Doctor Q&A for Dr. Michael Dugan

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
The question is uncl: If it says abnormalities are absent that is a backwards way of saying normal
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Impression not a dia: If the nodes are under 2 cm less likely to be cancerous. Ie inflammatory or in response to something else
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Not: Too excited as an isolated finding on smear review
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Yes: RBCS not all that helpful. Could be up with thalassemia trait
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Likely : The low MCV in a young woman does put iron deficiency at the top of the list
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Yes: In 70 to 80 percent of cases. The availability of tyrosine kinase inhibitors such as gleevec (imatinib) has moved transplant to 3rd line treatment
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
No big deal: A chronic illness that is easily treatable and with proper management will have no impact on quantity or quality of life
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Blood: Cancers such as lymphoma leukemia and myeloma. Problems with increases or decreases in the cellular blood elements. Problems with bleeding or clotting ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
A detailed question: 61 to 85 % t cells And 7 to 23 % b cells. For nk range is about 9 to 19%
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Could be: A sign of low platelets. Get it checked out
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