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Slightly Elevated Globulin
Treat the number?: Advice: doctors treat patients and not numbers. A slightly elevated crp" without the clinical context, is like a fish out of water. You need more information...Was an infection or a heart problem suspected? How were you feeling? The CRP mentioned can be bad if it's in the context of a heart attack, or not really bad if an infection was suspected. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Work up : Ignore the MCHC. Reference ranges are set so a few percent of healthies fall outside on either end. Your physician will probably have you repeat the liver enzymes after two weeks off alcohol and meds, or perhaps proceed to a search for possible hepatitis, hemochromatosis, Wilson etc ...Read more
Maybe Infection.: The elevation of neutrophils coukl mean bacterial infection, as these cells are important in fighting this kind of infection. The high hemohlobin seems nonspecific, in abscence of other symptoms and signs. It could possibly mean a polycythemia, one of the porphorias, or a myeloproliferative disorder, which could explain the high neutrophils. It can also be from high altitude. See dr. For more. ...Read more
ALT: Alt elevated means the enzyme of liver leaking into your blood after liver cell damaged. You can see, if a lot of alt in your blood means your liver has been damage a lot. That is why very high level alt is dangerous. ...Read more
Liver blood tests: The liver is an amazing organ- it does many things including making proteins your body needs. Albumin is a major protein product of the liver. Chronic illness can cause that to decline- esp. if you're not eating. Globulins are other proteins usually made to fight diseases like infections- perhaps you've been fighting an illness for a few weeks/months that explain this pattern. ...Read more
Inorgan.Phosphate0.77, serum total protein63, serum globulin14, all slightly low. Norm. Calcium &albumin.Tsh9.25, known hypothyroidism. Further tests?
I have an elevated sedimentation rate, elevated white blood cell count, elevated absolute neutrophils, elevated absolute lymphocytes, & low iron level?
How do you FEEL?: If the white cell values are not extremely out of range, and all are well formed, I would not worry about them. Iron is more worrisome as even without anemia, low values can war of poor nutrition or bleeding from an uncertain or tumor. Nobody here can really tell you much more than that we are glad you are amtaking an active role in understanding your health. ...Read more
Neutrophils 77 slightly out of range but absolute neutrophils normal. Why elevated neutrophil level on the one blood test?
Totally meaningless: If the absolute values are in reference range, ignore it totally. I wish labs wouldn't even report these percentages. And reference ranges themselves are set up so that several percent of healthy people fall outside. A short swim in cold water can triple your neutrophil count. Don't treat labs -- look at people. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need more info: Lab test results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and is best done by the doctor who ordered the test as s/he likely knows your health history. A doctor needs to know the actual values of the results and more clinical information. ...Read more
Nothing much: Repeat the tests every 3 months and follow up. ...Read more
Neutrophils slightly elevated at 8.45 (reference range 1.80-7.00x10E9/L). Normal? Potential causes?
Neutrophils: Neutophils are component of white blood cells. They can be slightly increased in many conditions, mostly reactive in nature, such as infection, inflammatory conditions etc. and may or may not treatment. Treatment of underlying cause may bring them normal. Neutrophilic leukemia is very rare. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
AST elevated (65), ALT elevated (50) and total bilirubin elevated (3.0). All other enzymes are normal. Is this significant??
My recent blood test showed , ESR and RDW levels slightly high, and hematocrit level decreased slightly. Should i be worried?
Lab data: Difficult to comment on lab results without clinical correlation, but you are slightly anemic and if this is iron deficient anemia it may be because of bleeding during your period and may require iron supplementation. The increased ESR and CRP are probably of no consequence. Get an answer to why your hemoglobin is low. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
WBCs elevated,ige: This senario of elevated eosinophils, lymphocytes and total ige, will most probabely a person has allergic disorder and a viral infection. ...Read more
Total white blood cell count elevated- 13,200. Neutrophils elevated- 8,400, eosinophils elevated- 600. Everything else is normal. Causes??
See below: Neutrophilia is usually due to bacterial infection and is often accompanied by fever and pain. If you do not have any symptoms you may ignore the lab results. The following site will provide information on this topic: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/208576-overview 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
No: But all are markers for the metabolic syndrome. I trust that alcohol, medications, hepatitis b and c, hemochromatosis, wilson's, and autoimmune hepatitis have been ruled out, or will be ruled out, as causing your elevated liver enzymes. The trick to managing metabolic syndrome is what you'd probably like doing anyway -- a fitness lifestyle, low carbs, getting lean muscle. Bump up fitness now? ...Read more
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