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High lymphocytes are very non specific from viral infection (benign) to very severe such as lymphoma (disease of the lymphocytes) as well as many others.
HIgh basophil is uncommon but that too can be non specific and not serious but on rare occasion can indicate a bone marrow issue. Seeking your PCP's opinion as to whether a referral to a hemoatologist (blood MD) is a good idea to follow. ...Read more
Should I be concerned, high baso, eos, and potassium on labs. Low mpv. I've been very fatigued and had sinus tach on ekg. Waiting for insurance.
We need details: Sometimes what shows up as abnormal on labs is very near the border of normal and so insignificant. Sinus tachycardia is a rapid heartbeat but it could be minimal like 100 or more concerning like 120. ...Read more
I had a CBC for work w/ some high & low #s. Lymph % came back at 45.4, mono % at 4.1, and baso # at 0. Should I be worried?
No: Only the absolute numbers matter, and even these fluctuate wildly with the vicissitudes of daily living -- something as simple as a cold shower completely changes them. Nobody needs machine-countable basophils. ...Read more
Hi. In my Hematology test both Mono% and Baso% were flagged as high MONO% 7.13% K/ul EOS% 2.68% K/ul BASO% 1.28% K/ul I do not know what happened to m?
Numbers are numbers: The rest of the story is needed, as these blood test results themselves are not uncommon... which has almost no meaning without hearing the rest of the story. One's regular doctor, who knows why a blood test was ordered and who has examined the patient, can be helpful here. Otherwise, these numbers are just numbers... could be anything... or could be nothing. ...Read more
White Cells is 13.7, lymp 4.36, Mono 1.08 and Baso 0.16 I had a splenectomy for ITP in 2001 and recently diagnosed with IBS - are these figures High?
3 yr old is active & no symptoms his wbc 6980, monocytes 9.3%.lymphocytes 48.7% & neutrophils 36.5%, eos 4.9%, baso 0.65% PLT 242, y high end normal?
Normal: This CBC is within normal parameters. That said, it provides no evidence that the kid does not have a problem that does not effect the count. When using the site, the more info you submit about why the study was obtained, the better we can put it into that context and provide useful commentary. ...Read more
Since 2007 my mch, mcv, hct, hgb, and baso tests have come back low. Now my RDW is high, potassium is low and CRP level has doubled. Why?
Depends: Depends on how low the values are. Some people especially mensurating women may have slightly lower HGB MCV and high rdw. ...Read more
KIDNEY PROBLEM BUT: High creatinine level means there is a problem with kidneys, it can be dehydration which can be corrected by hydration. It can be due to acute kidney problems and may be reversible ot it can be irreversible due to chronic kiodney disease and ut has various stages, the end stage requiring dialysis or kidney transplant. ...Read more
Veges: Any food stuffs that contain large amounts of fiber. Fiber is plant sourced undigestable cellulosic solids, that adsorb water from the gut, thereby giving more "bulk" to stool. And function as a natural stool softener. We should all have an optimum number of grams everyday, but folks who already have large bulky stools might consider an alternative. ...Read more
See your doc: Usually starts with lifestyle interventions (diet, weight loss, and exercise) but often requires medications. You need to see a doctor right away if your BP runs high. If you don't, you will likely have all sorts of medical issues that will cut your life short or make it very unpleasant. Best to you. ...Read more
Prehypertension.: BP numbers in this range would suggest prehypertension, a harbinger of the eventual development of true high blood pressure, especially if such runs in your family. Concentrate on proper diet, regular exercise and salt restriction. If you smoke, stop. If you're stressed, relax. You can lower your BP numbers naturally if you work at it. Really, diastolic of 91 is hypertension. ...Read more
45-70%: The number of segs or neutrophils is given as a percentage of the total count. The normal amount is between 40-70% of the normal white blood count of 5000-10, 000. So high wbcs and/or high segs should be evaluated. ...Read more
Can't be done: If by "grow high" you mean "get taller", it doesn't work that way, most likely not at your age when bones are fused. If you mean "get stoned", then any illicit use of drugs can do this, although I wouldn't recommend it. ...Read more
Need more info: If over weight, lose weight. Eat more fish and much less red meat. Get exercise like walking every day if possible. Most important see your family physician who will do a complete physical, blood tests and possibly refer you to a nutritionist. There are medicines like statins that we prescribe but you must be under the care of a physician. There is no "magic bullet". It takes a change in life. ...Read more
Depends upon Premium: Generally the higher the insurance plans deductible the lower the monthly premium. Deductibles relate to first dollar coverage. The more money the buyer wishes to take the responsibility for will causes the monthly premium to go down. Insurance coverage is all about how much financial risk the purchaser is willing to take upon themselves. ...Read more