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What are the tests for CLL

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
The tests for CLL include:: Blood smear, Bone marrow biopsy, Coombs test, CT scan, Free hemoglobin, Immunoglobulin, WBC count, CLL/lymphoma diagnostic panel, Platelets.

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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
Get a second opinion: Such cytogenetic abnormalities in cll means that your disease may not stay still under watchful waiting. I would suggest that you seek counseling from... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christian Schultheis
Hematology and Oncology 24 years experience
Don't need to: There is some data out of mayo clinic that green tea extract can lower the WBC count. However, there is no data that it improves survival. At that le... Read More
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
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 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
No: probably diarrhea and reactive lymphocyte are secondary to viral infection ,he need follow up with his doctor.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Romeo Mandanas
Hematology and Oncology 38 years experience
Not necessarily: Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) is usually an indolent slowly progressive disease that may take up to 10-15 years before requiring some form of tre... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
Need more details: We can help you more exactly if you send us the detailed blood count report(cbc report). Moreover your doctor would have explained all of this to you ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Leukemia: It is a leukemia, a cancer, albeit generally a slowly progressing one. You should see your doctor to establish a baseline and a plan for treatment.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Noga
Medical Oncology 34 years experience
Healthy diet: Nothing special..Just a low fat diet high in vegetables, fruit and fiber..Like anyone else should have.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Weakness: Cll may be asymptomatic, may cause anemia and weakness, fever, night sweats, pain in left upper abdomen due to enlarged spleen, enlarged lymph glands,... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Not known: The cause/s for cll is not known. For more information consult the following site:http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001559/.

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