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I live in canada and recently had blood work done my RBC folate (folic acid) level was 2423 is this too high? What could it mean?
Folic acid, AKA folate (folic acid) (vit B9), is recommended for all women wanting to get pregnant -- 0.4mg (400mcg) daily, which is important for preventing birth defects like spina bifida. Women w/ a hx these disorders should take 10x that amt daily -- 4mg (4000mcg) through the 3rd month of pregnancy. It won't affect fertility, chances of conception/twins, or periods. ...Read more
Hematocrit .403, magnesium ..77, calcium 2.33, b 12 1107, RBC folate (folic acid) 2168, ferratin 74, testosterone .9, vit d 127. Are these normal?
Check with your doc: There are abnormal results. Check with the doc who ordered these tests and discuss these results = there was a reason to order these tests. ...Read more
Hello, is there are connection between breast cancer and high RBC folate (folic acid) level. My RBC folate (folic acid) level is 2242 mmol/L. I've had cancer twice within 4yrs.
Symptoms of anemia but blood tests normal (iron, B12, folate, (folic acid) RBC, etc). What other common conditions would a doctor look for?
36 weeks preg.iron 66,feritin 78.5,b12 207,folate (folic acid) 13, rbc 4.22,hb 10.4,hct 32,wbc 9.16,plt 169 .anemic since 2 years.is this bone marrow problem?
Probably not . .: First, please be assured that a Hb of 10.4 is not a danger to you or to the baby. The Bone Marrow makes 3 types of cells (WBC's, Platelets, RBC's). Your platelets and WBC's are normal. If you or your doctor were concerned about a bone marrow problem (i.e. bone marrow suppression), you can also get a test called a Reticulocyte Count. Best of luck! ...Read more
My hand suddenly went numb over a week ago. Triceps then biceps unable to engage/weak. Normal CSF protein and blood tests incl. b12, folate, (folic acid) WBC, RBC?
See a neurologist: Who did the spinal tap? Did you see a neurologist? If not do so soon ...Read more