A 42-year-old female asked:
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my mcv level is 96.2 is that normal?

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Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
8 years experience Sleep Medicine
MCV: Little on high side the first things i would check is Folic Acid and vitamin B12 levels.
Answered on Jul 27, 2018

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