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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
No: Low red cells count is because of anemia and need evaluation and blood test to find the cause so be treated.

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Need to ask your ono: Your oncologist can help. Anemia can be caused by blood loss(which is common in patients with cirrhosis(GI blood loss due to varices). Poor blood form ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Work up: Will be needed. You experience dysuria or burning after urination and your dipstick was abnormal. Back pain is also of concern and imaging should subs ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
51 years experience General Practice
Probably they will: not know the cause of macrocytosis and will find out after biopsy.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
20 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Vitamin Def, etc: Macro(=large)cytosis(=cells) of red blood cells (rbcs) can be caused by many things. The most common is deficiencies of folate (folic acid) or vitamin ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
18 years experience Family Medicine
Vitamins: He may be deficient in Folic Acid or vitamin b12. This sometimes happens with certain parasites (like tapeworms) or diseases (like pernicious anemia) ... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
Ask your doc: Whether the lack of improvement suggests folate (folic acid) deficiency. This can cause the same kind of anemia as b12. If this turns out to be true, ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
41 years experience Endocrinology
Macrocytosis: Enlarged red blood cells could be noted in a blood count as an elevated mcv. This is a nonspecific finding. It can be caused by Folic Acid or B12 defi ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Rotchford
41 years experience Addiction Medicine
Worth pursuing: Folate (folic acid) and B12 deficiencies might explain the findings. Worth pursuing to see what's up. It could be something more serious but commo ... Read More

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