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My results read as followed CBC (H/H, RBC, INDICES, WBC, PLT) OUT OF RANGE 79HIGH Can you please explain I'm very concerned.

My results read as followed CBC (H/H, RBC, INDICES, WBC, PLT) OUT OF RANGE 79HIGH Can you please explain I'm very concerned.

Unclear: Please send us the complete report of your CBC with name of the test followed by its actual value. Right now I can not tell what is 79??? Is it neutrophil percentage??? ...Read more

Complete Blood Count (Definition)

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


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My CBC (H/H, RBC, indices, WBC, PLT) RDW came back at 18.6 what does that indicate.

My CBC (H/H, RBC, indices, WBC, PLT) RDW came back at 18.6 what does that indicate.

Not much: 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, if rest of the parameters are in the normal range, a slightly elevated RDW is not of 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.
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My CBC report is this. Wbc 6.9 range 4.0-10 high RBC is 5.06 range 3.50-5.50 hgb 14 plt-370 wether iit's normal or not? Please help me I'm 17 male

My CBC report is this. Wbc 6.9 range 4.0-10 high RBC is 5.06 range 3.50-5.50 hgb 14 plt-370 wether iit's normal or not? Please help me I'm 17 male

You're fine: The platelets are higher than most folks but no reason to be concerned. Reference ranges are set so that several percent of health folks fall outside the reference range. ...Read more

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I have a normal cbc (wbc 8.5 rbc 4.1 plt 331) but have noticed random petechia on legs and chest. Doctor confirmed. What cause this with normal cbc?

Vascular fragility: Petechiae can be due to low platelet count (which you do not have) or fragile blood vessels, as may happen with increased corticosteroid hormones. If you are overweight, losing weight would help.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. 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.
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My CBC is WBC 9.2, RBC 5.5, hgb 16.1, hct 46.4, MCV 84.4, MCH 29.3, mchc 34.7, %rdw-cv 12.4, PLT 254, mpv 12.2, % neut 46.8, % lymp 40.5, % mono 9.4. Is it good or bad. Plz comment on high mpv value?

Results in range: Didn't get lab's reference range with your results? Labs do vary. With that being said, your % monocytes are a bit high (range 2-8%) you are 9.4
the concern is out of range mean platelet volume mpv. (range 7.5-11.5) you test at 12.2. Platelets are cells involved in blood clotting. Higher ranges indicate platelets are larger, and possibly mean greater risk of stroke or heart attack. Retest w md. ...Read more

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What does a CBC test mean if the results come back with high WBC and midly low rbc?

What are the results: Lab results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and your doctor who ordered the test is in the best position to do that. ...Read more

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I suspect my pre-teen has mono. Waiting for EBV test to come back. In the meantime CBC showed normal WBC&RBC. Does this mean mono is unlikely?

Maybe: The lay term mono is based on the common feature of a high proportion of monocytes on the CBC differential count. The EBV test could indicate recent (elevated IgM, or long time ago =elevated IgG mono. If negative it would likely mean little. Sometimes the test can be negative very early in the illness in kids. ...Read more

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My brother and I both have the thalassemia trait but we are both very healthy. We both had CBC and cmp tests. We have high RBC and rdw, low mch, low mchv, and low wbc. Is the low wbc/neutrophil a problem?

My brother and I both have the thalassemia trait but we are both very healthy. We both had CBC and cmp tests. We have high RBC and rdw, low mch, low mchv, and low wbc. Is the low wbc/neutrophil a problem?

African American?: African americans often have absolute neutrophil counts that are slightly lower than caucasians. There are many reasons for slight variations in the normal wbc, including alterations in the marginated (attached) vs demarginated (circulating) pools. Being otherwise well, I wouldn't worry about this. As physicians, we are trained to treat patients, not numbers. Cheers. ...Read more

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Wbc of 12.22, RBC of 5.22, mpv of 12.2. What are the possible conditions that could be related to these CBC results?

Wbc of 12.22, RBC of 5.22, mpv of 12.2. What are the possible conditions that could be related to these CBC results?

May be none: All lab results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the test is usually in the best position to do that. All of these results could be normal for you. Only the WBC count is a little high. ...Read more

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(CBC) my WBC was flagged low 3.2 k/Ul, my rbc, hgb, granulocyte, lymphocyte, monocyte low. Immature granulocytes 0.0%. what to expect at hematologist?

White blood cells: You're hematologist will take a good medical history and exam. He will review your labs and may order new ones. From this he can make recommendations ...Read more

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noticed I never have a fixed WBC and differential count they always go up and down but my RBC and rest of CBC are usually very close to each other?

