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Doctor insights on: Microcytic Hypochromic Red Cells

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What do I need to do when I have microcytic red blood cells?

What do I need to do when I have microcytic red blood cells?

Evaluate: Microcytic anemia can be caused from iron deficiency, thalessemia, chronic disease, or sideroblastic anemia, so the first thing is to determine the cause of the anemia. ...Read more

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What are microcytic red blood cells?

What are microcytic red blood cells?

Small cells: Microcytic red blood cells are small rbcs - usually caused by low iron from decreased iron stores or blood loss. ...Read more

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Can 'red cells show rouleaux formation' go away on its own ?

Can 'red cells show rouleaux formation' go away on its own ?

Ignore it: One technician may note it and the next one not. Unless it is spectacular, it's best ignored. It is never the key to a diagnosis. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when you are told that you have a trace of red cells in your urine?

What exactly does it mean when you are told that you have a trace of red cells in your urine?

Microhematuria: May be harmless, can be a sign of a urinary infection, interstitial cystitis or possibly a malignancy of bladder or kidney. Certainly worth getting a kidney 7 bladder ultrasound & possibly a cystoscopy (telescopic examination of bladder). ...Read more

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Red cells large 5 yrs after correction of B12 def. With high erythroproiten level. Further testing?

Red cells large 5 yrs after correction of B12 def. With high erythroproiten level. Further testing?

See your MD: Anemia can be a very complicated diagnosis. Without a more detailed history and physical, it would be difficult to give you a precise answer. A high erythropoietin levelsuggest that your body is trying to make more red cells. Many disease processes can give you large rbcs, including B12 deficiency. Consider following up with your hematologist or pcp for more details. ...Read more

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What are dysmorphic red cells symptoms of?

What are dysmorphic red cells symptoms of?

Dysmorphic Red Cells: If you are ferring to the cells found in urine, they may indicate some kind of bleeding process or hematuria. Very tiny amounts of blood in urine, or microscopic hematuria, may be a physiologic findings in many younger adults and needs work up if urine keeps showing these in repeat testing along with other abnormal lab values, family history of kidney disease or symptoms in the patient. ...Read more

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What does red cells 8-10 in urine test report mean?

What does red cells 8-10 in urine test report mean?

Hematuria: 8-10 red blood cells mean microscopic hematuria.It is only seen under microscope. The normal rbcs should be less than 5. The blood can be due to kidney, ureter, bladder , prostate infection, stone or tumor.Or simply drug or diet effect. It needs thorough evaluation by urologist. Pls read red urine http://doctorrajput.Com thanks. ...Read more