Normocytic and Normochromic RBC's

by Asad
(Islamabad, Pakistan)

I have had a Hair transplant surgery through FUT procedure around 2 weeks ago. While i am happy with the results I am feeling really weak with low energy levels, experiencing mood swings and having tingling sensation in my arms and legs since last 10 days. The feeling increases when I move around a bit.


Yesterday I got my blood tests done and findings in the report read something like normocytic normochromic RBC with adequate platelets. I want to enquire if a hair transplant procedure can cause anemia or Vit B12 or Folate deficinecy? And does normocytic normochromatic RBC mean deficiency of the above mentioned vitamins?

Thank you

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Confused
by: Kerri Knox, The Immune Queen

'Normocytic' and 'normochromic' means that everything is normal. I'm not sure why you think that your blood tests show B12 or folate deficiency.

And no, a minor surgery would not cause such deficiencies if you do happen to have them.

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