Cells count: It can flactuates on different reasons, some of them are smoking, clumping of blood cells, infection. If difference is big, follow with hematologist. ...Read more

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I'm 50 yrs old female and had my cbc. Results were: hemoglobin - 10.5, rbc-3.61, hematocrit-0.33, wbc-6.7, is there anything to worry? Tnx

I'm 50 yrs old female and had my cbc. Results were: hemoglobin - 10.5, rbc-3.61, hematocrit-0.33, wbc-6.7, is there anything to worry? Tnx

Incomplete info: Your hemoglobin is low, i.e., you are anemic. Anemia needs to be worked up to determine the cause, as it can range from excessive menstrual loss, nutritional deficiency, gastrointestinal bleeding including that due to cancer etc. See this site for more info and it would be prudent to follow your doctor's instructions.
http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001586/. ...Read more

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Hi, I need your opinion. My CBC indicates elevated basophils (0.11) and platecount (416). On the otherhand, urinalysis shows WBC 11-25 and RBC 3-5 hpf?

Recheck results: Hi Shariel - Your mildly elevated CBC results may not indicate a medical condition as normal values are based on population averages. I would recommend retesting to see if there is truly an issue. Your urinalysis is concerning for an infection and treatment should be considered. Thankfully your CBC did not indicate the infection had spread into your blood otherwise the neutrophils would be high. ...Read more

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Wife's cbc. Wbc 9.0, RBC 4.32, hmglbn 12.3, mcv83.9, MCH 28.4, mchc 33.9, plat cnt 388 nrdw 15.9. Only the RDW is out of range per ref range. Is this serious?

No.: The RDW is just a measure of the range of sizes of the red blood cell. This is often seen in menstruating females who often have a mild iron deficiency who sometimes take iron. A mildly increased WBC and PLT count support this conjecture. ...Read more

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Can you help me read my results? Thanks. I can't attached my results but based on my CBC I have both hight RBC and WBC

Can you help me read my results? Thanks. I can't attached my results but based on my CBC I have both hight RBC and WBC

Limited information: The most important information would be if this was a test done because of symptoms and what the symptoms were or as a regular checkup. Without actual numbers and normal range for testing lab I cannot speculate on results. ...Read more

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I'm 24 yo, just had my CBC, WBC is 11.39, RBC 4.05 and other are on their range except for these two. Is this result ok?

See below: 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, your WBC count is at the high end of normal, but that does not mean that you have any disease. If you do not have any symptoms, you may wait and watch.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. 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.
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Cbc results my RBC counts are more or less the same every annual but my WBC and differential fluctuate more than RBC counts is this normal thanks?

Yes: Reasonable variations in blood cell counts are normal as long as they fall within the testing lab's reference or normal ranges as shown on the test results report and you have no clinical symptoms ...Read more

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Most recent CBC was: WBC 15.1 RBC 5.57 hemoglobin 16.6 hct 49.8 lymph 7.9 mono 1 neutral 90.9 its been off for a 1. Should I worry?

Abnormal: These test results are abnormal. The WBC and neutrophil counts are high, and the hemoglobin and hematocrit are high-normal. What is the context of the test results. Is there an infection present? ...Read more

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Is it normal to see Nucleated RBC around 0.40 WBC in multi CBC during one year period along with immature granulocyte 0.6 % in adult?

Not nRBC's: A few young granulocytes are fine and this depends on the lab. If you feel well, and the rest of your labs including your reticulocyte count are unremarkable, I wouldn't pursue this. You're unlikely to find anything important. It may be that you are making blood in your spleen for some reason. Often we never find the cause. ...Read more

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My rdw is high 15.0 but everything else in my CBC is normal wbc 7.0 RBC 4.82 hct 39.3 hglb 13.0 MCV 82 also did tibc 459 and iron 76 but uibc 383?

No worry: 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 slightly high RDW is no cause for concern. You may wish to take oral iron supplements as women tend to be iron deficient due to menstrual blood loss. Your test results are okay. ...Read more

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Are readings from CBC lab results- lymph auto 4.2-lymph auto % 53-neutro auto 3.1-neutro auto % 38.6-wbc 8.0 and RBC 4.39 in a normal range? Concerned!

Lab tests need to be: Interpreted in the clinical context. Your transmission of the results is not in the usual format but suggests increse in lymphocytes and that can have many different reasons. It would be prudent to discuss it with your doctor and you may wish to check out this site for more info.
http://www. Webmd. Com/a-to-z-guides/complete-blood-count-cbc. ...Read more

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I'm a male (29) please adv what a decrease in WBC from 7.1 to 5.8 means. And a change in cbc-lymphocyte 25%, neutorphils 69%, moncytes 6%. Rbc 5.1%, ESR 34

These seem okay: The question is, how do you feel? Labs like these often don't mean anything to a doctor without more information. A decline in white blood cells from 7 to 5 is considered physiologic. The other numbers are normal. At 29, an ESR of 34 is slightly elevated, non-specific & possibly do to a recent infection. If concerned or have symptoms, discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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My CBC results are WBC of 3.5 (low), rbc: normal, hemoglobin 12.3, MCH of 25.2 (low), mchc of 31.5, RDW of 18.4 (high), neutrophils 21, lymphs 74, ?

Need a work-up.: You might have one or more issues here. You have a low WBC count with about 75% lymphocytes, which can mean a leukemia or lymphoma. In addition you've a high RDW and low mch, with a normal rbc count which can mean that cells are being pushed out of your bone marrow by whatever is affecting your wbcs. You should see your doctor for more tests, a look at your blood smear, and a full work-up. ...Read more

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On a cbc, what things might set off a red flag to a dr that a patient might have leukemia? Wbc or rbc?

