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what does neutrophils mean in a blood test

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
You need to see a : Doctor. Neutrophil count of 0.7 is low though not low enough to qualify as neutropenia, (a count of 500 is abnormally low, normal being around 1500). ... Read More

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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
May just be stress: If you are not obviously ill, and the smear was not reported as abnormal, you may just be stressed. Just a cold shower can raise neutrophils even high ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
See below: 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
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Insufficient info: All lab 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. It wou ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Rank
Specializes in Pathology
Platelets: The platelet count often is abbreviated as plt. The is one important measure of clotting ability.
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
30%: It mean 30%
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
What is the actual: Value? Low mean platelet volume may be normal.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Depends: If hemoglobin level is normal, it does not mean anything. Some hemoglobin variants produce oval rather than perfectly round red cells and then it depe ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Unclear question: Lymphocytes are a normal component of blood. Esr is a test to look for inflammation, but is not a constituent of blood.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Depends: If all the proteins were elevated, you were probably dehydrated. If a specific protein is elevated then it needs to be determined which protein. Some ... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Oldson
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
? hemachromatosis: It might be either primary or secondary hemochromatosis. Depending on how high the number, it will either require further testing for hemochromatosis ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Mcadams
22 years experience in Internal Medicine
WBCs in urine: WBC's in the urine are commonly associated with infection or inflammation of the urinary tract. Urine infection (UTI), kidney infection (pyelonephrit ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
See a doctor: This can be one of several things. If you are otherwise completely healthy, it may indicate a bone marrow disease called polycythemia vera. If you hav ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Jan
Dr. M. Jan answered
65 years experience in Family Medicine
Indicates chronic co: Most common diseases where ESR is elevatedare pulmonary tuberculosis and rheumatoid arthritis.
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Need more info: 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
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
47 years experience in Urology
Blood in the urine: Blood in the urine has nearly 100 causes. It is never normal. It should be evaluated by a urologist.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Autoantibody: This is a nonspecific antibody test against your own tissue but by itself it does not diagnose any disease condition although it may point to a higher ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Jan
Dr. M. Jan answered
65 years experience in Family Medicine
Probably anemia: When hemoglobin and hematocrit are also low, thisis called anemia, and is treated easily by takinf ferrous sulphate 5 gr. Daily for few months.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Probably nothing: Generally nothing. It usually has no clinical significance although it can be low in severe liver disease such as cirrhosis.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Need more info: 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
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in Pain Management
Lymphocytosis: Lymphocytosis is is an increase in white blood cells called lymphocytes. Usually the number is temporary rise in the number of lymphocytes after an i ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
How low?: Either the absolute lymphocyte or the absolute neutrophil count needs to be markedly below reference range before you give this another thought. Both ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Low RDW is good: Rdw refers to the variation in the size of red blood cells. Normal value is from 11.5 to 14.5. There is preliminary evidence that high RDW values may ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zohreh Soltani
8 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Well,: In medicine, blood in urine is the presence of red blood cells in the urine, ranging from trace blood to gross blood in urine. It may be benign, or ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Could be normal.: Not sure why you would have blood drawn 3 months after having normal labs in a young and healthy female? There may be more to the story.... ? These l ... Read More
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