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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Keep learning: You're doing yourself a disservice by believing that either you or we can draw any conclusion whatever from some labs that aren't even quantitative. L... Read More

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Namerow
Pediatrics 49 years experience
No need to worry: Most lymphadenopathy in infants are viral in origin. Only concern would be anemia. Without low hemoglobin or significant abnormalities in lymphs or ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Systemic disease: This cannot be diagnosed over the internet. It sounds as if you are in the process of having an extensive evaluation and would continue with this. It... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 18 years experience
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
Preventive Medicine 73 years experience
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
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
Hematology and Oncology 20 years experience
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 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
Endocrinology 41 years experience
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
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Rotchford
Addiction Medicine 41 years experience
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
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kelty Baker
Hematology 28 years experience
Macrocytosis: Large red cells, or macrocytosis, can be due to vitamin deficiencies (b12, folate, (folic acid) thiamine), alcohol use, an underactive thyroid, liver ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Ruden
Dentistry 38 years experience
Several: There are multiple causes of enlarged red blood cells, which is termed macrocytosis, and most of them are easily corrected. Two of the most common cau... Read More

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