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My Blood Test Came Back Abnormal
It happens sometimes: Quantiferon TB blood tests look at one's white blood cells to see if they remember being in contact with TB germs. If her cells act healthily but don't react more excitedly when put into a simulated TB environment, that's a negative test. If her cells get very excited and active in a simulated TB environment, that's a positive test. Results that are "in between" are inconclusive. May retest later. ...Read more
D-Dimer: not necessarily but about 99.5% chance you don't. ...Read more
How low?: Do you have any bleeding in the skin, mouth or elsewhere? If your count was borderline low, it may be part of the normal spectrum. The best thing to do is to discuss the results with your doctor, to if it needs further investigation. ...Read more
Carbon dioxide...: In copd, if you are unable to effectively breathe, your carbon dioxide level would be high. If your oxygen level is low, one compensation is to increase your ventilation, if possible, resulting in low carbon dioxide levels but higher oxygen levels. This usually is what happens earlier in the disease process. ...Read more
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Explanation : This is good that you got these tests back. But we do not know the all numbers that answer on your question. All results have normal variation usually on right side. Check it out. If it close to lower or higher number of normal range it's ok as well as in the range. Discuss this with your doctor, who know your clinical symptoms. ...Read more
My blood type is a+ and my anti boddies blood test came back Rh -what does that mean my doc wants monthly blood tests s?
I have a little: Problem with the question. You think you are rh + and the test showed rh-? Why does the doc want to repeat the test? ...Read more
That's fine: Reference ranges are set so that a few percent of healthies fall outside on either side. ...Read more
After my 2nd blood test came back that my liver enzymes came back elevated now my doctor wants a ultra sound done do I have to be worried?
My blood test recently showed I have a slightly elevated sed rate? All other tests came back normal. What now ?
Have had pains in chest going into left arm, had ECG came back normal and had blood test came back normal, pain still there, what could it be?
Could i be pregnant i took test urine test one blood test both negative having bad period cramps and back pain my LP was aug 12 , 2012?
When were the tests: Done? If the tests were done more than one week past the first missed period, you are not likely to be pregnant. Please consult your doctor for a repeat blood test and perhaps ultrasound examination as the latter may help in figuring out the reason for your abdominal pain also. ...Read more
Had 2 blood tests for hla b27. 1st test came back positive; 2nd test (pcr) came back negative. What would be the difference between the two tests?
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