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what does lymph mean in a blood test

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in 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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience in 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
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience in Pathology
Maybe infection,,,: From your information, it looks like you've got infection. Your white count is high and that is a very telling sign of infection which could be a com ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Virus infection: Absolute counts for lymphs and neuts are all that matters, rather than percentages. Almost everybody has one or more lymph nodes palpable in the neck. ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hermilando Payen
55 years experience in Pathology
Differential Count: The test results should indicate the reference values for the percentage of lymphocytes for that particular laboratory in their automated differential ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
Possibly nothing: It depends on how low. Lymphs are one of the types of cells that fight infection but in isolated general questions like this without numbers it is ver ... Read More
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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Roosth
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
Depends: This depends on so many factors hard to answer breifly. Typically? No. Sometimes, of great concern. Usuall method if in doubt is to repeat in a mo ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jim Huehnergarth
50 years experience in Pathology
Explanation : Enlarged lymph nodes, especially in the neck are usually due to an infection such as strep throat. Another common cause is infectious mononucleosis ( ... Read More
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A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Schneider
44 years experience in Integrative Medicine
Abnormal Blood Count: This would be considered a mild abnormality and does not necessarily raise any alarm signals. But, with the gradual decrease in the lymph count, a re ... Read More
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