Doctor insights on:
Elevated Mcv Levels
Different thing: You could have more than one conditons like low in iron and low in vitamin B12 for instance- that would make normal MCV and high rdw. Or you could be just in the very beginning or mild case of low iron- that would present the same in cbc. Go to see your md and get checked. ...Read more
How to treat slight elevated MCH and MCV while on pemetrexed (year three) for nsclc--all other levels are normal but my onc suggests having bone marro?
Your call: Folate antagonists tend to raise the mcv. Pemetrexid's been reported in a series to do this. It's between you and your oncologist whether to look for some other cause or to tap your marrow for whatever reason. http://meetinglibrary.asco.org/content/101609-114. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Wbc 8.7 hgb 12.5 Hct 39.7 my mcv, mch, & mchc all on low end of normal but monocyte level and % elevated at 0.74 & 8.5%?
Normal WBC and monos: WBC numbers vary widely, including monocytes, often slightly outside the normal range. I would be proud and happy to have results like these! If you are outwardly healthy and feel well, this is nothing to worry about. If you don't feel well, see a doctor and discuss the results. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
MCH slightly elevated at 34 (MCV) normal but on high side is it any relation to low t3 levels 46 ? TSH and T4 also low laying but normal range.
Find out why: If you're mildly or not anemic and your RBC count is a bit high, you probably have thalassemia minor which is a non-problem unless you marry someone else who has it. If your RBC count is also lowish and/or you're seriously anemic, you're likely to be iron deficient. There are other possibilities. Your physician needs to explain. Best wishes. ...Read more
All results: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, it would have been helpful to have all the results and actual values of the results. One possibility is deficiency of iron and folic acid and/or B12. ...Read more
Your question?: Anything from low thyroid to lowish B12 to lowish folate to being a drinker to havng a cold agglutinin that causes occasional pairs of red cells to be counted as one. Don't treat lab values; look at the whole picture. If you can rephrase your question to be more speciifc, we'd love to answer. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Elevated mcv level
- Can statins cause elevated creatinine levels?
- Elevated sgot and sgpt levels
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Does an elevated tsh level indicate cancer of thyroid?
- Slightly elevated lipase levels
- Elevated sgot sgpt levels
- What medications can cause an elevated creatinine level?
- Talk to a hematologist online for free