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what does high lymphs mean in a blood test

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
It is 8: You have to discuss with the doctor who ordered the test as we can not comment on only one value in cbc.We need to know why the test was ordered, what ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Probably not: This would be most suggestive of polycythemia vera and at age 22 this isn't a consideration. You may simply be athletic. Reference ranges are set so t ... Read More
A 5-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Neck nodes common: Lymph nodes are basically little factories where tissue fluid is filtered and lymphocytes that fight infection are produced. Young childen are expose ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Watch and wait: If the nodes have remained stable for two years, you may watch and wait. You may feel the nodes every couple of weeks, if any of the the lymph glands ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Until proved not...: ... Our principal concern is cancer. I would draw no conclusions from the lymphocyte count, the SGOT / alt being somewhat high is merely suggestive, b ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Could be dermatitis: First of all, how do you know this is a lymph node rather than a fibroma, lipoma, sebaceous cyst, other type of cyst? If the mass is directly behind ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
20 years experience Hospital-based practice
Need more info: Cervical lymph nodes can enlarge after an infection, but usually u have fever, pain, & misery that goes along with an infection. Infection can cau ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience Wound care
Monitoring System: The lymphatic system absorbs and carries things too big to go into the arteries and veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. The l ... Read More

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