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A 38-year-old female asked:

chemo 2yrs ago.high mcv 3 mo later until now, no b12 or folate (folic acid) def. recent cbc...rbc3.8, wbc3.6(new normal), hb12.7, plt123, rbc morph ovalocytes1+. why?

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Dr. Luis Gonzalez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Ask your oncologist : Your oncologist should be able to tell whether you may have another vitamin or bone marrow irregularity secondary to your past chemo and current medication.
Dr. Nasfat Shehadeh
Hematology and Oncology 29 years experience
Ok: High MCV can last for long time post chemo..The most important thing that there is now anemia.
Dr. Haresh Jhangiani
Hematology and Oncology 33 years experience
Thanks for asking!: What chemo did u receive.

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