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Cbc Mono Test
I've a swollen lymph node above my left collar bone 3 weeks, no other symptoms. Went to dr had a CBC and mono test. Everything came back normal. Next?
Share on twitter bookmark & share printer-friendly version a complete blood count (CBC) test measures the following: •the number of red blood cells (rbc count) •the number of white blood cells (wbc count) •the total amount of hemoglobin in the blood •the fraction of the blood composed of ...Read more
Platelets 159, monocytes 10%, the rest of CBC normal. Mono test neg. Thyroid fine. Bruising, bleeding gums, very painful hip, wakes me up. My gp is baffled. What, if anything, should I do to find out what is going on? Thanks.
Fast pulse. 99.4 fever off and on for couple mths. Thyroid ok. Cbc ok. Metabolic ok. Mono test showed past inf. But high nuclr. Missed period. Lupus panel neg. Serum protein ok. Ana + 1:640. Sed 30.
My splenic index was 903 on UltraSound. All my doctor ordered was a mono test, I have symptoms. Recent CBC was ok. Don't I need more tests?
Talk to doctor: This is something you need to discuss with your doctor since we don't know enough about what have been done or what type of symptoms you are having. ...Read more
Insufficient info: It would help to have the actual value and why the tests were done? 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. ...Read more
My 10 yr old son has had a fever of 103 for 5 days now. His flue, mono, strep and CBC test is normal. Should i be concerned? He has no other symptoms.
I suspect my pre-teen has mono. Waiting for EBV test to come back. In the meantime CBC showed normal WBC&RBC. Does this mean mono is unlikely?
Maybe: The lay term mono is based on the common feature of a high proportion of monocytes on the CBC differential count. The EBV test could indicate recent (elevated IgM, or long time ago =elevated IgG mono. If negative it would likely mean little.Sometimes the test can be negative very early in the illness in kids. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer