Question by  snikcidylime (32)

What causes enlarged red blood cells?


Answer by  pefree123 (75)

Enlarged red blood cells are called macrocytosis, this can be caused by a liver issue, vitamin deficiency, or by anemia or blood loss.


Answer by  kgrim (510)

Macrocytosis may be cause by many factors including but not limited to vitamin B12 deficiency, medication side effect, folate deficiency, alcohol or liver disease. Treatment is based on the cause.

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