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If my Complete Blood Count came back normal, should I be worried about health further? Beginning to feel like a hypochondriac.

If my Complete Blood Count came back normal, should I be worried about health further?  Beginning to feel like a 
hypochondriac.

That depends: That depends on what the nature of the problem is. A complete blood count would not be used to diagnose a sprained ankle. There isn't enough info provided to give you a satisfactory answer. ...Read more

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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What would make your blood feel "poisoned" if your complete blood count was normal? Could you still have a liver or kidney problem?

What would make your blood feel "poisoned" if your complete blood count was normal?  Could you still have a liver or kidney problem?

You might.: You still can have a problem or a problem developing even if you have a normal cbc. That's why there are liver function tests and renal function tests and a chemistry panel. For example, you can have a high serum creatinine level with a normal CBC that would point to a renal problem, and/or a high bilirubin pointing to a gallbladder issue. Eventually the CBC can be affected but after long dz. ...Read more

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My complete blood count results as follow:Hg 11.9;MCV 87.1; MCHC 33.7 MCH 29.3; RDW 16.4 I think all are normal except RDW what this can indicate?

My complete blood count results as follow:Hg 11.9;MCV 87.1; MCHC 33.7 MCH 29.3; RDW 16.4 
I think all are normal except RDW what this can indicate?

RDW high: If RDW is high this means the Range of Dimension Width is high, indicating the Red cell corpuscles are not the same sizes, this could be due to the Bone Marrow produced two or more of populations of Red cells. Iron deficiency is the most common cause in young female .Fragmentation of RBC could also give this which has multiple causes ranges from simple things like vigrous exercise to more serious ...Read more

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Can you have a normal complete blood count in autoimmune liver and/or autoimmune kidney disorders/diseases?

Can you have a normal complete blood count in autoimmune liver and/or autoimmune kidney disorders/diseases?

Yes: If the disease is in a remission state or your medical care is keeping the disease(s) under excellent control there is no reason your labs would not be normal. ...Read more

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Can taking a multivitamin/multimineral pill cause your complete blood count to appear normal, and actually mask a problem in the body?

Can taking a multivitamin/multimineral pill cause your complete blood count to appear normal, and actually mask a problem in the body?

It should not: Vitamins won't affect lab results. If there's really a serious medical problem, it will be reflected not just in the blood count but also in the chemistry and you'll be having symptoms. Follow up with your neurologist and psychiatrist re: your memory loss & rage. God bless u! ...Read more

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What are some cancers that would present with a normal complete blood count? Would sclc and/or testicular cancer present with normal cbc?

What are some cancers that would present with a normal complete blood count?  Would sclc and/or testicular cancer present with normal cbc?

Most: Most cancers do not necessarily affect your cbc. Exceptions include hematologic malignancies like leukemia and myeloma. Sclc and testicular cancer are not typically associated with CBC abnormalities. ...Read more

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Is it possible I have cirrhosis with a normal ultrasound, normal complete blood count, and normal comprehensive metabolic panel?

Is it possible I have cirrhosis with a normal ultrasound, normal complete blood count, and normal comprehensive metabolic panel?

Yes: Early, compensated cirrhosis may be accompanied by normal test results. A biopsy is the gold standard for diagnosis, though CT/MRI may be helpful. ...Read more

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Is it possible I have cirrhosis with a normal ultrasound, normal complete blood count, and normal comprehensive metabolic panel?

Is it possible I have cirrhosis with a normal ultrasound, normal complete blood count, and normal comprehensive metabolic panel?

Cirrhosis: No, if your labs are normal with normal US then likely not. However even if you don't have cirrhosis now, if you're drinking enough to be concerned about it Id stop any alcohol use and no tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read more

Cbc (Definition)

CBC stands for complete blood count. This is a lab test that counts the different formed elements- red and white ...Read more


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Blood Count (Definition)

Include the number of white blood cells (wbc), red blood cells (hgb or ...Read more