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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Depocyt (Overview)

DepoCyt is an anti-cell breakdown agent which is a kind of cancer drug.


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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

Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Depocyt (Overview)

DepoCyt is an anti-cell breakdown agent which is a kind of cancer drug.


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SLIDE REVIEW results, anisocytosis 1+,microcytes 1+,normochromic,ovalocytes occasional,toxic granulation 2+,toxic vacuoles 1+,large platelet 1+Whado?

SLIDE REVIEW results, anisocytosis 1+,microcytes 1+,normochromic,ovalocytes occasional,toxic granulation 2+,toxic vacuoles 1+,large platelet 1+Whado?

Clinical picture: The real question is, how do you feel? These findings, while abnormal, may never be explained. In isolation, apart from the clinical picture, they are meaningless. I trust the reader is a pathologist or hematologist -- I'm the former, and often remind people that labs, while indispensable, are adjuncts to the clinical findings. ...Read more

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What exactly is a mental health check?

What exactly is a mental health check?

Wellness screen: A mental health check is brief screening of emotional, social and occupational functioning that is often done as a part of a annual medical check-up. Mental health checks are a good way of identifying people who have undiagnosed but very treatable mental health concerns. ...Read more

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Hb 10.3, platelets 105000, normoblasts=03/100wbcs. Rbcs morphology is normochromic. Normocytic majority of lymphocytes are atypical. Mononeuclear smal?

We can't answer: Especially with the abnormal morphology of the lymphocytes, you need to speak either with the treating physician -- primary care or consulting hematologist -- or with a physician you trust. No one here can tell you what this means though it is of course very concerning. ...Read more

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Define health is wealth?

Definition: Good health, mental , physical & spiritual, leads to enjoyment of life to its fullest. Wealth without good health cannot provide any quality to your life. Thus goes this saying! health leads to wealth, but not vice versa! ...Read more

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Has ddd at c3-4, l4-5.Blood test-wbc(4.9), lymphocytes(47.3%)(2.3), monocytes(4.7%)(0.2), granulocytes(48%)(2.4), rbc(4.24), haemoglo(12.9), haema(38.9)?

Has ddd at c3-4, l4-5.Blood test-wbc(4.9), lymphocytes(47.3%)(2.3), monocytes(4.7%)(0.2), granulocytes(48%)(2.4), rbc(4.24), haemoglo(12.9), haema(38.9)?

Normal lab: Degenerative disc disease usually is anatomical only, i.E, not associated with changes in laboratory tests. See your doctor for evaluation to determine any significant nerve compression, and determine appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Unexplained high platelets (572), WBC (17.2), leukocytes, neutrophils, low hemaglobin. Bone marrow, jak2 and lupus test negative, ANA positive. Help?!

Unexplained high platelets (572), WBC (17.2), leukocytes, neutrophils, low hemaglobin. Bone marrow, jak2 and lupus test negative, ANA positive. Help?!

Reactive/ autoimmune: Discuss further with your hematologist. Certain conditions like iron deficiency , infection /inflammation vs autoimmune vs. Other solid tumor need to be ruled out. Need to check iron level, bcr/abl, imaging study like ct scan chest /abd/ pelvis will be needed. If you smoke - will suggest you to quit smoking., need to do work - up to find the anemia as well. If iron is low - GI w/u is needed. ...Read more

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Please describe the most prevalent childhood disease?

Please describe the most prevalent childhood disease?

Asthma: The most prevalent chronic childhood disease is asthma. Prevalence is the total number of children with the disease at the current time. For asthma, the prevalence is about 10% of children. For childhood acute illnesses that go away after a short while, colds are the most common (usually caused by rhinoviruses). ...Read more

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Macrocytic anemia, iron 160, and feritin800. Numbers are aftrt teo month of maltofer pill. B12 , kidney, liver, wbc, platelets, neutrophil normal. Why?

