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Does anyone no what low pottasium , low sulphate and low red cells all mean , had sudden alopecia , dizziness , nusea bad heads , thank u ?

Does anyone no what low pottasium , low sulphate and low red cells all mean , had sudden alopecia , dizziness , nusea bad heads , thank u ?

Depends on how low: The condition depends on the degree of reduction and duration of the reduction low potassium could cause weakness on mild weakness if it is slightly low and more serious if it is very low.Changes in sulfate take more lo and little longer time.Red cell lowering also somewhat similar to that of sulphate ...Read more

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All childhood blood disorders that cause bone marrow to produce cells but slowly, low red cells white and platelets, B12 and iron are all in range?

All childhood blood disorders that cause bone marrow to produce cells but slowly, low red cells white and platelets,  B12 and iron are all in range?

Many conditions: Pancytopenia, or decrease in rbc, wbc, and platelets can be genetic, like Fanconi anemia or Dyskeratosis congenital, that include other abnormalities. Acquired pancytopenia, besides low B12 and Folate, (folic acid) can be caused by a toxin, drugs, radiation, a viral infection, malnutrition and myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS). If a cause is not found, it is said to be idiopathic. I hope it resolves. ...Read more

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High white count and low red cell count?

Details please: How high and how low? What is the mcv. Are the wbcs neuts or lymphs. Is this new or chronic? ...Read more

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Have pv, now 12 years later have a low white cell count(less than 2) and low red cell count(less than 2) what is going on?

Have pv, now 12 years later have a low white cell count(less than 2)  and low red cell count(less than 2) what is going on?

Polycythemia vera: This is something to discuss with your hematologist. Polycythemia vera (I understood you correctly, right?) may progress to a state in which you stop making enough blood cells, rather than making too many. Your hematologist knows about this and can advise you. ...Read more

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I been constipated all my life & I have low red cell & i want to know is it normal? If not! what can I do ? & sometimes feel bloated.

I been constipated all my life & I have low red cell & i want to know is it normal? If not! what can I do ? & sometimes feel bloated.

See below: Constipation in and of it self would not cause you to be anemic...The most common cause of anemia in a women your age would be heavy menstrual bleeding or recent childbirth ...Though there are many other causes. ...Read more

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Lymphocytes are low white/red cells ok should I worry I've taken steroids for 6 yrs?

Lymphocytes are low white/red cells ok should I worry I've taken steroids for 6 yrs?

Ask your doctor: Anyone on long term steroids should consult their doctor about unusual blood test results. Thats why they are monitoring you. In general low lymphocytes are not usually a problem but i would still ask your doctor because steroids need to be carefully monitored. Subtle changes in your platelets or white cells can mean many things. ...Read more

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What do low red blood cells signify?

What do low red blood cells signify?

Anemia: Low red blood cells (RBC), hemoglobin (Hgb), and hematocrit (Hct) all measure the amount of RBCs in your blood. Low numbers mean there are too few. This can cause fatigue or weakness depending on the level. Go over your lab tests with your doctor. ...Read more

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How to treat low red blood cells ?

How to treat low red blood cells ?

First find the cause: You need to tell us the complete story. Do you have anemia? What is your hemoglobin level? You should be seen by a doctor right away to find the cause of your low red blood cells l(Anemia). ...Read more

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What to do if I have high eosinphils, low red blood cells, and thyroid?

What to do if I have high eosinphils, low red blood cells, and thyroid?

Keep learning: You're doing yourself a disservice by believing that either you or we can draw any conclusion whatever from some labs that aren't even quantitative. Low reds anemia is ALWAYS serious and you MUST insist that a cause be found. Thyroid problems need to be addressed. How high the eos are will guide any possible workup; it may be trivial. ...Read more