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For How Long After I Have Mono Will My Blood Count Of Monocytes Be Elevated
Not important: Is your diagnosis of infectious mono correct? Because high monocytes can represent a variety of other diseases also. If you had lab proven infectious mono, the monocytes stay up for 4-8 weeks but that is not important. If you are worried re infecting others, the + igm of ebv is what determines if you can infect someone else and that may stay up up to 18 months. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mononucleosis is a viral disease caused by EB Epstein Barr virus. It can last 10-14 days even up to weeks and become chronic on occasion. A mono assay test can reveal if present and on an CBC can see nucleated or atypical lymphocytes. Sore throat, fatigue, fevers are the main symptoms. Treatment remains bedrest, fluids and Advil 400 mg po q 6 hrs until no symptoms occur. Reg ...Read more
If my red & white blood cells and platelet count from a recent lab test for anemia are normal and within range, can I safely say I do not have HIV?
Can be: With mononucleosis you can have an elevated lymphocyte count with a significant percentage of them being atypical lymphocytes or "virocytes". ...Read more
4 year old did blood test and ptt level came back at38 but it was also during a viral infection (with fever). how long for ptt to normalize?
PTT: I am not clear as to why a PTT test was done in the first place with a viral syndrome. Can you be a little more specific? Was there a problem with blood clotting? ...Read more
What does it mean to have a low blood platelet count of 90? I had bronchitis 2 weeks ago and took Bactrim.
Repeat test: 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. Having said that, Either the infection or drug reaction could cause low platelet count. You should consult your doctor about repeating the test in 2-6 weeks. ...Read more
I recently had a full blood count to check for an infection and my platelets level have consistently come back critically high,what should I do?
Critically high?: Ask your physician to double-check you for mild iron deficiency, which often raises the platelets high before it causes anemia. If this is not the cause, and you seem otherwise healthy, the question will be whether to check for your essential thrombocythemia's genetic change or simply watch you. High platelets alone seldom present much danger. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What does it mean to have a low blood platelet count of 99? I recently got over acute bronchitis and took Bactrim. I know the normal range is 150
My WBC was slightly elevated and came down with antibiotics but not to a normal level. Headache and neckpain. Do i need another blood test for wbc?
How long does it take for ALT to go down and liver to no longer be mildly enlarged after mono? Never was tested for mono but still elev after 4 months
Mono: typically, the liver numbers would be normalized four months after a bout of infectious mononucleosis. If they are still elevated, and particularly if they have not improved, one must consider whether there are other potential liver abnormalities present. If you have not yet seen a gastroenterologist, it would be important to do so to sort this out. Continue to avoid alcohol. Good luck. ...Read more
I had a blood test a few months ago and blood cell count was normal but on the lower side so my dr gave me iron tablets and now my blood tests are excellent how do i maintain good iron levels?
Were you anemic?: Do you have heavy periods> Were you iron deficient? Some people require iron supplements but most get by with good sources of bioavailable iron, mostly meats, unless they have a cause for iron loss, i.e. gi bleed, woman with heavy menses, exfoliative dermatitis, etc. First confirm it is indeed iron deficiency, secondly treat appropriately. ...Read more
Hello. I just had a very bad food poisoning (temporarily living in India). The doctor here took a blood test to check for Dengue and Malaria. Came back negative, however my neutrophils count was high (88) and lymphocytes low (8). Is that normap durin?
I have polycythemia and the cause is currently unknown. How much should I expect my red blood cell counts to drop from phlebotomy alone?
I was told I have overactive bone marrow due to very high white blood cell counts for a while what does this mean? And what's next to get done?
Anytime I get blood work my WBC count is always slightly elevated. This has been over a few years. What would cause this.
Stop worrying: Reference ranges are set so that several percent of healthy folks fall outside on either end. If there are no weird cells on your smear, then this is almost certainly just you. Relax and be thankful for good health. ...Read more
I had high monocytes show on blood tests for a year and a half . Then after the year and a half they went away on blood tests. Can chronic herps simplex virus cause high monocytes to show up on blood tests for a year and 3 months and then after the 1 y
Ignore it: If your monocyte percentage is out of kilter, usually it's a problem with relatively few neutrophils or lymphocyte and if your physician is not worried, i wouldn't be either. Both herpes simplex i and ii are not chronic infections but lifelong infections; curiously, both can produce a curious meningitis with bizarre monocytes. Don't focus on numbers, how do you feel? ...Read more
I have had a lot of infections and high white blood cell counts for months. Now come to find out i may have parasites in my body. How is this cured?
Bloodwork results with wbc count of 10.21. I have been fighting a cold the last two weeks. Could this cause the wbc elevation?
Not necessarily: 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. Having said that, your WBC may not be elevated and may be your normal. You may repeat the test, at your convenience, in consultation with your doctor. ...Read more
My haemoglobin level is 15.6 and platelet count is 55600.what should i do so as to reduce my haemoglobin count.i have just recovered frm dengue.(14yr)?
Levels of...: Your hemoglobin level is normal at this time so no need to be concerned about it. As far as your platelets is concerned they are still low but that is part of what dengue causes. As you recover the platelet levels should start coming up.You should follow up with you doctor and have blood work repeated soon. ...Read more
last 3 years i've had a high whiteblood cell count with fevers i had blood work done and my lymphocytes are high is this something to worry about?
Maybe...: Lymphocytes can be elevated in autoimmune conditions such as lupus or rheumatoid arthritis, viral infections, and lymphomas/lymphoproliferative disorders. Additional testing is needed to find out what is causing these symptoms and the high lymphocytes. See the doctor who ordered the test and discuss what the next step is for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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