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High white blood count, low level of vitamin D, high level of inflammation in blood test, pain in all joint, chronic pain syndrome?

High white blood count, low level of vitamin D, high level of inflammation in blood test, pain in all joint, chronic pain syndrome?

Need more: Data. Have you been tested for rheumatoid factor, ANA? What type of white blood cells are elevated, and how long have you had your symptoms? You should consult a rheumatologist, which is a Dr that specializes in these types of ailments. ...Read more

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My dr said he thinks I have kidney stones. Did just urine/blood test. I had pain lower right and back area. Any odds its gallbladder or something else?

My dr said he thinks I have kidney stones. Did just urine/blood test. I had pain lower right and back area. Any odds its gallbladder or something else?

Sonogram or CT scan: Will confirm presence of kidney or gallstones. Sonography is probably better for identifying gall stones, is free of radiation ; is quite good at idtifying kidneys and presence or absence of urinary obstruction. Ct best for kidney stones. Blood cells in urine strongly suggest kidney stone, but imaging is required for diagnosis. Symptoms could also suggest kidney infection.? Urine culture performed. ...Read more

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Told DVT ruled out from blood test & probably muscle pain is this right? Varicose veins in 1 leg with bruising. Throbbing above bruises under knee.

Told DVT ruled out from blood test & probably muscle pain is this right? Varicose veins in 1 leg with bruising. Throbbing above bruises under knee.

Venous reflux test: Recommend that you look into your vein disease further w/ a venous reflux ultrasound test to assess your varicose veins & to look into venous insufficiency as a possible cause. An ultrasound can also assess for other possibilities such as ruptured Baker's cyst, hematoma, or tumor such as sarcoma. If US negative then consider a MRI of the leg joints / muscle. Could also be nerves or inflammatory. ...Read more

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Can appendicitis show up in blood test I have had pain 8 weeks on and off?

Can appendicitis show up in blood test I have had pain 8 weeks on and off?

Usually not unless: It is acute appendicitis, which it doesn't sound like if you had pain for 8 weeks. A more accurate modality would be imaging tests, such as ultrasound or ct. But these are diagnostic tests too and they have their limits. Ask your doctor or surgeon what do to now. ...Read more

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Had a ultrasound was negative for blood clot and blood test found no clot pain in calve still blood clot?

Had a ultrasound was negative for blood clot and blood test found no clot pain in calve still blood clot?

Not likely: Never say never, but it is unlikely. The doctor should check for other reasons, like muscle pull, strain, nerve issues. ...Read more

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Should my husband have a blood test done he has pain in his leg and it appears to be varicose veins. He went to a doctor and he prescribed a medicin.

Should my husband have a blood test done he has pain in his leg and it appears to be varicose veins. He went to a doctor and he prescribed a medicin.

Venous US is best: The best test to evaluate leg pain with veins is a venous doppler ultrasound [ us] test. It is important to look for superficial phlebitis and deep vein thrombosis {dvt}. A blood test is not necessary. It is ideal that for problem like this that your husband see a vein specialist as they can do the test in the office and make treatment decisions right away. ...Read more

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How long should pain last if it is muscle pain? Blood test ruled out DVT & told likely muscle pain behind leg with varicose veins? Leg not red or warm

Probably not muscle: If you have a varicose vein there, that may be the cause of the pain and this is more persistent than simple muscle pain. This can be treated with endovenous ablation or sclerotherapy. Talk to a vein specialist or phlebologist. ...Read more

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Several tender swollen lymph nodes in neck for 6 weeks each side. Blood test normal. Intense hip pain and knee pain. Is the joint pain related?

Several tender swollen lymph nodes in neck for 6 weeks each side. Blood test normal. Intense hip pain and knee pain. Is the joint pain related?

Possible: 6 weeks of swelling of lymph glands is not the normal thing to occur. This needs to be re evaluated.

At the same time the hip and knee pain can be addressed

Make your apt with your health care provider in the next week if possible. ...Read more

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14000 wbc, 3.1 potassium, hemocrit 39.2 abs nuetophil 8.7 abs monocyte 1.1 on blood test while having chest pain. Echo, stress, coronary CT angio clear?

14000 wbc, 3.1 potassium, hemocrit 39.2 abs nuetophil 8.7 abs monocyte 1.1 on blood test while having chest pain. Echo, stress, coronary CT angio clear?

Abnormal: A WBC of 14, 000 and a potassium of 3.1 are both abnormal and should be addressed. Neither are indicative of heart disease. The low potassium can, however, cause a rhythm disturbance. ...Read more

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Upper left abdominal pain/back pain. Blood test normal. Gallbladder ultrasound normal. Severe Constipation. Everything I eat, hurts after?

Upper left abdominal pain/back pain. Blood test normal. Gallbladder ultrasound normal. Severe Constipation. Everything I eat, hurts after?

Severe constipation: Can cause all those discomfort. Be very aggressive with regulating your bowel habits. Drink 6-8 16ozs bottled water every day, lots of fruits, veggies, fibers etc, you may start off with dulcolax tablets them maintain yourself w Metamucil - just follow instructions. You may also need to see a GI specialist if not getting anywhere! Need to do daily else it won't work! Need to go three times/ day. ...Read more

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Brown pasty discharge instead of period 2 months in a row. Neg blood preg test. Cramps. Pain when bladder is very full. Sometimes burning urination.

Brown pasty discharge instead of period 2 months in a row. Neg blood preg test. Cramps. Pain when bladder is very full. Sometimes burning urination.

Dysuria: Dysuria is the feeling of pain, burning, or discomfort upon urination. Although dysuria frequently indicates the presence of a urinary tract infection (UTI), it can have a variety of causes. Dysuria should always trigger a visit to a health-care professional for evaluation and diagnosis.

http://www. Emedicinehealth. Com/dysuria/article_em. Htm#dysuria_overview ...Read more

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What is an Ab blood test?

What is an Ab blood test?

Antibodies: Ab is a common abbreviation for antibody. This is a very broad area, so it is difficult to know the answer without more context-- it could be looking for antibodies to blood groups, to a possible current or prior infection, or possibly to some sort of specific antigen in your own body, an "auto-antibody". ...Read more

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What is a sma7 blood test?

Basic kidney fncns: It is the same as a basic metabolic profile (bmp). It includes serum levels of sodium, potassium, chloride, bicarbonate, (sodium bicarbonate) blood urea nitrogen (bun), creatinine, and glucose. It gives a basic picture of your metabolic and renal health. ...Read more

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What is the 5ac blood test?

What is the 5ac blood test?

Bile duct cancer: This is a substace that suggests the patient has cancer of the bile ducts. By itself is not conclusive but needs additional workuo to confirm or rule out much like PSA for prostate cancer ...Read more

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What's esr1 in a blood test?

See below: This is a test that shows if some sort of inflammation or rise in an antibody is going on within you. It is a very nonspecific test. ...Read more