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What are the tests for CLL

A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
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 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
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
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christian Schultheis
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
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
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A 39-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.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience Hematology and Oncology
More info needed: There is not enough info to determine the problem. Why were the blood tests done. Any symptoms or physical examination findings? We're the possinpble ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Romeo Mandanas
37 years experience Hematology and Oncology
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
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
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 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Sounds pretty bad: Call my office in nyc to have this checked out. We have international patients who fly in to have this answered.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
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.
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A 60-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Noga
33 years experience Medical Oncology
Healthy diet: Nothing special..Just a low fat diet high in vegetables, fruit and fiber..Like anyone else should have.
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