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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Your doctor would be: the best person to address this. We might be able to share some insight on the matter. Please submit a clear & specific question about CSF results ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Talk to doctor: 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 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
See below: The statement perhaps refers to the presence of white cells in the spinal fluid at elevated levels. You could also, have elevation of protein. Many ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Steinmuller
33 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Various problems: Infection can cause inflammation but often will cause serious symptoms like fever, headache and stiff neck and mental status changes. Other neurologic ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lewis Hassell
39 years experience Pathology
Oligoclonal bands: These proteins are immunoglobulins usually detected by separating the proteins in an electric field-charged gel. Many CNS diseases are associated with ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald McCarren
36 years experience Neurology
Need more data: I would like to know your serum glucose at the time of the LP (csf glucose about 2/3 serum) and serum protein (csf 1/200 conc. Of serum). If normal t ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Talk to the lab: You or your doctor should contact the laboratory that reported the result and ask for an explanation. From what you described, there was sufficient sa ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Any symptoms?: Why was the test done, other than nasal discharge? Do you have any symptoms? The result is not likely to be valid if there was insufficient sample. If ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rawhi Omar
44 years experience Pathology
Nonspecific: Increased lymphocytes in spinal fluid can be seen in many disorders including viral infections and MS. If MS is the primary concern, tthere are more s ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Check with oncology: The cytology report is a bit concerning and you need to follow-up with your oncologist. Anytime you see increased lymphocytes in the absence of an inf ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
These values are OK: These levels do not look out of ordinary. You need to relate these levels to previous levels of these markers. if they were high before then this test ... Read More
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