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A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Not available : Far too early for risk assessment blood tests. A CBC does not provide guidance
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
No.: Covid-19: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html Please contact your doctor by phone for further evaluation and mechanism for testing i... Read More

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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Alcoholism: The CBC can give a strong hint of alcoholism, but sometimes that turns out to be a vitamin b 12 or Folic Acid deficiency.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jasyn Haney
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Possibly: Honestly, it would depend on the specific cancer and where and if it has spread to other sites. For instance, melanoma would likely have a normal co... Read More
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology 47 years experience
A CBC may: Be completely normal with very advanced cancer - - it measures red cells and their parameters, white cells, number and type, and platelets...Some incl... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Fox
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Yes it is possible: The best way to determine if you have mono is to do a monospot test or do a blood test for the epstein barr virus igm titer. If positive it would tell... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
No: If you had an infection, then taking the antibiotic may help by clearing the infection and this would decrease your WBC count. It would have no effect... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Lupus blood tests: Have your physician order an ANA test. If that is positive, seek the care of a rheumatologist. For further tests. Patients with lupus are anemic, usu... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
Endocrinology 43 years experience
Blood sugar: They probably did more than a cbc. You should ask your doctors how high was the sugar. Was it done fasting? When fasting, glucose should be.
A male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
No: I would check your stool for occult blood in case this is very early iron deficiency perhaps due to a bleeding ulcer or tumor
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Does not: Eating what you did, does not affect CBC results. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
Yes, most times: A leukemia typically begins in the bone marrow and will often show effects on the CBC as the cancer cells spill over into the circulating blood. On ra... Read More
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