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Elevated levels of MCV. Will it reduce after quitting alcohol and doing liver flush?

I am a 45 year healthy female, non smoker and recently my blood test results showed a MCV of 105 (enlarged red blood cells) I have been drinking alot of red wine lately and I am wondering if that could be the cause? Also, if this is the case, how long for me my MCV count to get back to normal once I have ceased my alcohol consumption and doing a liver flush? Whatever information you can provide I really appreciate. Thank you.
Asked On : Fri, 26 Oct 2012
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It can take couple of months for MCV to get into normal range.

It is really encouraging that you have decided to stop alcohol.

I hope your doctor have prescribed Folic Acid and Vitamin B12 with other multivitamins.

Answered: Sat, 27 Oct 2012
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