A 30-year-old male asked:
Blood test result show high packed cell volume ,high rbc, high wbc and high neutrophil count what does it mean ? with hand burning and oral thrush.
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Pathology 46 years experience
By itself, nothing: You're a young man and your somewhat high Hct may simply be you -- reference ranges are set so that several percent of folks fall outside on either end. Same for white count. The oral thrush, if proven, calls for a check for a few illnesses; the hands, a neuropathy workup perhaps. Labs are meaningful only in the context of clinical fnidings. Your physician owes you a full explanation.
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