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32 weeks pregnant. WBC currently at 14. Full blood work up, all results negative except flow cytometry showing .01 for leukemia - what does this mean!

32 weeks pregnant. WBC currently at 14. Full blood work up, all results negative except flow cytometry showing .01 for leukemia - what does this mean!

Need to see actual: report. 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, pregnant women normally have higher WBC counts and your is in the normal range. ...Read more

Dr. James Krick
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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What can cause low white blood cell count in pregnancy?

What can cause low white blood cell count in pregnancy?

Several causes.: Drugs (steroids, chemotherapy, immunosuppressants, rare aplastic anemia from toxicity of many drugs), viruses (ebv, hiv, cmv), sepsis (urinary or other), toxic exposures, endocrinopathies, vitamin deficiency (b12 in particular), hematologic disorders, cancer/leukemia/lymphoma are some of the causes that leap to mind. Seek maternal-fetal medicine and hematology care and best of luck! ...Read more

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8 weeks pregnant, wbc 13.7. My count always runs around 9.5-10.5. Is this normal is pregnancy?

8 weeks pregnant, wbc 13.7. My count always runs around 9.5-10.5. Is this normal is pregnancy?

Yes: It is normal to have a small elevation in your white blood cell count during pregnancy. If you experience a fever or become ill, contact your doctor. ...Read more

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24w pregnant. Blood work shows Granulocytes immature little high, cut off 0.2 and mine is 0.2. WBC and neutrophils high too Normal during pregnancy?

24w pregnant. Blood work shows Granulocytes immature little high, cut off 0.2 and mine is 0.2. WBC and neutrophils high too Normal during pregnancy?

Yes: White blood cell counts are normally higher than usual during pregnancy. You did not give the actual numbers. 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, I do not see any reason for concern. ...Read more

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Is 10.2 a normal WBC level?

Is 10.2 a normal WBC level?

Normal ranges: A quality laboratory establishes and reports the normal range for every test they perform to allow for better interpretation. Since these ranges are intended to reflect the population they serve and the methods used there are some differences between labs. Ask for the range from your lab and what their reference population was to be sure you match. ...Read more

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Normal to show at 5 weeks of pregnancy?

Normal to show at 5 weeks of pregnancy?

The uterus is still: Small at that point. However, some women find their waists expanding fairly early on. ...Read more

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140/90 BP is normal in pregnancy sometimes?

140/90  BP is normal in pregnancy sometimes?

No: Blood pressure tends to drop when you are pregnant. 140/90 is elevated. You need to discuss with your obstetrician. Take care! ...Read more

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Normal value of eritrosedimentation in pregnancy?

Normal value of eritrosedimentation in pregnancy?

ESR < 20: The erythrocyte sedimentation rate is a non specific measure of stress factors in the blood. A thin tube of red cells is stood upright and the distance in millimeters the cells settle in 1 hour gives the number.For adult females the ESR is generally up to 20mm/hr.Higher numbers suggest more "acute phase reactants" are in the blood indicating infection or inflammation.It is a very non-specific test. ...Read more

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I'm on my 4th pregnancy and at 5 weeks im showing is this normal ?

I'm on my 4th pregnancy and at 5 weeks im showing is this normal ?

Hard to believe : At "5 weeks" of pregnancy, you are just one week past your missed period. You have a 3 week-old embryo, which is about 1/5 inch long and weighs less than a gram. Your HCG urine pregnancy number is likely from 1000-10, 000 and Progesterone level around 15. You may have symptoms of breast tenderness and nausea but as for "showing" ...There's not much to "show." close friends may guess, though. ...Read more

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I don't feel any symtoms of pregnancy after a frozen tranfer, are this normal?

I don't feel any symtoms of pregnancy after a frozen tranfer, are this normal?

Maybe: A pregnancy test or a missed period are the first signs you can count on; symptoms are totally unreliable this early. ...Read more

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What are some reasons for WBC to be high and you feel perfectly normal, for you?

There are many: An elevated WBC can be an indicator of infection, inflammation or in some cases leukemia or a pre-leukemic state. Based on the underlying type of cells that make up the elevated white blood count combined with the clinical situation should allow your doctor to tell you what some of the possibilities are. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have no cravings as of 22wks pregnancy? I haven't had cravings at all.

Is it normal to have no cravings as of 22wks pregnancy? I haven't had cravings at all.

Yes: Not everyone has cravings during pregnancy. Each pregnancy is unique, and the symptoms you will experience will be different with separate pregnancies. At this point in your pregnancy you should be feeling the baby move and your body adjusting to the growing uterus. ...Read more

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Is diarrhia normal during pregnancy?

