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What kind of blood test would my hematology dr. Order to see what's wrong with my blood instead of a bone marrow test?
Hierarchy of tests: Usual approach is to do a complete blood cells count and performa microscopic examination of the blood smear, the latter may be done by a pathologist. Depending on the findings, symptoms, and signs, other tests may be selected, e.G, flow cytometry, antibody testing, dna testing, and a bone marrow. Each test has its own place and there is no test instead of bone marrow. ...Read more
I have diverticulitis and chronic prostatitis but hematology blood test is normal can these infections cause for my spleen to be enlarged?
Splenomegaly: The spleen may enlarge in the presence of several infections. Nonetheless the ones you mention might only be implicated on a very theoretical basis. If your spleen is enlarged the overwhelming probability is that there is another reason. ...Read more
Not necessarily: Blood cancers, also called leukemias, result in high numbers of white blood cells. Acute leukemia can often be found on a routine blood test. However, not all blood cancers can be found this way. A diagnosis of blood cancer usually requires a history and physical exam in addition to blood tests. That's why it's important you see your doctor! there's more to the story than just a test. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hematology .What conditions cuase blood to be thin, genteic/disease. Is it liver , bones . Alcohol Intolerant, always have been.what test is needed?
Long list...: Generally, when people mention "thin blood," they mean difficulty with clotting (having a bleeding disorder). This can be due to liver disease, medications, bone marrow problems, and genetic issues with deficiencies of certain blood factors (or acquired deficiencies later in life). Alcohol abuse can also lead to this in a couple of different ways. Blood testing can help identify causes. ...Read more
I m say my doctor i wana test. Blood cancer ...... He recommends hematology profile test. Is gud to see all. Blood cancer?
I got my blood test yesterday, everything came back good except...A tes showed I am anemic now, I take B12 n supp everyday, anit be a sign of autoimmune?
Probably not: Processes that can disrupt the normal life span of a red blood cell may cause anemia. Causes include decreased production of red blood cells or hemoglobin, or increased loss or destruction of red blood cells. For examples, low iron in blood causes decreased production and bleeding causes increased loss. Further testing is necessary to know for sure, so speak with your physician for next steps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hematology: Many blood disorders are sufficiently unusual that they are best diagnosed and managed by people with specific interest and experience. In that manner, if the findings are not leukemia, you would be wise to be sure that the individual you meet with is not just an oncologist (cancer doc) who does a little hematology, but someone with interest in blood disorders. ...Read more
Reactive lymph node neck. last ultra sound 2012.blood test done 4 months ago (including FBE) no abnormalities. do I need to go for another ultrasound?
Why do I have to have another blood test regarding cbc? What does this mean? I received a phone call from my doctor regarding my blood results. He wants me to have another test done, but he didn't explain why. Does this have anything to do with the blo
CBC : CBC is a hematology profile blood test that measures red blood cell concentration (hematocrit), white blood cell count and platelet count. It also provides information about the size and shape of red blood cells. This is a routine laboratory test. The most likely reason to repeat the test includes an inadequate specimen (i.e. Not enough blood was obtained in the tube, or a laboratory mishap) or an abnormal result was identified and the physician wants to repeat the test to verify the result. The physician may also ask that the new blood CBC sample include a microscopic exam by a pathologist or technologist in order to visually examine the blood to look for abnormal appearing blood cells or other findings. ...Read more
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