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Red blood cells present

A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lee Ann Roberts
Gynecology 41 years experience
Yes that's true: Hemoglobin and myoglobin (a related compound found in muscle tissue) are both red.
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Yes.: The red pigment is hemoglobin which is contained in the red blood cell.
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
Hematology and Oncology 45 years experience
Yes.: The red color is indeed from the hemoglobin in red cells. The yellow color of the plasma is from the proteins contained in plasma. How red the bloo... Read More

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
Urology 44 years experience
Check for HPV: Ascus: acronym for atypical cells of undetermined significance and indicates mild cellular cervical changes with an unknown cause. Most common causes ... Read More
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Dr. James Underberg
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
? Poor specimen : I suspect this represents poor specimen collection the lab should be able to comment n this.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Hematuria: You need further evaluation. Red cells can be due to stones, TB, cancer, trauma, kidney diseases like glomerulonephritis. Go and be seen by a nephrolo... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Rheumatology 48 years experience
yes and no: All are normal, but the ph is not 1.07. That is the specific gravity and that is normal.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Need more info: How many red cells and how many white cells? Who asked for the test and why? Lab results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor... Read More
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Dr. Raja Nandyal
Pediatrics 51 years experience
CNs and GI systems: Excessive red cells in newborns can cause increase chance for sluggish circulation, blood clots in internal organs including brain intestines etc. Usu... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Monheit
Specializes in Family Medicine
Erytrhropoetin: The kidney produces a hormone called erythropoietin which stimulates the bone marrow to differentiate and produce red blood cells.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Hocking
Hematology and Oncology 48 years experience
Bone Marrow: In adults, all of the blood cells are produced in the bone marrow, including red blood cells. Under some abnormal conditions, blood cells may be produ... Read More
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Dr. Christian Schultheis
Hematology and Oncology 24 years experience
A lot: Could mean dehydration, sometimes can signify a myeloproliferative disorder. Also if the hemoglobin is low and the rbcs are high, could mean there is... Read More

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