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What could cause High Basophils (Manual) low Monocytes (Manual) and slight Poikilocytosis? Been having dizzy spells, nausea and fatigue.

What could cause High Basophils (Manual) low Monocytes (Manual) and slight Poikilocytosis? Been having dizzy spells, nausea and fatigue.

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, low monocyte count and slight poikilocytosis are nothing to be concerned about. How high is your basophil count? What are the other results? It would be prudent to discuss it with your doctor who knows more about your health. ...Read more

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What medications treat poikilocytosis?

What medications treat poikilocytosis?

It's.a sign: Poikilocytosis means red cells are shaped funny but still work fine. Sometimes it means your genes are a bit different but that's not treatable. If you feel okay, be thankful ...Read more

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What is moderate aniso poikilocytosis?

A comment: On what the rbcs look like under the microscope. This means variation in size and and shape. ...Read more

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My blood test hastoxic granulation present Polycromasia 1= and poikilocytosis 1+?

My blood test hastoxic granulation present Polycromasia 1= and poikilocytosis 1+?

Reactive changes,,,: These are changes that reflect a reaction of the blood to some stress. The toxic granulation is seen in the white cells from inflammation, while the polychromasia indicates release of premature red cells into the bloodstream due to marrow stress. The poikilocytosis also results from effects on the red cells producing abnormal shapes. The multiple myeloma can help these changes. Good luck. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my bloodwork mentioned poikilocytosis, ovalocytes, and rare teardrop cells?

What does it mean if my bloodwork mentioned poikilocytosis, ovalocytes, and rare teardrop cells?

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, if your hemoglobin is normal, it does not matter.
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

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What does 1+ aniso and 1+ poikilocytosis mean in blood work?

What does 1+ aniso and 1+ poikilocytosis mean in blood work?

Out of Context: Nothing. Taking one or two lines out of a full page of lab results takes the tests out of context. The interpretation of blood tests is done with a full medical history, the reason the tests were done and the tests as a whole. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a 5 yr old's RBC to have ovalcyts, poikilocytosis and slight hypochromia?

Is it normal for a 5 yr old's RBC to have ovalcyts, poikilocytosis and slight hypochromia?

No: See your md who drew the blood for an explanation. It is hard for me to guess as to waht is going on without seeing all the blood indices and getting a history about your son. ...Read more

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Hi, my manual diff came back with Poikilocytosis 1+ Polychromasia 1+ Ovalocytes 1+ Tear Drop Cells 1+ Spherocyte 1+. Monocytosis No picture available. Is this unusual?

Hi, my manual diff came back with Poikilocytosis 1+ Polychromasia 1+ Ovalocytes 1+ Tear Drop Cells 1+ Spherocyte 1+. Monocytosis No picture available. Is this unusual?

No: 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, there is nothing of concern in the information you provided. It would have helped to know rest of the data, esp Hemoglobin and WBC, ...Read more

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My 58 year old husband has a WBC of 34.5 hh, lymph 83 h no significant poikilocytosis or polychromasia mdm. Is this cll?

My 58 year old husband has a WBC of 34.5 hh, lymph 83 h no significant poikilocytosis or polychromasia mdm. Is this cll?

Sounds like it: Obviously the WBC and the absolute lymphs are both significantly elevated. Cll is by far the most likley diagnosis. ...Read more

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Low hemoglobine, hematocrit&creatinine w/anisocytosis poikilocytosis anisochromia microcytes dianocytes schitocytes difusse basophilia, what it means?

Low hemoglobine, hematocrit&creatinine w/anisocytosis poikilocytosis anisochromia microcytes dianocytes schitocytes difusse basophilia, what it means?

Get it looked at: Your peripheral smear and your labs need to be reviewed by a hematologist or hematopathologist for accuracy of the lab report and possible diagnosis. It may be nothing more than minor genetic fluke, or something significant. Heads up -- vasculitis in the gall bladder wall is usually nothing to worry about though it scares some pathologists into overcalls. ...Read more

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CBP, ESR, Serum Iron, TIBC and identified RBC Morphology : Microcytic- Hypochromic smear seen, Anisocytosis-Poikilocytosis. What test covers etiology?

CBP, ESR, Serum Iron, TIBC and identified RBC Morphology : Microcytic- Hypochromic smear seen, Anisocytosis-Poikilocytosis. What test covers etiology?

See your doctor: Hypochromic microcitic anemia is most likely due to iron deficiency, but if there is significant poikilocytosis other causes are possible. Your doc may want to send you to a hematologist if the etiology is unclear. Good luck. ...Read more

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Cbc: low WBC (3.39), low neutrophils (36%), high lymphs (57%). Also something called poikilocytosis and ovalocytes in blood. Is this concerning?

Cbc: low WBC (3.39), low neutrophils (36%), high lymphs (57%). Also something called poikilocytosis and ovalocytes in blood. Is this concerning?

Probably not: Wbc is low and absolute neuts about 1000 (3.39 x 36%). If no infection or mouth sores I would not be too excited. Repeat labs. Could just be a passing viral infection or it could just be you. African americans and those of northern european ancestry often run a lowish wbc. Poik and oval is just some variation in rbc shape. ...Read more

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WBC 12.9, NEUT 74%, LYMPH 17%, MONO 3%, EOS 4%, BASO 0% ATYPICAL LYMPHS FEW, ANISOCYTOSIS, POIKILOCYTOSIS, HYPOCHROMIA, BASOPHILIC STIPPLING ALL SMALL?

WBC 12.9, NEUT 74%, LYMPH 17%, MONO 3%, EOS 4%, BASO 0% ATYPICAL LYMPHS FEW, ANISOCYTOSIS, POIKILOCYTOSIS, HYPOCHROMIA, BASOPHILIC STIPPLING ALL SMALL?

