.354
15-20 years 12.616
20-25 years 12.884
25-30 years 13.157
30-35 years 13.436
35-40 years 13.721
40-45 years 13.715
45-50 years 13.709
50-55 years 14
55-60 years 13.994
60-70 years 13.988
70-80 years 13.982
80-90 years 13.976
90-100 years 13.97
>100 years 13.963
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If you take a RDW blood test and the results are not in the normal range (11.6-14 %), your physician may recommend more tests to figure out the problem. You might also get this test if your physician thinks you have some other disease.

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How the RDW Test Is Done :

If your doctor wants RDW test on you, you may need a RDW blood test. During the RDW blood test, a pathologist will put a needle into your veins and take out a small quantity of blood. A pathologist is a physician in the medical field who thoroughly studies the causes and effects of disease. Within a few hours you will get your RDW Test report by your pathologist.

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