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Alternative Treatments For High Lymphocyte Count
Depends on cause.: A high level of wbc, leukocytosis, can be seen for multiple reasons. Some as simple as an infection or as complicated as a bone marrow malignancies. It is important that you see your dr. To evaluate the cause of the elevation. A differential exam, peripheral smear and even bone marrow aspirate may be needed for evaluation. Treatment will depend of the cause. ...Read more
Probably normal.: Just about anything and everything. These numbers are not so abnormal. ...Read more
High H&H, high MCV, low MCHC, low RDW, neutropenia, & lymphocytosis all values recurring for a few years. B12 therapy for macrocytosis ineffective. No drugs/alcohol. Do smoke cigarettes. Any ideas?
See your doctor: What you described is not an issue for self diagnosis or self treatment. One needs to determine the cause of the abnormality and treat that cause. Please consult your doctor. ...Read more
What would cause high neutrophil count and low lymphocyte count with a total wbc of 8? Is it cancer?!
No it is Not Cancer!: A WBC count of 8, made of neutrophils can not be cancer related. So you should not think about Cancer that much. If you feel well, you should ignore this report. If you want a more exact answer, then you need to send us the complete report of the numbers of cell in your CBC. ...Read more
WBC count always high (16000-21000) no explanation. Seeing hema/oncologist 29th. What are the typical WBC counts with leukemia?
What causes low lymphocytes and MCV , high neutrophile percentage fluctuating low platelet count for one year ? No bacteria or viral infection detect.
White blood cells: are comprised mostly of neutrophils and lymphocytes. If the number of lymphocytes are low then percentage of neutrophils will naturally be high, even though there numbers are normal. Viral infections (HIV and others) are a common cause of low lymphocyte counts. From a practical standpoint, it may not be necessary to test for the other types of infection if the counts are not dangerously low. ...Read more
What are the Newest treatments for intermediate to high risk MDS for a 70 years old man. He has RCMD. No blasts. Low hemoglobin & platelets?
Supportive care : Not sure about newest TX, but "Supportive care may be the most appropriate TX for older people...this group of people being unable to tolerate the stronger TX used for MDS. Supportive care does not aim to treat the disease but can help alleviate symptoms such as shortness of breath...bruising or bleeding." SEE http://www.leukaemia.org.au/blood-cancers/myelodysplastic-syndrome-mds/mds-rcmd ...Read more
No: If a child is not manufacturing enough thyroid hormone it must be replaced. Levothyroxine is the generic name for the medication used to treat an underactive thyroid. Particularly in children, thyroid hormone is important for growth and also brain development when very young. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Better than placebo: The study for which oprevelkin was approved by the fda looked at how good the drug was at preventing need for platelet transfusions following chemotherapy for solid cancers. It was effective 28-65% of the time vs placebo (7-41%). Because of its mediocre effectivity and a high list of side effects (swelling, irregular heart beat), it is not widely used compared to just giving platelet transfusions. ...Read more
WBC: This is above normal, but by no means "high." If you do not have any clinical signs or symptoms of infection or systemic illness then this may just be normal variation. ...Read more
That is just: Barely low. Long list of possibilities, but at this level no need for "treatment". ...Read more
Too many to list: Leucopenia and anemia, if verified, basically have two tx related causes: one is self limited treatable by removing the cause, drugs, infection, etc or giving deficient elements, like iron etc. The other cause, intrinsic or stem cell defect related causes, such as myelodysplasia, noted especially in the elderly with mutations in marrow cells, need an entirely different regimen. More data required. ...Read more
What are the actual: Results? All lab results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the test is usually in the best position to do that. ...Read more
Need some detail: Here. How low and how high. Could be "nothing" all the way up to a significant blood disorder such as essential thrombocythemia. ...Read more
What is more significant lymphocyte and neutrophollis percents or absolute counts? And is 3.4 potassium level low?
Platelet count: In an adult, a normal count is about 150, 000 to 450, 000 platelets per microliter of blood.If platelet levels fall below 20, 000 per microliter, spontaneous bleeding may occur and is considered a life-threatening risk. Patients who have a bone marrow disease, such as leukemia or another cancer in the bone marrow, often experience excessive bleeding. ...Read more
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