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Fbc And Differenial
Sinusitis, bronchiti: Sinusitis and bronchitis are infections; the first, of the paranasal sinuses, and the latter, of the bronchial tubes. Both conditions can show eosinophilia if there is allergy involved. Eosinophilia is elevation of the white clodd cell called eosinophil caused uaually by alleries and parasites. ...Read more
Whats the difference between a CBC and a cbc/w differential? I had the CBC with diff can this see for blood cancers leukemia. Lymphoma etc
CBC is a short: Hand that confuses. It looks at the red blood cell count and white blood cell count and commonly describes hemoglobin, hematocrit and mchc, MCV indices to guess at anemia cause. The differential segregates the white cell count into neutrophils and lymphocytes. If normal, you don;t have leukemia. If not, marrow and closr analysis necessary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What's the difference between a CCP blood test and an anti-CCP test? Are they the same test, or different?
High rdw, other aspects of CBC with diff normal. I know this means RBC vary in size. I take B12 and fe. Is a retic. Count warranted? Diagnosed uctd.
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What is the difference between a CBC lab test with blood and a blood culture, and which one shows more?
See below.: A complete blood count shows the types of white blood cells present,which can tell whether an infection is bacterial or viral; it also includes a measure of your hemoglobin and hematocrit, which is an indirect measure of anemia, and platelet count. A blood culture is when the blood is actually put in a special culture plate and grown in an incubator. This will tell what specific bacteria is there. ...Read more
I have a platelet count of 409 and MCH level of 26.1. All other labs are normal. What does this mean?
Platelets: Nothing, both counts are in normal range. ...Read more
What is the difference between a fast immunochromatographic d dimer and other types?
What is the npv for these?
Package insert: The package insert with each of the kits has the information on npv and other issues. ...Read more
My CBC results showed high MCH, NE%, NE#, and LY#, while the MO% was low. I have rheumatoid and other forms of arthritis. What do these mean?
Medication effect: It is common with RA to have an anemia. It is also common for methotrexate and some of the other RA meds to cause an increase in MCH and especially MCV. MCH is mean corpuscular Hemoglobin. It is a measure of how much hemoglobin is in each cell. NE and LY refers to neutrophils and Lymphpcytes. These are types of white blood cells and can also be affected by your disease and it's treatment. ...Read more
Non cyclic left breast pain Dr found enlarged lymph gland and I'm pending mammogram CRP and Full blood count blood results what does this mean?
What type of doctor would i see for hard lymph nodes and bone pain? Primary ran CBC cmp normal. Severe fatigue. Low t3, (liothyronine) mild anemia.
You have choices: You could ask your primary to refer you for a second opinion from either an internist or a specialist. Where are the hard nodes located? If they are in the neck and ENT doctor can evaluate them for a biopsy. A hematologist can also investigate the cause of anemia and hard lymph nodes. How low is your hemoglobin? ...Read more
What other blood tests are recommended if cbc, cmp, and TSH are not remarkable? Symptoms include fatigue and irritability, esp. After exercise?
Can you please describe the difference and symptoms between sinusitis, eosinophilia and bronchitis?
Separate entities: Sinusitis is a disease characterized by inflammation of the sinuses. Eosinophilia is a condition characterized by extra eosinophils, a type of white blood cell. Bronchitis is a disease characterized by inflammation of the bronchi, the smaller breathing tubes leading to the lungs. These are all separate entities and can exist together or separately. ...Read more
EGD, CBC, CMP, HIDA, lipase and amalyse, lipid panel, and A1C all normal. Dull pain URQ and middle abdomen. No other symptoms. Chance of cancer?
Almost all symptoms of lymphoma but ct scan=non specific nodes. Bloodwork=normal and excisional biopsy =normal. What is wrong with me? Hypochondriac
Find real cause: Lymphoma either announces itself as fever, weight loss, and night sweats or is asymptomatic with big nodes. Get over the idea that you have lymphoma and look for the real cause -- anything from a faulty home heater to porphyria to a sleep disturbance to a difficult life situation -- the last is the most common cause of physical symptoms. ...Read more