Macrocytic anemia, iron 160, and feritin800. Numbers are aftrt teo month of maltofer pill. B12 , kidney, liver, wbc, platelets, neutrophil normal. Why?

Stop iron: Stop iron. Follow up with your hematologist or whoever gave iron to you. Check thyroid , and thyroid antibody to make sure you don't have hashimoto's etc and other blood work for macrocytosis. Can't answer much without seeing you in person. What is your iron saturation percentage? ...Read more

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Can od prescribe medicine?

DO?: Did you mean a do, doctor of osteopathy? If that's what you meant, then yes they can prescribe medicine. ...Read more

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Can SIBO affect blood cell counts? RBC and/or WBC?

Can SIBO affect blood cell counts? RBC and/or WBC?

Be careful: "Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth" is usually a "pop", non-evidence-based diagnosis made by "independent medical thinkers." It's blamed for everything from rosacea to fibromyalgia, and you'll be offered a host of remedies but will never be "cured". If you haven't had a jejunal aspirate with a large number of bacteria to establish it, consider it unproven and seek evidence-based diagnosis/Rx. ...Read more

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WBC14.3(3.5-11)ANC AUTO11.9(1.8-6.3) neutrophils auto83.3(50-60); lymphs auto12(25-40)normal urinalysis;tooth filled yest-decadron shot after;concern?

WBC14.3(3.5-11)ANC AUTO11.9(1.8-6.3) neutrophils auto83.3(50-60); lymphs auto12(25-40)normal urinalysis;tooth filled yest-decadron shot after;concern?

Probably not: It is up to the ordering physician to interpret lab results in the context of a medical condition. However, these results (in the absence of any other problems, are most likely related to the Decadron (dexamethasone) shot. ...Read more

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Plasma cell Myeloma Myelogram test shows- Plasma cell=24% No haemoparasites seen Leucopoisesis-More active with Plasmacytosis?

Plasma cell Myeloma
Myelogram test shows- Plasma cell=24%
No haemoparasites seen
Leucopoisesis-More active with Plasmacytosis?

Need more info: From what you stated, you have a serious disorder of the bone marrow and should consult a hematologist. The subject cannot be adequately addressed in this forum. ...Read more

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What is lithium prescribed for ?

What is lithium prescribed for ?

Why Lithium: There are a number of reasons for prescribing lithium, some of which are off-label. Lithium is commonly prescribed to treat symptoms of bipolar disorder. Other reasons include assisting with anger management by decreasing explosive episodes. Another is to augment or boost the antidepressant effects from antidepressants. ...Read more

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Are neutrophils abnormal if anti-cytoplasmic neutrophilic antibodies were present?

Are neutrophils abnormal if anti-cytoplasmic neutrophilic antibodies were present?

ANCA: ANCA=anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies are not known to be associated with any morphological abnormalities of a person's neutrophils. They are asosciated with a number of potential disease states of importance, including Wgener's granulomatosis, a destructive disease that may involve lungs, airways, kidneys and sometimes sinuses or related structures. ...Read more

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Is the term frigid used anymore for women?

Is the term frigid used anymore for women?

Older term: This is an older term for women with an abnormal disinterest in sex or an inability to orgasm even during masturbation. Regardless of the nomenclature, sexual health in women may require counselling and treatment if the problem persists and is interferring with women's life. ...Read more

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Platelet, neutrophil, lymphocyte, monocyte, eosinophil, basophil, & immature granulocytes are normal. Which cancers r ruled-out? All of them? Why?

Platelet, neutrophil, lymphocyte, monocyte, eosinophil, basophil, & immature granulocytes are normal.  Which cancers r ruled-out? All of them? Why?

Leukemia: The short answer is that if your peripheral count is totally normal, it is unlikely that you have leukemia but, when you are talking about cancer in general, you are also referring to a multitude of solid organs from where cancers can originate like the lungs, liver, stomach, colon to list a few. There is no single blood test that can rule in or out all cancers. ...Read more

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Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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