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A 39-year-old female asked:

What does these high and low counts mean? high: protime (12.2), d dimer quantitative (.96) neutrophils (90), abs neut (9.8) and low: rbc (3.56) hemoglobin (10.6) hematocrit (32.7) lymph (7) absolute lymph (.8) absolute eos (0.0) all my other results

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Dr. Mary Engrav
Dr. Mary Engravanswered
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
The : The laboratories that are off are just a tiny bit off, the only ones that are significant are the hemoglobin and hematocrit, as these labs show anemia. Anemia can be caused by iron deficiency, and other causes of low blood count. Ask your doctor of recommendations for your anemia.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
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. Talk to the doctor who ordered the tests. Having said that high total protein and low hemoglobin are a cause for concern and multiple myeloma needs to be excluded. Ask your doctor about getting serum protein electrophoresis.
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Last updated Jan 7, 2019
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