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Crp .1 mg/l. Ra/anti-dsdna antibs/ana all negative. Why might hematology report indicate "suggested reactive or inflammatory process"? Also noted subset of reactive lymphocytes, occasionally atypical.
See below : Reactive (atypical) lymphocytes are usually due to viral illness or stressor on the body. It could be due to a medicine reaction or autoimmune disorder as well. Your CRP level of 0.1 is very low which is good. And your ra/anti ds dna are negative. So overall they didn't find anything abnormal and they called it possibly due to reactive process. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
RBC size variation: Rdw is a a statistical measurement of the differences in size of the red blood cells (rbc). Higher RDW values mean that there is more variation in the sizes of the rbc. Iron deficiency anemia is associated with increased rdw, especially after iron replacement starts. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I hav pain some time in my legs and some time heaviness it is lukemia symtom. But my hematology profile report gud but i hav B12 low?
Wbc: A white count of four on the WBC is actually a normal level. I wouldn't worry about it unless there is a significant elevation and your white count such as 20,000. A hematologist consultation would be pointless for this. A common viral infection can cause elevated lymphocytes greater than neutrophils. I would suggest checking a CBC with differential in a months time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Spleen 14cm/many of my WBC and platelets were really low then came back to normal doctor is sending me to hematology what is she trying to rule out?
Hematologic disorder: Low white blood cell counts and enlarged spleen can be seen in a number of conditions- liver disease, viral infections, and lymphoma would be examples. A hematologist will examine you, review your lab work and may order additional tests to try to determine the cause of these findings. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Husband low WBC count, vit d deficient, muscle pain, jerks going to sleep..Pcp, neurology, rhumatology, hematology..Nothing conclusive found..Frustrat?
D Walk yoga: Supplement his vitamin d and follow a healthy balanced diet. With lots of fruits and veggies, plenty of water and high quality protein daily. Walk two miles every day in that gorgeous san diego weather and find a yoga class to stretch those jerking muscles. Go slow and build up to this activity. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Thanks for asking!: Increased basophil count is associated with many pathologic conditions, including: allergic reactions (drug, food), inflammation (ulcerative colitis, arthritis), endocrinopathy (diabetes, hypothyroidism), infection (chicken pox, small pox, tb, influenza), iron deficiency anemia, radiation exposure, myeloproliferative disorders, basophilic leukemia...Etc. ...Read more
Hematology: Is one of important subject in medicine to learn the normal physiology / development of blood cells and lymphatic organs and to learn the various type of blood disorders - benign, cancerous, acquired, congenital etc as well as abnormalities/ disorders that are affecting the lymphatic organs. ...Read more
Definition: Mcv: mean corpuscular volume. Mch: mean corpuscular hemoglobin. The MCV tells us the size of the red blood cells and the MCH tells us how much hemoglobin is in each cell. The MCV is more important than the mch. They are referred to as red cell indices and they help us differentiate certain red blood cell problems. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Usually automated: Blood cells are counted electromechanically as each blood cell is passed thru a really small Loop that acts as counter of number and size in one way.Another way is counting by laser reflections and in both,computers figure what type. The smallest are platelets, followed by red cells,and largest are all types of blood cells. In manual counting, a pathologist IDs blood cells microscopically ...Read more
Not specific: High erythrosedimentation rate or high ESR. It is used as a tool very often to find out levels of inflammation but is not specific or diagnostic of one disease. If it is normal then most likely there is no active inflammation ( that can be due to rheumatologic disorders), malignancy or infecions. But if high, then it matter most in which context was done because may signified any of those 3. ...Read more