Unclear question: 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, your white cell count is okay. Red cell data would have meant more had you provided your hemoglobin level.
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.
Get HPV vaccine, if you are under 27 years of age. ...Read more

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How do salmonella species cause disease (s)?

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How do salmonella species cause disease (s)?

Ingested: Salmonella spp. Are contracted through food, water, and contaminated hands. Once in the intestine they can cause diarrhea or spread to the blood and possibly other organs. ...Read more

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What might cause freq headaches in a young man in his 20's?

What might cause freq headaches in a young man in his 20's?

Could be anything: Anyehere from simple tension headaches to a tumor in the brain. Most often it could be a migraine. If severe and too frequent please see a doctor. ...Read more

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What"s increase vegal tone that causes droped beats- is it dangearous?

What"s increase vegal tone that causes droped beats- is it dangearous?

Vagus nerve: Vagal stimulation is associated with bradycardia and hypotension- and fainty feeling.
Falling is dangerous.
Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the causes of erectile disfunction in men in their early 20's?

What are the causes of erectile disfunction in men in their early 20's?

Performance anxiety: Performance anxiety is major cause of erectile dysfunction in young men. Well, that & life style, eg smoking, excess alcohol, other illicit drugs, etc. Think of it as stress begets ed which begets stress which. . . Well, you get idea. In older (that's a relative idea) men, our (poor) health gets in the way, eg blood pressure, cholesterol, diabetes, etc. In both cases, don't forget partner, family. ...Read more

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Friend w hogdkin and 4th round chemo. Just fainted briefly. Cause (s)?

Friend w hogdkin and 4th round chemo. Just fainted briefly. Cause (s)?

Many possible: Lots of things can cause that, some of which can be serious. I would contact his/her oncologist asap or visit the er. ...Read more

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What causes a women to have pain after she has ovulates 2 day s after?

What causes a women to have pain after she has ovulates 2 day s after?

Irritation: If you have pain a couple of days after you ovulate, it is probably due to fluid or blood irritating the lining (peritoneum) in your pelvic cavity. ...Read more

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Suffering body pain. Maybe d.E.S. Drug has caused my structural deformaties. Could it be?

Doubtful: Des has been off the market for decadesa and the structural anomalies are well defined. Talk them over with your doctor. ...Read more

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An u/s showed "reactive size (3mm) nodes" (bilateral cervical in 7 y/o child). what could be the cause to be "reactive, " if enlarged for 4+ years?

An u/s showed "reactive size (3mm) nodes" (bilateral cervical in 7 y/o child). what could be the cause to be "reactive, " if enlarged for 4+ years?

Nothing specific: In children 3-7 years of age cervical lymph gland enlargement is so common that it is almost considered normal. Abnormality wld be suggested by the glands getting larger & larger & accompanied by pain, redness, fever & throat involvement. Reactive enlargement is a reaction to the exposure to viruses and bacteria that occurs in all children and 3 mm size is not significant. If worried see ur doc ...Read more

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Which disorders cause a 7 years old boy (having good grades) to sit alone in school despite he's social in family? P.S:he visits an orthophonist weekly

Which disorders cause a 7 years old boy (having good grades) to sit alone in school despite he's social in family? P.S:he visits an orthophonist weekly

Shyness: Some children are shyer than others, but some kids can get stressed at school. Talk to him about how he is doing. Is he anxious or stressed? Does he enjoy school? How are his grades? If you are concerned that he is depressed or having school problems, talk with his doctor or a therapist. ...Read more

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What is pneumothorax and it`s causes?

What is pneumothorax and it`s causes?

Air in pleural space: Pneumothorax happens when air collects in the space around the lungs - between the lungs and the chest wall. The air usually comes from a hole in the airways or lungs, although a hole in the esophagus can do it too (rarely). ...Read more

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What causes the dryness in sjögren’s syndrome?

What causes the dryness in sjögren’s syndrome?

Inflammation: Sjogren syndrome is the disease marked by inflammation in the organs producing lubrication - tear glans, salivary glands etc. Those cells that are responsible for secreting lubrication are being constantly destroyed by autoimmune inflammation. ...Read more

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What causes raynaud’s?

What causes raynaud’s?

Artery constriction: Raynaud's phenomenon is a symptom caused by constriction of small blood vessels, usually in the fingers and toes, leading to a lack of nutrients and oxygen going to the fingers and toes. Raynaud's phenomenon can be due to auto-immune disorders, hormonal imbalances, medication effects, etc... A primary care doctor, endocrinologist, or rheumatologist can evaluate a person with such symptoms. ...Read more

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Does diet coke cause m.S?

Does diet coke cause m.S?

No: Diet drinks have been implicated in contributing to gulf war syndrome, desert storm syndrome, and may provoke migraine headaches in susceptible people. There is no evidence that any food additive causes multiple sclerosis, but some anecdotal comments raise concern of a potential to trigger a relapse, but no proof yet. ...Read more

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What can cause memory problems in early 20's?

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What can cause memory problems in early 20's?

Memory: At this young age, several things come to mind, such as Attention deficit, anxiety, mood changes, medication or substances, hormonal changes, etc. ...Read more

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What's biggest cause of foodborne illness in the u.S.?

What's biggest cause of foodborne illness in the u.S.?

Several: In the summer, the major cause is food spoilage such as when a mayonnaise based potatoe salad gets warmed in the sun and then is eaten. The other major cause is contamination from improper processing or from improper hand washing and hygiene from food handlers. These can lead to salmonella poisoning, hepatitis or e coli infestation. ...Read more

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