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A 59-year-old female asked:

Mcv 98, mch 32.1, rdw-cv 12.6, rbc 4.42 hgb 14.2, wbc 5.8, b12 1106, folate (folic acid) 19.9, iron 80. liver, kidney tests normal, take supplements with folate (folic acid), b12. cut back? 59 yo female.

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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Lab results: CBC looks good. B12, folate, (folic acid) & iron r high. May want to taper back on vitamin b supplements as well as iron. Concern with iron overload is possible deposition in organs. Discuss these values with pcp to see what approach s/he wishes to follow.

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