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Elevated mcv and alcoholism

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Dr. Anshul Varshney MD

My MCV is elevated. Last year my doctor had me give up all alcohol - I was drinking maybe 4-5 drinks a week. Having no alcohol for 3 months lowered my MCV 3 points to 100 from 103. I have... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Anshul Varshney ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr.   Deepika Patil MD

My mcv level is elevated and my doctor has suggested too much alcohol. I am 64, female and drink 4 ... alcohol free for 2 months and have 2 more to go before retest. I recently wondered if the... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Deepika Patil ( General Surgeon)
Dr. Ram Choudhary MD

Dear Hematologist Doctor My MCV ( mean corpuscular volume - Avg red blood cell volume) is 104 and the normal range I believe is 80-102. This slight elevation may be caused by alcohol consumption ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ram Choudhary ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Salah Saad Shoman MD

how much/often alcohol does it take to cause a raised MCV level? My ALT , AST were normal in April, but I dont understand MCV...does it relate to red blood cell count? If GGT is normal, will MCV... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Salah Saad Shoman ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr.  Shoaib Khan MD

and everything was perfect except for my mcv level. It was slightly elevated (101) She suggested that I delete alcohol from my diet and it will correct it. I was shocked. I like to have a couple of... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shoaib Khan ( General & Family Physician)

Public Forum Discussions

Dr. SAMEEN BIN NAEEM MD

I recently received my blood work results. My MCV was 100.2 and my MCH was 33.7. I was reading that a high MCV could be the result of alcohol. I do not drink. I don t even have 1 drink per week. I... View answer

Answered by : Dr. SAMEEN BIN NAEEM ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Tejas Shah MD

I am a 45 year healthy female, non smoker and recently my blood test results showed a MCV of 105 ... be the cause? Also, if this is the case, how long for me my MCV count to get back to normal once I have... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Tejas Shah ( Pediatrician)
Dr. Panagiotis Zografakis MD

the sun)! If I stop consuming alcohol on a daily basis will it bring down my MCV count and if so how long ...I just got my blood work done and my doctor has indicated that my MCV count was high at... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Panagiotis Zografakis ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Olsi Taka MD

Hi I have just had a high MCV test come back. I did consume a lot of alcohol the night before. Could this be why. Doctor has told me never to drink alcohol again as my body clearly isn t reacting ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Olsi Taka ( Neurologist)
Dr. Sunil Gupta MD

Hi, I had a high MCV on recent blood test and now my dr keeps saying I am an alcoholic and I know ... until sunday. is this alcoholism and will this much cause a high MCV ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sunil Gupta ( Psychiatrist)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr.  Richa Agarwal MD

Hi, It is due to vitamin B12 deficiency. Regards

Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar MD

It needs to be investigated further. Alcohol, autoimmune disease can cause such picture apart from Vit B12 and Folate.

Dr.   S. Samanta MD

i think this is MCV not MPV; Please confirm this!