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Rbc Blood Count
Hgb 13.5-17: RBCS 4.3 to 5.5. Make sure the lab is using the units that are the same as USA to compare the numbers ...Read more
I was wondering how i could have a low red blood count (rbc) but a normal hemoglobin and hematocrit?
No!: They all go together unless you have very small sized red cells in which case you can be anemic but the red blood cell count may still be normal... As in a conditiona called thalasemia. ...Read more
Have lupus & moderate microscopic blood on the past 3 UAs this year.No RBC in urine.Trace ketones.Normal blood RBC count. MD didn't seem concerned.
Trust your doctor: S/he knows your case, and would interpret the findings in the context of the clinical situation and degree of control/symptoms, if any. Keep the the follow up and take your medicines as prescribed. Although a second opinion is your right, but you need to have full evaluation with good history and physical examination, not suitable on this platform, wish you all the best ...Read more
Have lupus & moderate microscopic blood all UAs this year.No RBC in urine.Trace ketones.Normal blood RBC count. MD Just said he'd monitor. For what?
No: No low sodium dose not directly lead to a drop in RBC numbers. ...Read more
Why 5 RBC (in blood test) can count in "normal range"?
What can be the source of having RBC in urine if no infection diagnose?
It is a "range": 5 is the cutoff number to consider a work up. Blood in the urine, or hematuria, is abnormal and can have multiple causes, from infections to stones to trauma and even cancer. There are people who slipp blood in their urine and a source annotate immediately found so an annual check up is warranted. ...Read more
I am a 31 yo female. My WBC was 19 and my RBC was 3.1 (iron level 8.2). What does it mean to have a high white blood count and a low red blood count?
D/w your doctor: How is your period? Is it heavy? What is your ferritin? Hemoglobin? You should see your doctor and discuss with your doctor about your blood work result. You are anemic and your serum iron is low. You may have an iron deficiency anemia which is related to your heavy cycle perhaps vs other kind of anemia. Wbc can be elevated in different settings-like bleeding, infection, inflammation, cancer etc. ...Read more
My 7 year old daughters rbc, platelet and bct are all just out of range on her full blood count blood results, she has been diagnosed with thyroiditis?
See details: The blood counts likely have no clinical significance in themselves. It is possible they are related to the thyroiditis. ...Read more
What to do if my husband has low blood count.. hemoglobin 14, RBC 5.59, low WBC 3700, platelets 157000..?
Not too low: 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, the counts are not too low. Hemoglobin is normal. WBC is slightly low but may be his normal. platelets are at the lower end of normal. ...Read more
My husband has low blood count. Hemoglobin 14, RBC 5.59, low WBC 3700, platelets 157000. What's wrong with him?
I think he's fine: There's no such thing as a perfect husband, but I don't see any problems with his blood picture. The total WBC count is actually at the low end of what I think is a reasonable reference range, and unless the neuts are very low or he's clearly sick clinically, I'd simply be thankful for good health. I trust he has other faults and that the two of you will be forbearing & love one another. ...Read more
I have my complete blood count and the note of the doctor is anemia normocytic hypochromic rbcs what does it mean?Thanks
Many causes: There are many causes of such anemia, including chronic disease, iron deficiency or a combination of issues. See this site for more info and discuss the matter with your doctor for a complete diagnosis, including cause of anemia and an appropriate treatment. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001586/. ...Read more
Meaning of "stable raised platelets?"Have spine cancer stable had Full blood count
Hemaglobin RBC Haematocrit all lower than
range.RDW slightly raise
? stable spine Ca:
COuld be normal for spine CA even if stable /Need evaluations & monitoring
I have low rbc, hgb, hct, rdw-sd and high eos and mpv.Should i be concerned?I have neither iron deficiency nor other abnormal blood count.
It depends: It depends on what the exact finding of these values is. Sometimes these findings may be normal. Speak with your physician so he/she can properly interpret these results. ...Read more
Vital for immunity!: Healthy blood contains a certain percentage of white blood cells which are part of the body’s immune system & help the body fight infection. A white blood cell (WBC) count is a measurement the amount of white blood cells in a sample of a person’s blood. The normal number of WBCs in the blood is about 4,500 to 11,000 white blood cells per microliter (mcL). Best of luck with your health! ...Read more
Types of blood cells: A complete blood count (CBC) tests for three types of blood cells: red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets. It also give characteristics (size, etc) of some of these. It often includes a description of the white blood cells, called a differential. This can give additional information if the white blood cell count is high or low. ...Read more