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Normal Cbc Results For A Male Child
Depends on age: depending on the actual age of your toddler, the cbc normal values may change a little bit. Typically, the laboratory where the blood was drawn will show the normal reference range for age along with the result for each component of the CBC. If you have specific questions about your child's cbc, please discuss with your pediatrician. ...Read more
Share on twitter bookmark & share printer-friendly version a complete blood count (CBC) test measures the following: •the number of red blood cells (rbc count) •the number of white blood cells (wbc count) •the total amount of hemoglobin in the blood •the fraction of the blood composed of ...Read more
I am a 66 yr old male and my blood test show a RDW-SD of 47.8fl and a RBC of 4.62mil All other CBC readings were normal. Is this a problem?
Why are you: Checking these levels in a 12 year old boy? Have you discussed it with his pediatrician and/or a pediatric endocrinologist? I hope you aren't giving Anabolic steroids to your 12 year old. Not only would that be dangerous and harmful, it would be grounds for the authorities to remove your son from your care. ...Read more
My 14 year old daughter has a low mpv (6.0) and a normal platelet count. Is this concerning? Does she need any further workup?
Nothing to worry: No worry. No need for further work-up as long as platelet level is within normal range. ...Read more
DHEA S blood test was 156. Is this a normal/average test result for 42 yr. old female otherwise healthy?
Clinical Context: It is important to interpret test results knowing what unit of measurements are being used. Before commenting whether or not a test is normal the doctor should know the clinical context ---Who, when and why was the particular test ordered. Without knowing that info then isolated numbers are less useful. Based on the limited info here this number is in the normal reference range. ...Read more
See below: BP range: 100-130/70-85!Get a more detailed answer ›
Limited Protein: The urine should not contain much if any protein. The kidney's job is to filter out those toxins that need excretion while keeping the important protein in the blood. Protein loss in the urine can be assess with a dipstick urine test. If elevated, a confirmatory 24 hour urine will measure more accurately how much protein is lost. Less than 30 mg of microalbumin/24 hrs is considered ok. ...Read more
My female child's age is 1 year 11 months. Her hemoglobin range is 9.2. Had a test of electrophoresis. The report says beta thalassemia. What to do?
Trait or?: It is important to know if this is beta thalassemia trait or disease. With a hb of 9.2 it is likely the trait which does not require treatment. Ask her doctor if it this is trait or disease. This can be determined from the electrophoresis if it is the disease she need to be followed by a good pediatric hematologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Varies: Kids not suspected of gabhs strep in the 5-10 year range, had 48% had titers below 100 6.8% had titers of 100 10.6% between 101-125 7.6% between 126-156, 22.1% between 157-195 and 4.5% in 196-244. ...Read more
My father (65 yrs old)did a CBC blood test and all results are normal except for the hemoglobin is below normal 11.5 and the RDW is above normal 16.5
I am 32 years african no symptoms my full blood count test always appears normal except a low neutrophill count of 1.22 average for 2yrs?
It's you: Quite a few people of african descent simply run a low neutrophil count all the time. It seems to do no harm whatever. I suspect the reason is that their neutrophils stick a bit tighter to the blood vessel walls -- unlike red cells, neutrophils ordinarily stay put and only take short trips in the blood stream. ...Read more
120/80: 120 over 80 is normal. If the first number is over 140 it is considered high. If the second number is over 90 it is considered high as well. ...Read more
Same as any adult: 60-100 per minute lower in athletic individual. ...Read more
Is the TSH range different for a male and female and does it vary by age too. Am looking for the normal range for a male 57 years old. thanks?
Normal TSH: Your ID says you are 44F. Please have your friend ask the question. Without his permission we cannot discuss his health with you. Ask the lab doing the tests is best way. ...Read more
8 yr old boy diagnosed with fanconi anemia, at present he has regular blood tests and blood counts are slightly low, could he live a long normal life?
It is possible.: Fanconia anemia is a cluster of diseases related to 15 different genes. Anemia, bone marrow failure, an increased risk of cancer, and physical abnormalities are seen, but vary between affected children. Survival to 40-50 is often possible with modern management. With better management of the bone marrow failure (transplant) and cancer risks, it could be as long or longer for this 8 year old. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
How immature: If the so call "immature" granulocytes were band or metamyelocytes, it is of no concern. 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, if you have sex. ...Read more