A 44-year-old female asked:
can this be cll? symptoms- very tired all the time, shortness of breath, night sweats, achy bones and joints, always cold. abnormal rbc, ly, mean pl
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
Need CBC report: Your symptoms do not mean anything definite. But the diagnosis is made on the basis of CBC including hb, WBC count, differential count, % lymphocyte count and platelet count. So give us complete results first before we can help you.
A Verified Doctor answered
Easy to test for: Hi. Ask your doc to do a CBC with differential. If your WBC are elevated and your absolute lymphocyte count is elevated, they will test "flow cytometry" to see if there is a clonal population of lymphocytes (or another white cell population). Good luck!
Last updated Jul 28, 2014
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