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Abnormal Cbc Blood Test
Could you tell me if someone has thyroid cancer wouldn't the CBC blood test show that something was abnormal?
Cancer: Likely not. The cancer if it spread would likely just affect local structures. Ultrasound is the best method to detect it. Certain lab tests screen for certain types of thyroid cancer.
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
No: It should not affect your test result significantly. Http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/tests-procedures/complete-blood-count/details/how-you-prepare/ppc-20257182See 1 more doctor answer
If I had herps after 5 or 6 years wouldn't my CBC / differ blood test would have shown something was wrong?
The CBC: Would not show anything. The only blood test that would is a serology looking for the hsv infection.
Sometimes: Sometimes but not always. Leukemia, a form of blood and bone marrow cancer, is frequently detectable in the blood; however, especially if early in the course of the disease, leukemic cells may be confined to the bone marrow and not cross into the blood in sufficient numbers to be detected by a cbc. Ultimately, the complete diagnosis and prognosis of leukemia relies on bone marrow examination.
No: That test gives no specific information concerning Ebola, but may be abnormal in a host of different illnesses.See 1 more doctor answer
I had a blood test done called cbc and my platlets were high 499 and it said stable, what does this mean?
Need more info: 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, it would have helped to have all the results. High platelet count is often associated with iron deficiency. Please discuss the results with your doctor as the high count may predispose you to blood clots.
Blood test a couple years ago had glucose at 68, this year's CBC glucose was 99. Both are fasting. Should there be a concern?
Male, age 23, Indian. On a Blood Test (CBC) all components are within Normal Range except for "MONOCYTES which are 01%". Anything to worry??
No: Certain bone marrow abnormalities & large number of infections have been associated with monocytosis including brucellosis, varicella-zoster, bacterial endocarditis, tuberculosis, malaria, typhoid fever, syphilis, and trypanosomiasis. An abnormal WBC & other cell count are associated with these conditions. An isolated increase monocyte count is non-specific finding without any significance
I want to know what the initials stand for in a CBC blood test. I want to be able to read my blood test results but I don't know what the initials stand for. They have it printed out so that I know if I am high or low but I want to know what the initials
Yes it is possible: The best way to determine if you have mono is to do a monospot test or do a blood test for the epstein barr virus igm titer. If positive it would tell you that you have mononucleosis.
I am a 66 yr old male and my blood test show a RDW-SD of 47.8fl and a RBC of 4.62mil All other CBC readings were normal. Is this a problem?
I ate an egg on 1/2 an English muffin 2 hrs before a blood test (didn't know before). My dr knows, says it's ok, but how can it affect CBC results?
Does not: Eating what you did, does not affect CBC results. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex.