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Just got a blood test result where my NRBC was. 03 and I am supposed to see a hematologist. I'm worried and would like to know what it could mean.?

Just got a blood test result where my NRBC was. 03 and I am supposed to see a hematologist. I'm worried and would like to know what it could mean.?

Nucleated RBC: Are immature forms of red blood cells. Normally not present in peripheral blood. Their presence often signals increased RBC turnover, either from increased destruction, increased production or both. Many causes but a hematologist can sort them out for you. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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My husband is diagnosed with IgA lammda monoclonal gamopathy. The blood report says m-spike seen in beta region. Is this curable?

My husband is diagnosed with IgA lammda monoclonal gamopathy. The blood report says m-spike seen in beta region. Is this curable?

No: If it's a monoclonal gammopathy of uncertain significance, I'm sorry it was even found as usually nothing develops from these. There's a small risk of their turning into plasma cell myeloma. If this already is myeloma, you'll be advised on what to do next, and whether a marrow transplant is an option. ...Read more

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Can I get a copy of the blood test report from hospital after my drink was spiked?

Can I get a copy of the blood test report from hospital after my drink was spiked?

Sure can!: Your medical rights are yours! You can request a copy of any medical record. There will be a process to go through, and you might have to pay for the copies. It is always a good idea to keep a copy of your tests and procedure results at home, as well as a list of your medical conditions, allergies, and meds that you take, in case of emergency. ...Read more

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How do I read my blood test?

How do I read my blood test?

The most important: Numbers are the WBC white blood count the HGB hemoglobin and PLT platelets. Also the numbers of neuts and lymphs are important which are types of whites. ...Read more

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What can a blood test show dr?

What can a blood test show dr?

A lot: Blood tests are usually done for specific reasons. Some may help make a diagnosis and other help to exclude the condition being entertained by the doctor. ...Read more

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What does tc blood test mean?

What does tc blood test mean?

"Total Cholesterol": Medicine has many acronyms. This one is probably "total cholesterol" but could stand for other things. ...Read more

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How can I request a blood test?

How can I request a blood test?

Blood tests: Blood tests must be ordered by a healthcare provider. You would need to see one in order to have any type of blood testing. ...Read more

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What does a vap blood test show?

What does a vap blood test show?

Blood lipids: In the so called "vap" LDL is measured directly and not calculated from total cholesterol, HDL and triglycerides. However, if your triglycerides are below 400, it does not add value. I would suggest that you stick to a usual fasting blood lipid profile and follow your doctor's advice. ...Read more

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Could getting a blood test hurt?

Could getting a blood test hurt?

It always hurts: At least a little bit. If it is very painful, there may have been an aberrant nerve twig where the needle went. It's largely dumb luck. Be brave, and think about the benefits of the test to you and those who love you. ...Read more

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Could it hurt to get a blood test?

A little: Blood test involves inserting a needle into a vein to get blood and there is a little pain from the needle stick. It is usually temporary. In about 1% of cases a bruise may form at the site of the puncture. The risk can be minimized by keeping pressure on the puncture site for a few minutes. ...Read more

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Does tabacco show in a blood test?

Does tabacco show in a blood test?

Yes: Presence of nicotine metabolites can be detected in blood. However, routine blood tests do not examine for these chemicals. ...Read more

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What does a PFA blood test measure?

What does a PFA blood test measure?

Platelet function: This test has essentially replaced bleeding time as a test of ability to stop bleeding after injury. You may consult this site for info on this topic:
http://practical-haemostasis. Com/Platelets/platelet_function_testing_pfa100.html
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Which things can a blood test show?

Many: If depends on the test done. There are thousands of different blood tests that look for different entities. See this site for more info.
http://www. Hopkinsmedicine. Org/healthlibrary/test_procedures/cardiovascular/blood_test_135, 49/. ...Read more

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What is general blood test look for?

Unclear question: There are thousands of blood tests and the choice depends on the issue or suspected disease. Screening blood tests commonly test for hemoglobin and blood cell counts, electrolytes, lipids, and functions of liver, kidney and thyroid. ...Read more

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What does sma7 blood test stand for?

SMA-7: "sma-7" (sequential multiple analysis-7) or chem-7 is a blood test that test for lytes (potassium/chloride/sodium/co2) renal function (bun/creatinine) and the blood sugar (glucose). ...Read more

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How can you prepare for a blood test?

Depends on the type: Of test. Usually one needs to have overnight fast. Fasting is not needed for all tests and additional preparation is needed for others. Please discuss the matter with your doctor who is ordering the test. ...Read more

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Is it ever that a blood test be false?

Is it ever that a blood test be false?

Yes, depends on test: Some tests are initial screening tests which are designed to "flag" anyone who has a condition. Because of this design (high sensitivity test), there are probably some people without the condition tested who also may "flag" positive (false positive) on that test.

These findings require repeat or confirmatory testing to ensure that the diagnosis is correct (true positive). ...Read more

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What does the LD measure in a blood test?

What does the LD measure in a blood test?

Lactate: Dehydrogenase. It may also be referred to as ldh. It is an enzyme and is present in many organs as well red blood cells. ...Read more

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Diabticpatient supposed to do blood test?

See below: Yes you need regular monitoring labwork to monitor your blood sugars and for side effects of the medications to treat your diabetes. ...Read more

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Help, how much blood is taken in a blood test?

Very little: It depends on how many and which tests are ordered. The general answer is very little. ...Read more

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Should I not eat too much before a blood test?

Depends on the: Type of test. Blood tests for fasting sugar and lipid studies should be done after an overnight fast. Please discuss preparation for the tests with your doctor. ...Read more

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Ck in my blood test -257u/l what does it mean?

Context: Creatine kinase. This is a bit higher than most folks but everything depends on what's happening with your life. If you exercise, this is likely to be normal. If you are having sudden chest pain, your physician may consider a heart attack & keep investigating. Or you may be a duchenne's carrier or have any of dozens of other explanations. ...Read more

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Need to know what a 71 on ck blood test means.

Need to know what a 71 on ck blood test means.

Creatinine Kinase: That means in your blood stream when they tested blood, at that point of time your creative kinase level was 71.
Creatine kinase or creatine phosphokinase is an enzyme chiefly found in the brain, skeletal muscles, and heart. ...Read more

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How can you stay calm when having a blood test?

Breathing: Breath in through your nostrils. Hold air in your lungs for a five count. Slowly exhale through an open mouth. Repeat x 12. ...Read more

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Would blood test report reflect that someone smokes?

Would blood test report reflect that someone smokes?

Cotinine: Usually saliva or urine, rather than blood, are tested for a metabolite of nicotine, i.e, cotinine. ...Read more

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Are there new blood test to detect down's syndrom!!?

Are there new blood test to detect down's syndrom!!?

Trisomy 21: Certainly a blood test can be used to see if a person has Down syndrome. This is called a karyotype and it is widely available.

A better question, which I think you are asking, is if a blood test can determine if a fetus has Down syndrome. This is not widely available, and it is under development:
http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/25053891 ...Read more

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What does high gra# and high gra% mean on a blood test?

What does high gra# and high gra% mean on a blood test?

Granulocytes: Granulocytes are mostly neutrophils, the cells that are most lethal most quickly to bacteria. Ignore the percentages. Look to see if the absolute numbers # are high or low. I can raise my granulocyte # to four times normal by spending twenty minutes in an icy-cold shower (i tried it); labs mean nothing apart from the clinical context. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does a blood test 100% detect a problem if there is any?

No: Test is 100% accurate all the time but the can be retty close to 100% sometime depending on the test. ...Read more

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My blood test shows an A/G ratio of 3. What should I do?

My blood test shows an A/G ratio of 3. What should I do?

Nothing: If you are well otherwise. Be thankful for good health. Reference ranges are set so that a few percent of folks fall outside on either end. ...Read more