Is diarrhia normal during pregnancy?

NO!: Diarrhea is never normal. If anything pregnancy can give you constipation from the Progesterone effects. If you are experiencing diarrhea episodically or recurrently during pregnancy check your thyroid function because hyperthyroidism can be the reason. Also consider gastrointestinal evaluation for irritable bowel or inflammatory bowel diseases which are quite common in young women. ...Read more

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What discharge is normal in pregnancy?

What discharge is normal in pregnancy?

Just about all: Other than copious amounts of blood during pregnancy is normal. ...Read more

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Are toothaches during pregnancy normal?

Are toothaches during pregnancy normal?

They can be: A true toothache during pregnancy is likely due to a tooth problem prior to pregnancy. When pregnant, you are definitely more prone to gum disease which can present as toothaches. If you notice more bleeding of your gums when brushing and flossing, you may have pregnancy gingivitis and should see your dentist for treatment. Studies are showing low birth weight babies due to gum disease. ...Read more

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Is bleeding normal at 6 weeks of pregnancy?

Is bleeding normal at 6 weeks of pregnancy?

It's not normal.: This suggests a threatened miscarriage. Call and see your oby right away. Take care!http://www.Emedicinehealth.Com/threatened_miscarriage/article_em.Htm. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have spotting in pregnancy?

Is it normal to have spotting in pregnancy?

Yes and no; check it: While spotting is very common approaching 40%, it is not truly "normal". The timing and association with pain or other symptoms are very important. It is always prudent to check it out as many serious problems can be associated with bleeding in early pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel emotional in pregnancy?

Is it normal to feel emotional in pregnancy?

Absolutely: Pregnancy is very stressful. Plus there are a lot of major hormone changes and fluctuations. This can produce a lot of volatility of mood and emotions. It's a normal tendency, so it's important to have someone to talk to, to talk through things and let you get it off your chest. It's normal to feel overwhelmed sometimes, but you need to talk to someone about it. ...Read more

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Is it normal to be constantly tired in pregnancy?

Is it normal to be constantly tired in pregnancy?

No: Fatigue can be one of the early signs of pregnancy. However, persistent or profound "tiredness" or drowsiness can suggest other conditions like anemia, sleep deprivation, etc. Women with constant fatigue should keep a sleep and wake diary, noting their activity, quality of sleep, what they ate, etc. And show it to OB providers. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have dryer, itchier skin in pregnancy?

Is it normal to have dryer, itchier skin in pregnancy?

Pregnancy Changes: Itching, dry skin is a common complaint among pregnant women. Changes in the body's production of hormones, as well as the stretching of the skin to accomodate the growing baby, can cause unpleasant and annoying itching that may be occasional or constant. The onset of dry hair during pregnancy typically occurs during the second trimester and can occur in hair that had not experienced dryness befor. ...Read more

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Is it normal to bleed in the first month of pregnancy?

Is it normal to bleed in the first month of pregnancy?

Yes, but: I advise you see your doctor for evaluation to make sure everything is ok. Light vaginal spotting is a common symptom of pregnancy but should stop rather quickly. If yours does not stop, definitely see your ob/gyn or primary care doctor. ...Read more

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Feeling abdomenal and weist pain in 27week of pregnancy is it normal?

Feeling abdomenal and weist pain in 27week of pregnancy is it normal?

Maybe: It is possible that the uterine expansion is causing the discomfort, but I, and you, would feel much better if your treating OB MD examined you and came to that conclusion. ...Read more

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Wbc automated reads 3.4, is that normal?

Wbc automated reads 3.4, is that normal?

Don't worry: A WBC count of 3.4 would be considered low, but it's not worrisome. This happens commonly. Repeating the test in a few weeks to months can show that it returns to the normal range. If it was zero, that would be worrisome. I would especially not worry if you are feeling well and this was checked as a screen or a problem such as high blood pressure. ...Read more

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What is the normal hematocrit for pregnancy?

What is the normal hematocrit for pregnancy?

Higher than 36: See this site for more information.
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003645.htm

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Is it normal to poo lots in early pregnancy?

Is it normal to poo lots in early pregnancy?

No.: Increased bowel movements (hyperdefecation) could be a sign of hyperthyroidism, gallstones, inflammatory bowel disease, or infectious gastroenteritis. Diarrhea is never normal and should be investigated. See you obstetrician in any case. ...Read more

White Blood Cell (Definition)

Body blood cell that responds to inflamation or infection or ...Read more