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Old 10-19-2007, 07:23 PM   #1
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high MCH, MCHC levels

I noticed that I have had high MCH and MCHC levels for the past 12yrs. or so and not one doctor has said anything to me about this. I am low thyroid X8 years, and I have mild fibromyalgia.
What is the significance of these levels if any?
Many Thanks.

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Old 10-22-2007, 10:19 PM   #2
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Re: high MCH, MCHC levels

I looked those up because my husband's are very high also. If I remember correctly and perhaps an expert can jump in, I thing it is the size and number of red blood cells. In my husband's case he has hemolytic anemia.

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Old 10-23-2007, 08:49 AM   #3
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Thanks for the quick reply Mel52, I'll read up on hemolytic anemia today.

Old 03-05-2008, 02:56 PM   #4
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Question Re: high MCH, MCHC levels

my husbands blood test results for annual physical came today and the mch was very high--326.0pg (norm 27-33) also hemocrit was a little high--50.8 (norm 42-49) and hemoglobin was 17.5 (norm 13.5-17.1)and his tri-glycerides are very high at 440. there was also a notation that alt was slightly elevated at 67 (norm11-66)......any idea what this could mean?--any info appreciated...

Old 03-05-2008, 05:50 PM   #5
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Re: high MCH, MCHC levels

I too have high MCH, but am anemic and low WBC count at the same time. No answers, I am just in the same spot

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