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See your doctor.: CBC results are used to help aiding in many different diagnosis, ranging from anemias, infections (viral, parasite, bacteria), platelet disorders, blood loss, etc... The patient should see a doctor to analyze what the abnormal results are and what further treatment is needed. ...Read more
Share on twitter bookmark & share printer-friendly version a complete blood count (CBC) test measures the following: •the number of red blood cells (rbc count) •the number of white blood cells (wbc count) •the total amount of hemoglobin in the blood •the fraction of the blood composed of ...Read more
Autonomy rules: Unless granddad is mentally disabled, he's discussed his results with his physician and has been advised what to do. There are hundreds of different possible abnormalities of the cbc, and if you're actually the caregiver, you'll be instructed what to do. Otherwise, it's his business. You must care very much about him to have asked and I hope his health recovers. ...Read more
What are the possibilities of being infected with a rare type of HIV not getting detected by testing. I have all symptoms and abnormal cbc.
I have had abnormal cbcs since 08. Wbcs as high as 20 plus and same test with platelets as low as 30 thousand. I'm tired and weak all the time.
Need to see doc.: Can't explain this on-line. There are many reasons for these "abnormalities" but they will require comprehensive review of your history / labs and perhaps some additional blood work. You need to see someone in person. ...Read more
Had corticosteroid inj. Day b4 labs. Can that cause these abnormal CBC results? WBC 10.9, ANC firstname.lastname@example.org, NE% high@83, LY% email@example.com, EO% firstname.lastname@example.org.
YES: It can cause a temporary increase in your white cell count. ...Read more
Got an abnormal cbc, high lymphocytes 50 normal 25-40, low neutrophils 37 normal 50-73, bands 2 normal is 0, morphology normal, platets elevated. Cancer?
All ARS symptoms with abnormal cbc after unprotected sex. Tested several times hiv negative Rna & 4th gen up to a year. Possibility of a rare strain?
It does not appear that you have HIV infection. You did not describe your symptoms. If you still have doubts, please see a doctor as this forum may not be useful for your concern.
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Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Blood tests: There are a few diseases that leap out from blood tests. Most of the time, however, blood tests don't tell the doctor much on their own, not very specific. CBC and CRP are swayed by many conditions. These include the broad categories of cancer, infection, and inflammatory disease. Fungal brain infection is just one of the myriad possibilities, some serious and some not. ...Read more
I had an abnormal CBC after going to the ER for Anxiety and high blood pressure. WBC is 12.9, Platelets are 357 and ANC is 10.0. Should I be concerene?
Repeat the CBC: A CBC can be repeated by a medical provider to followup on the one run in the ED. It would be a good idea to try and get copies of your tests and record of your visit to share with the provider you see. Those kinds of numbers without any other information can be a sign of a mild infectious process but you can start eliminating other causes by repeating what has been done recently. ...Read more
I had an abnormal CBC after going to the ER for Anxiety and high blood pressure. WBC is 129, Platelets are 357 and ANC is 10.0. Should I be concerened?
Abnormal labs: Have your doctor repeat thenmGet a more detailed answer ›
Acute heart failure/myopathy from an autoimmune disease or virus/bacteria... Wouldn't this cause an abnormal CBC, C-RP & ESR??
Not necessarily: All these are general tests, not specific to a certain disease, you can have all what you mentioned with normal values of the said tests, ...Read more
4 weeks after sex got rash, swollen glands, night sweats, cold sores abnormal cbc high neutro low lymphs. Neg for hiv & stds at 6 mon. What caused it?
After sex: That's a long incubation period making it questionable that sexual contact was the culprit. Fortunately hiv and other std were ruled out. Where were the cold sores? If multiple crops were present, a herpes infection or outbreak may have explained all your symptoms. This may or may not have been transmitted by someone else as the virus could have been dormant in your system all along. ...Read more
A little bit: You look at the person, not the lab value. When I was donating blood a lot, my RDW was in the 16's and it was fine. It's not dangerous; if everything else seems fine, you may never find the cause. ...Read more
Nothing: As stated in prior response the lymphomas won't necessarily show in routine labs. Lypmphoma panalel may be more specific but if you have elargesd lymph nodes getting a ct scan of chest abdomen and pelvis and / or biosy is the better way to go than to "wait" until routine labs change it could be too late if a lymphoma is present to monitor by blood only. ...Read more
If the mass I have between my ribs is cancerous would it make anything on a CBC abnormal and at about what stage?
2 yr. Old girl w/ cbc: abnormal MCV 73.1 (l), MCH 24.4 (l), PLT count 486 (h), neut% 46 (h)-everything else is normal. Should I be concerned?
No: A blood smear is ordered when the CBC is abnormal. A blood smear helps diagnose a range of deficiencies, disease involving blood cell production, function and destruction ; it is also used to monitor cell production/ maturity in diseases eg leukemia, during chemo/radiation therapy and evaluation of different type of hemoglobins. ...Read more
My 13 yr ols son monocytes where high but the eosinophils was low show we be worried nithing else on cbc was abnormal?
Nonspecific ata: Monocytes are basically high class lymphocytes and often elevate with a variety of viral conditions. The data you give is not specific to any issue and not particularly worrisome. No test is as valuable as combining it with the history and exam to come up with an answer. ...Read more