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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ball
18 years experience in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Blood count: It is a test that quantifies and characterizes certain cells in the blood. Those cell types include red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Monheit
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not directly: CBC will have an indicator called the RDW or redcell distribution width. When this is elevated, bone marrow is producing younger cells that appear bi ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
CBc: Is a complete blood count if this is what you were trying to ask. Otherwise post with a little more information.
A female asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience in Ophthalmology
CBC: complete blood count.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
No pathology: There is no pathologic process to cause abnormally low rdw. Patients with beta thalassemia trait may have lower than usual rdw.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Need clarification: Do you mean high lymphocyte count? If so, what is the actual count, relative and absolute. Please provide the actual data for a meaningful opinion.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
Pinprick arm: Not much.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience in Pediatrics
When Needed: Only when there is a concern about your health such as anemai or concern about serious infection.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
16 years experience in Family Medicine
See your doctor.: CBC results are used to help aiding in many different diagnosis, ranging from anemias, infections (viral, parasite, bacteria), platelet disorders, blo ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guillermo Martinez-torres
32 years experience in Pathology
Complete blood count: CBC = complete blood count. The test looks at your red cells, white cells and platelets only. It does not require for you to fast before the test. ... Read More

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