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Just had blood test results and doctor said MCV is high

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Hi, just had blood test results and doctor said MCV is high at 99.2 (max 95). However my ferritin level is 700 (max 323). She is leaning towards fatty liver, is this correct diagnosis? Thanks
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
No, this is not correctdo you have any medical problems?drink alcohol?vegan?take any meds?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Yes I had been drinking alcohol three nights in a row before tests were taken.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
That is probably why the MCV is high Alcohol can raise MCV I recommend completely stopping alcohol then checking it again
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
please don't forget a positive rating. If you have more questions, just reply