My MCH is 33.4 what could be the reason Also my RBC is on the lower side..

(new delhi)


Haemoglobin (Hb) - 14.7 g/dL 13.0 - 17.0

RBC Count - 4.42 millions/ 4.50 - 5.50

HCT - 46.3 % 40.0 - 50.0

MCV - 104.8 fL 80.0 - 100.0

MCH - 33.4 pg 27.0 - 32.0

MCHC - 31.9 gm/dL 32.0 - 35.0

RDW - 13.3 % 11.5 - 14.5

(TLC) - 10.9 X10^3/uL 4.0 - 10

Vitamin B12 - 343

My Cholestrol level was high but now its normal after taking Arvast 15mg from past 6 weeks
I dont take alcohol but doo smoke
Can anyone help me to know the reason for high MCH. My doctor said High MCH is due to low vitamin b12 or due to drinking alcohol
but i don't drink alcohol and my Vitamin B12 report is normal.


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by: Kerri Knox

Please see my page on Vitamin B12 Levels to see that you actually DO have Vitamin B12 deficiency. Your Vitamin B12 level may be 'normal' in India (and in the US), but in Japan and other parts of the world they recognize that a Vitamin B12 level below 500 is deficient.

Also, those with HIGH Vitamin B12 levels can also be deficient. So, that is why if you have a high MCV level, the number 1 reason is because you have Vitamin B12 deficiency. Period.

And your RBC being on the 'low side' may or may not mean anything. If you are a menstruating woman, that is perfectly normal. If you are an adult male, it might be a little low, but there are various reasons why an RBC can be on the 'low side' and it may or may not be a problem. It depends upon your circumstances.

Kerri Knox RN Immune Health Queen

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