Questions about MCV, MCH, MCHC

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Never assume anyone knows other terms/abbreviations you don't explain.  For instance, what does MM as used above mean?
Hi good question! MM stands for Multiple myeloma.
What does MM stand for?
meningomyelocele malignant melanoma multiple myeloma
What does MM stand for in conjunction with MCV??
MCV is sometimes used, along with other lab test results, to help diagnose and monitor multiple myeloma. To your question, the MM likely stands for Multiple Myeloma. In this case, doctors are watching for elevated MCV.
If your MCV is higher than normal, what does that mean?
The common causes of macrocytic anemia (increased MCV) are as follows: Folate deficiency anemia Vitamin B12 deficiency anemia Liver disease Hemolytic anemias Hypothyroidism Excessive alcohol intake Aplastic anemia Myelodysplastic syndrome
MC V 95.0 what does this mean MCHC 32.3
Both are normal. Meaning your blood cells are overall good.