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Body Not Producing White Blood Cells
Infection: The most likely effect would be infection. These would typically be severe/life-threatening, and often-times not commonly seen in the general public (weird fungal and bacterial infections), but more common in patients with low WBC counts, such as those on chemo or with hiv/aids. ...Read more
What is the yellow liquid in which red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets are suspended?
When white blood cell digest the bacteria, will endotoxin released cause less harm to host tissues since endotoxin affect that white blood cell first?
Does white blood cells digest or alter the endotoxins released by bacteria lysis during phagocytosis?
Yes: to a degree. not an all-or-none phenomenon. Free endotoxin that is in the extracellular environment does not necessarily trigger phagocytosis by itself. Toll-like receptors on the white cells will bind to it and these receptors typically become part of phagosomes upon entry. ...Read more
No: Blood group type does not matter for donation. The donor and recipient need to be compatible. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. 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, if you have sex. ...Read more
Fight infections: White blood cells are the cells in our body that fight infections. There are five types of white blood cells: lymphocytes, neutrophils, monocytes, eosinophils, and basophils. Each plays a specific role in the defense mechanisms of the human body. ...Read more
Epithelial cells and mucus present in urine, normal red blood cells and white blood cells in urine .No symptoms , possible causes ?
Need more info: How many red cells and how many white cells? Who asked for the test and why? 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
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Hemoglobin: Red cells are bags of hemoglobin. It is hemoglobin that carries oxygen. Other cells do not have hemoglobin. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. 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, if you have sex. ...Read more
What are the functions of the different parts of blood (red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets, plasma)?
Polycythemia vera(P.: P. Vera is a condition where the bone marrow makes too many red cells and the hemoglobin gets above 18-20 Gms (normal up to 16 grams). it is considered a Myeloproliferative disorder which is a type of low grade cancer although most people live for 10-20 years and some new treatments have recently become available. ...Read more
Why is having high white blood count not healthy? Don't white blood cells fight bacteria and infections and the such?
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