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will mcv return to normal stop drinking

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Feras Abdul khalek
13 years experience Hematology and Oncology
See below : Excessive alcohol intake can cause liver disease which can cause macrocytic anemia. Also people people who drink lots of alcohol could have nutrient a ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Depends on severity: ... and other co-morbid factors that may affect your liver disease. The pattern of blood tests you describe sounds like your best advice is to stop dr ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Liver is a remarkabl: Liver is remarkable organ and does regenerate and recover from many insults and does so fairly quickly at least if it is not damaged severely already. ... Read More
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Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Varies: based on how long you have been drinking, the quantity of alcohol ingested and past medical history.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Possibly: Here you need to see a physician with a strong pharmacology background, who also has experience with treating drug addictions. Many pain management s ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Varies hugely: ok.. can be from nutritional problems.. resolves in 1-2 months. Can be from an enlarged spleen. Takes years to never. BUT, rarely goes lower after sto ... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
54 years experience Psychiatry
Seroquel (quetiapine) effects: Seroquel (quetiapine) is used to treat Schizophrenia or Bipolar Disorder. It can have side effect of increase in Blood Sugar. High blood sugar can be ... Read More
A 98-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Soon after u stop: Your feces the next day after you stop your iron tablet the black tarry stool will start to fade away and back o normal color of feces.
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Alcoholism: There is quite a bit of debate about this. But, it is at least one year. The post acute withdrawal symptoms that happen after six months are very tell ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Nicora
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Hypogonadism: No. If you do not continue with topical testosterone therapy it will return to your baseline value (where you started).
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
How much?: You should not have more than one drink a day, and that is just one drink a day, not seven drinks on one day of the week! if that level of drinking ca ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marino Molina
43 years experience Child Psychiatry
Dose/level: It depends of the dose of Risperidone and the level of elevation of your prolactin. Consult with your psychiatrist.
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mara Fiorentino
35 years experience Psychiatry
High liver enzymes: Elevated liver enzymes are the consequence of alcoholism and other liver diseases which can be diagnosed thru blood tests by an specialists. It depen ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
32 years experience Hematology and Oncology
1-2months: Donating blood entails removal of 250ml to 350ml of red blood cells. The amount of iron removed may take up to 6-8 weeks to replenish unless you are s ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
When txfsn done: The BP should improve during transfusion if no other "issue" at play, so by shortly after completion of unit, should see at least some improvment. If ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
By the next cycle : Or the one after that at the latest, if it isn't normal see your gyn or a workup.
A female asked:
Dr. Lori Mcneal
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hemo: I think you are asking if you are anemic from blood loss during your period. Most periods don't cause profound anemia but you should Hydrate well. M ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience Psychiatry
Depends: Most of the time if one stops a mental health medication they return to their previous condition, but not always.
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Varies: from person to person. Set up a regular sleep hygiene program: early to bed- early to rise, loose TV and caffeine, loud music. Each individual patinet ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Probably not: Protein in the urine isn't usually due to drinking, so stopping won't make a difference. If you have abnormal levels of protein in the urine, you sho ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joan Kinlan
51 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: It may take a little time but you should be fine. All the best.

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