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does a cbc show pregnancy

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
No: Blood cell counts do not provide diagnostic information about pregnancy.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
No: The CBC examines the numbers, kinds, shapes, and sizes of the formed elements in the blood. The test gives no useful information about pregnancy, but ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
29 years experience Fertility Medicine
CBC: A Complete Blood Count includes a white cell count and a platelet count, which can both be ignored unless they are abnormal. What's left is a hemoglob ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guillermo Martinez-torres
33 years experience Pathology
Complete blood count: CBC = complete blood count. The test looks at your red cells, white cells and platelets only. It is not used to detect pregnancy. If you want to kn ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
How high?: Pregnancy is normally associated with high neutrophil counts.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See your Doctor: You need an ultrasound and blood work to check hormone levels as well as check for pelvic infections.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
If serious : Conditions including autoimmune conditions & malignancy are ruled out, i presume that the cause of your persistently high igg level could be allergies ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: If your doctors who examined you and did testing were not able to figure it out, it is impractical to do better in this forum. It may help to be seen ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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EBV: Infectious mononucleosis, related to the Epstein Barr Virus, or EBV, has a pathogenesis related to spread through B cells and can be related to B cell ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
No: There is a separate and distinct test for pregnancy. It requires measurement of HCG hormone level in blood.
A 38-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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