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I live in canada and recently had blood work done my RBC folate level was 2423 is this too high? What could it mean?
Folic acid, AKA folate (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 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 level. My RBC folate level is 2242 mmol/L. I've had cancer twice within 4yrs.
Symptoms of anemia but blood tests normal (iron, B12, folate, RBC, etc). What other common conditions would a doctor look for?
36 weeks preg.iron 66,feritin 78.5,b12 207,folate 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
High MCV & MCH for few years. 2 yrs of low rbc. New CBC has folate & calc. Defic., low bun. 2 mnths ago found soft clavicle lymph "mass". Esophag spsm?
Anemia:rbc-3.7, hct-35.4, fer-50, iron-54, tibc 268, iron sat 20%, PLT 222, retic .6%, potas 5.2, B12 1500, folate 24.8. College athlete weight gain, fatig?
?Not anemic: Your rbc is low, but hct is probably at the bottom of normal. The other lab values are all normal. This discrepancy between rbc and hct usually means either your red cells are unusually big, or something is interfering with the counting. This can happen with a cold agglutinin (red cells clump in the cold), excessive alcohol, liver problems, or low thyroid. Given other symptoms, check thyroid. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer