Macrocytosis is a medical term used to describe enlarged red blood cells, according to Mayo Clinic. This medical condition usually does not cause any symptoms, but it may be a symptom of an underlying disease or infectio... More »

According to the Mayo Clinic, enlarged red blood cells, or macrocytosis, is a non-specific medical condition that has a number of different causes. Among the most common are vitamin B12 deficiency, folate deficiency, alc... More »

Causes of enlarged red blood cells, or macrocytosis, include folate deficiency, vitamin B-12 deficiency, liver disease, alcoholism and medication side effects, according to Mayo Clinic. Hematologists usually detect macro... More »

According to the Mayo Clinic, enlarged red blood cells, or macrocytosis, is a non-specific medical condition that has a number of different causes. Among the most common are vitamin B12 deficiency, folate deficiency, alc... More »

The human body builds red blood cells through the mediation of a protein called erythropoietin, claims the American Society of Hematology. This protein is made largely in the kidneys. More »

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Some signs of small red blood cells disease are a very enlarged spleen and other organs and jaundice, according to MedlinePlus and Healthline. One type of small red blood cells disease is thalassemia. There are basically... More »

Called erythrocytosis, an elevated red blood cell count means that the bloodstream has too many red blood cells, according to Mayo Clinic. Erythrocytosis develops for various reasons, including the body's need to compens... More »