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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?

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?

Ignore it: Many guys your age have a few of these. If it's cancer, it would be stuck to the surrounding structures, or stony-hard, or become preposterously large, or be attended by fever / night sweats / weight loss. ...Read more

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Complete Blood Count (Definition)

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


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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.

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.

What is your: Question? Many people, particularly if they're overweight have a faster than normal heart rate. Sounds like everything has checked out ok so far, but if you still have fevers, let your doctor investigate if indicated. ...Read more

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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

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Can you explain if it's possible to have mono with a normal CBC blood test?

Can you explain if it's possible to have mono with a normal CBC blood test?

Yes it is possible: The best way to determine if you have mono is to do a monospot test or do a blood test for the epstein barr virus igm titer. If positive it would tell you that you have mononucleosis. ...Read more

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Test CBC readings some red blood cell are low and mono is high, anemia or not, what to do?

Test CBC readings some red blood cell are low and mono is high, anemia or not, what to do?

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

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I'm 26, female.Have all over hair loss for 1 year now, memory issues 2yrs, migraines 4 yrs.Thyroid test normal.Cbc normal, with high mono%.What is wrong?

I'm 26, female.Have all over hair loss for 1 year now, memory issues 2yrs, migraines 4 yrs.Thyroid test normal.Cbc normal, with high mono%.What is wrong?

Monocytes are : Elevated in inflammatory diseases, tb, mono, parasitic and viral infections.I would recommend you see a dermatologist and that your thyroid be more extensively evaluated. A trip to a neurologist for the headaches is also warranted. Best wishes. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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Can you get mononucleosis more than once?i feel mono symptoms and had first 3yrs back. Recently lost 40 pds.hiv,std,cbc,sugar test results all good.

Dr. Al Hegab Dr. Hegab
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Can you get mononucleosis more than once?i feel mono symptoms and had first 3yrs back. Recently lost 40 pds.hiv,std,cbc,sugar test results all good.

You can: but more worrisome though is losing 40 lbs for no known reason, over the span of how long? Yet to test your thyroid gland status as well, need to check with your doctor again, take care ...Read more

Dr. Michael Ein
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Mono (Definition)

Infectious mononucleosis, also known as mono, is a contagious illness caused by the Epstein-Barr virus. Symptoms include fever, fatigue, sore throat, enlarged lymph nodes, and enlarged spleen. It is spread via saliva, hence its ...Read more


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Mononucleosis (Definition)

Glandular fever (infectious mononucleosis, or just "mono") is an illness caused by infection with the Epstein-Barr virus. The infection may feature fever, sore throat, fatigue, and swollen lymph ...Read more