My RBC levels have been slightly elevated for the past six months. It was 5.17 a year back, and a couple of months back it was 5.39. I noticed that from the last two years, the RBC count has been borderline high. Last week my vitamin B12 was tested due to a nerve issue in my face, which came back elevated. My MCH and MCV are always low or borderline low. My WBC, hemoglobin, and hematocrit levels, are all in the normal range. I am concerned that the RBC and vitamin B12 levels might indicate early onset polycythemia vera. I have not taken any supplements of vitamin B12 nor am I taking any supplements with vitamin B12 in it. Also, I got a full thyroidectomy due to stage 1 papillary carcinoma, a year back. Do you think I might be concerned for nothing? Thank you for your time.
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