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Can Pyridoxine deficiency cause an elevated RBC?

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Dr. Suresh Heijebu

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Posted on Mon, 6 Aug 2018 in Medicines and Side Effects
Question: Eosinophils 14.5 %
Eosinophils - absolute 1.0 x10 ul
Monocytes 2.3%
Monocytes - absolute 0.16 x10ul
Total RBC 6.31 x 10ul
MCV 80.2 fl
MCH 25pq
MCHC 31.2 g/dl
RDW-SD 38.6 fl
RdW-CV 13.4
PDW 16.6fl
All other parameters in report are within normal range.
I'm told this reads as iron and folic acid /B12 deficiency + asthma/food allergy and possibly pyridoxine deficiency causing elevated RBC. Is this correct? Many thanks in advance
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Answered by Dr. Suresh Heijebu 2 hours later
Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service. I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

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Reports interpretation is very correct


The interpretation of the reports is very same as told to you.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.
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