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What does it mean with a lymph count of 5.5?

What does it mean with a lymph count of 5.5?

Probably nothing: For example if you have 55% lymphs on a total WBC of 10 thousand, that would give you a lymph count of 5.5 -- no biggie. ...Read more

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Absolute lymph count is 3.3 should I be worried?

Absolute lymph count is 3.3 should I be worried?

No: These values fluctuate wildly even hour to hour. Reference ranges are set so that several percent of healthy folks fall outside. Relax and be thankful for good health. ...Read more

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What causes low lymph count, and high segs(polys) count?

What causes low lymph count, and high segs(polys) count?

Acute infection: Acute bacterial infection or use of corticosteroid medications. ...Read more

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High lymph count low eos count?

High lymph count low eos count?

Need some: Hard numbers. A high lymph percentage may not mean anything depending on the total white blood count. Not uncommon to see no eos on a 100 cell differential. ...Read more

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My RDW and lymph count is high and my MCV and MCH is low. What do these results mean?

My RDW and lymph count is high and my MCV and MCH is low. What do these results mean?

Need a workup: Lab results mean nothing in isolation, and reference ranges are set so that a few percent of healthies fall outside on either end. Given that, I wouldn't be surprised if you were getting a bit iron deficient, and that's a call for a workup -- are you bleeding from something troublesome like an ulcer or tumor? Your physician should know what to do. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my RDW and lymph count is high and my MCV and MCH is low what does this mean?

What do you suggest if my RDW and lymph count is high and my MCV and MCH is low what does this mean?

See below: 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, low mcv and mch and high RDW suggest iron deficiency anemia. It would be prudent to discuss it with your doctor who knows more about your health. ...Read more

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Lymph% 36.4 mono% 6.2 seg% 57.4 lymph count 2.3x1000 mono count 0.4x1000 seg count 3.6x1000 WBC 6.2x1000 RBC 4.32x10*6 RDW 14.7 is this ok?

Talk to your doc: Labwork was ordered by somebody, and should be interpreted by that person. A WBC of 6.2 is about right, but the RDW is high. The percentages make sense. However somebody got these labs for a reason, and the numbers may mean more to them, since they are looking for something specific. This is really the wrong forum to interpret lab values. ...Read more

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Lymph% 36.4 mono% 6.2 seg% 57.4 lymph count 2.3x1000 mono count 0.4x1000 seg count 3.6x1000 WBC 6.2x1000 RBC 4.32x10*6 RDW 14.7 is this ok?

Numbers : These numbers are most likely normal. One should remember not to treat lab numbers. Often lab numbers will be out of range on a lab report and be completely normal. Other times they may only suggest subtle abnormalities. It is important to review lab results with ones doctor as the context means more than the numbers. ...Read more

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Hi good night... i am a student. i wanted to know what the diagnosis for this patient will be if the blood smear has a lymph count of 65 and mono 21?

Hi good night...  i am a student. i wanted to know what the diagnosis for this patient will be if the blood smear has a lymph count of 65 and mono 21?

Incomplete question: When you submit a question, you must provide enough background information for site docs to review. This includes why the lab was obtained,symptoms,physical findings.You must also submit a concise question that reflects the info submitted. This is not a chat room, so any question must be complete,We do not have access to any previous question or data you upload in a file ...Read more

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Low lymph count and high segs count means bacterial infection, right?

Low lymph count and high segs count means bacterial infection, right?

Bacterial infection: Yes, especially when associated with an elevated white blood cell count. ...Read more