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Why does alcohol give a high mcv

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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. Enrique Molina MD

my MCV is high due to alcoholism . (also GGT AST, ALT) How can I reduce this? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Enrique Molina ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr.  Shoaib Khan MD

i had full blood work coming on tuesday. it is sunday. last time it was high. (most likely from drinking dr said) if i don't drink for the next two days will that effect my mcv level ... View answer

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

of my bloodwork results. My MCV (and also MCH) is high. Between 96-101. My hemoglobine has went up. For ten years ago 125 to now 145. My B12 is normal. My ferritinlevel is 12-15. Should my MCV ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Hardik Sanghvi ( Hematologist)
Dr. Rakhi Tayal MD

if you have mcv increased by alcohol consumption how long does it take to return to normal after stopping drinking ... View answer

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Public Forum Discussions

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... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Olsi Taka ( Neurologist)
Dr.   Monish De MD

little they said that s why I had a high MCV test. A little confusing. ...I had a blood test done and my MCV was 104 one Dr. told me to cut back on alcohol, I had the same ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Monish De ( Oncologist)
Dr. Hardik Sanghvi MD

have not drank any alcohol at all for nearly 9 weeks now I still consider the MCV of 100 as high? How ...I had an MCV reading of 100, blood-test done via GP. I need a medical through the DVLA... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Hardik Sanghvi ( Hematologist)
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)
Dr. Monish De MD

Hi - I have high MVC and MCH by 1 point above normal. I do not drink alcohol and have a healthy diet, take vitamin supplements. I am a 50 year old woman. My doctor is not concerned. Should I get my ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Monish De ( Oncologist)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Klerida Shehu MD

Hi in my opinion you should do Vit B12 level in blood. Vit B12 deficiency is one cause of high MCV count.

Dr.  T Chandrakant MD

This indicates anemia, post the whole reports please . You may need iron supplements.

Dr.   S. Samanta MD

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