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Doctor insights on: I Have A Low Blood Count389 What Does That Mean

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What would it mean to have a low blood count and anemia?

What would it mean to have a low blood count and anemia?

Depends: Blood counts generally describe three types of cells. Anemia would be low red blood cell numbers, and this could be "low blood counts". But low blood counts could describe additional blood cells that are low. These results should be discussed with the provider that order the blood count. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean to have a low blood platelet count?

What exactly does it mean to have a low blood platelet count?

Destruction: It either means that you are not producing them or that your body is decrying them faster than it can produce them. Depending on the level, you may have ncrease risk of bleeding. See a hematologist soon to determine cause which can be many. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have low band levels in blood ?

Nothing: Bands are only increased in reactive conditions suc as an infection. Few or no bands is normal. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your oxygen in your blood is low?

What does it mean if your oxygen in your blood is low?

Low blood oxygen: The normal blood oxygen saturation level is 92% to 100%. Below 92% it is low saturation. The more it goes below 90% and 80% the problems with kidney, heart and brain start ending into cardiopulmonary failure. ...Read more

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What does it mean when my immungobulin m is very low in blood results?

What does it mean when my immungobulin m is very low in blood results?

Deficiency: Some people inherit immune deficiency on one or several antibodies that help controlling infections. If low, these could be helped with treatments. ...Read more

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What to do if I had a blood test,,then,,the result for hepatitisbs ag is reactive (low titre),,whats mean by dat?

What to do if I had a blood test,,then,,the result for hepatitisbs ag is reactive (low titre),,whats mean by dat?

Hepatitis B: The presence of He B surface antigen may indicate acute or chronic Hep B infection. You need to have a more complete panel, with Hep B core antibody and Hep B surface antibody checked. In chronic infection you would have positive surface antigen and core antibody, but no surface antibody. You would then need further evaluation, with Hep B viral load, e antigen and antibody, and liver enzymes. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have a low MCH range in your blood results. All other blood results are in normal range.

How low?: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, it would have been useful to have the actual values of your results. If MCH is the only abnormal finding, I would not worry at all, especially if your hemoglobin level is normal. ...Read more

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My blood sample results showed that I have low immunity against HVB? What does that mean? And why I have this result?

My blood sample results showed that I have low immunity against HVB?
What does that mean?
And why I have this result?

Declining immunity: If you have been immunized with the hep B vaccine, then this means that your immunity is declining and you may need a booster. If you were infected with hep B virus at one time, then your immune response is declining as well although it may not be necessary for you to get the vaccine after a natural infection. ...Read more

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Done full blood test they all fine except one luc which is a tiny bit low what does luc mean and what does it mean if it's low?

Done full blood test they all fine except one luc which is a tiny bit low what does luc mean and what does it mean if it's low?

Leukopenia?: I'm not entirely sure what you're asking. My best guess is that you're asking about leukocytes. If you're leukocytes are low, the cells in your bloodstream which fight infection are decreasing in number. This is called leukopenia. This can because by a lot of things, and requires follow up with your doctor who ordered the test. Some things that cause leukopenia include medications, infections, autoimmune disorder,or bone marrow problems. ...Read more