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CBC normal does that mean I am healthy

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guy VanDell
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Partly: It's part of a healthy immune system but it's not the only thing.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lewis Hassell
38 years experience Pathology
Blood counts: A normal CBC does tell a lot about general health, because many systems besides the bone marrow (e.g. liver, kidneys, bowels, etc.) all contribute in ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
How do you feel ?: Is very important than your temp of 99.8. Body temp range of 97.3 to 99.1 is considered to be normal range body has slightly. Varies in the dif ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Repeat test: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Just suggestive: How do you FEEL? There are some diseases that are totally ruled out by a normal or near-normal CBC. There are other diseases that can take you to deat ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
17 years experience General Practice
Talk to your OB//GYN: I recommend you speaking to your ob/gyn about the treatment options you have. Wishing you the best.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sari Nabulsi
Specializes in Pediatrics
Afp: If you mean AFP, thrn low ago is associated with higher risk for Down syndrome. Your OB might do triple screening to confirm
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
No....: Not that simple.......The age matters , wheather you have normal cholesterol or not.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Means nothing: It's uses are very limited and I think your value is normal. Plus, the test is often done wrong. Don't give this another thought if you feel well.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Ross
Dr. Joel Ross answered
39 years experience Geriatrics
High Hgb and RBC Hct: Hemoblobin and hemotocrit refer to the amount of red blood cells in your body when measured in a special machine called a Coulter Counter. HIgh Hb an ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Thought issue: Obsessions are difficult. Your preoccupation with a physical ailment may reflect some past experience in your life and your difficulty understanding h ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Some ideas: This may be due to something as simple as a cold agglutinin that causes the machine to misread two cells as one. If the MCV is below 100, i'd ignore i ... Read More
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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrell Herrington
33 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor.: The hematologist who first did the evaluation on the polycythemia would be a good reference for the subsequent anemia. Low rbc levels will cause signi ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
What is the value?: Is your creatinine low or high? What is the actual value? Did the report include estimated glomerular filtration rate? If it is high, see your doctor ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Viral: Elevated lymphocyte count is usually associated with a viral process.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robin Joyce
29 years experience Medical Oncology
No anemia: A complete blood count means a measurement of White blood cells, the amount of hemoglobin, and the precent of blood that is red ( HGB, HCT) and the nu ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Sucgang
16 years experience Family Medicine
Visit your PMD: I would suggest a full blood panel, CBC, CMP, and STD check. You may be losing weight for several reasons and they need to be investigated depending ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lang
51 years experience Endocrinology
Hypothyroidism: The TSH test is10 times more sensitive for the diagnosis of hypothyroidism that the t4. The TSH is reported on a log scale so that small changes in th ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Michaels
52 years experience Urology
Many causes: There are many causes of lymphocytopenia (low lymphocyte count). Your hamatologist should talk to you about further testing depending on how low the c ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
CBC: A full blood count.will give hemoglobin / hematocrit / red cell count, red cell indices, counts of the five white cell types (absolute counts, percent ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Gilbert's syndrome: This is a benign condition that requires no treatment characterized by mildly elevated bilirubin and otherwise normal liver function tests. The biliru ... Read More
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