On a cbc, what things might set off a red flag to a dr that a patient might have leukemia? Wbc or rbc?

Usually WBC: Leukemia is defined as an increase in wbc, however, some pre-leukemic conditions can start with increase in rbc or platelets. ...Read more

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Niece had a CBC done and her results were platelets 28, RBC 3.27, HB 10.9 and Hematocrit 30. WBC lower end of normal. What are we looking at?

Hematologist: Your niece has low blood cells of all types and needs to be evaluated by a hematologist. The issue is not suitable for this forum. ...Read more

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I got my CBC and Urinalysis results back. I have no RBC or WBC in my urine but I have trace occult blood in the urine. What could be the be the cause?

I got my CBC and Urinalysis results back. I have no RBC or WBC in my urine but I have trace occult blood in the urine. What could be the be the cause?

Some ideas: A few red cells may have lysed in a dilute urine. This may be myoglobin or free hemoglobin from your exercising. There may have been contamination if it was your time of month. Or it may be a lab error. Your physician may decide to just watch it, or repeat the test. ...Read more

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What could normal cbc, normal wbc, normal rbc, low hbg, and low hct indicate besides anemia?

Anemia: Low hemoglobin and hematocrit indicate anemia. The normal rbc count suggests a type of thalassemia. In thalassemia, the MCV (size of cells) is low-the cells are small. I suggest you discuss the results with your doctor, or that you see a hematologist. ...Read more

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High WBC (13.4; neutrophils 90%, lymphocytes 6%), normal RBCs, low H/H (7.4/27.7). CBC done in the ER for syncopal episode. What could be going on?

2 little info: Don't know if you are chronically anemic or not or if U have a fever and infection anywhere. You need to see a doc and get a complete history and physical examination. That is best done in a physician's office, not in the hectic setting of an ER! ...Read more

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4 yr old w/ 5 wks low grade temp (100.4) no other symptoms. 3 cbcs w/ flagged diff, yet overall norm wbc (~11, 000), rbc, hgb, etc. Neutro H (61%), Eos H (6%), Lymph L (28%), MCHC L (below 28%). Suggest fever cause? Doc says cbcs are normal; how so???

4 yr old w/ 5 wks low grade temp (100.4) no other symptoms. 3 cbcs w/ flagged diff, yet overall norm wbc (~11, 000), rbc, hgb, etc. Neutro H (61%), Eos H (6%), Lymph L (28%), MCHC L (below 28%). Suggest fever cause? Doc says cbcs are normal; how so???

Numbers are just...: Lab results usually are numbers, and numbers are just numbers, with little meaning unless a doctor takes in the whole picture of what's going on with a patient. If a patient's blood cell count is mildly higher-or-lower than the reference range, the doctor may or may not consider the result abnormal, depending on the patient's previous results, symptoms, preliminary diagnosis, and medications. ...Read more

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Are these "out of range" CBC numbers normal or cause for concern/alarm? Auto WBC 11.4 (H), RBC 5.20, Hgb 12.1, Hematocrit 38.8, MCV 74.6 (L), MCH 23.3 (L), MCHC 31.2 (L), RDW 18.3 (H), Platelet Count 426 (H). Would further investigation be advised?

See below: 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, your parameters are not a cause for concern, however the values suggest iron deficiency and you may wish to take oral iron and multivitamin supplements.
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.
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Hi I am a 62 year old woman with a high platelet count. In April my count was 622 and now it is 812. The other results of my current CBC were all normal except my hemoglobin is 15.7 my RBC s are 5.62 wbc 10.9 and neutrophils 8.04. My MPV is 670. My cmp w

Hi I am a 62 year old woman with a high platelet count. In April my count was 622 and now it is 812. The other results of my current CBC were all normal except my hemoglobin is 15.7 my RBC s are 5.62 wbc 10.9 and neutrophils 8.04. My MPV is 670. My cmp w

Polycythemias: Your values suggest overproduction in more than one bone marrow cell line. While not currently life threatening, you would be wise to see a hematologist and have a bone marrow biopsy, perhaps also with cytogenetic testing, to look for a myeloproliferative disorder like CML, PCV, or essenthail thrombocythemia. ...Read more

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5 yo cbc is hgb 11, Rbc 3.68, wbc 13, mcv 91, rdw 24.4, slight anisocytosis. Referred to hematologist who said not urgent. Appt is in 6 wks. Worry???

Think it's OK- 6 wks: Following all the numbers with red blood cells is confusing. In this case the hemoglobin is mildly low and shows what is called normocytic anemia. The RDW and RBC with MCV don't point to a particular, or concerning cause, possibly a vitamin deficiency with MCV but it is barely abnormal also. Knowing more of the history is important- chronic infections? Dietary restrictions? I copied a nice review http://www. Aafp. Org/afp/2001/1015/p1379.html#afp20011015p1379-t4 ...Read more

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Hi, I have recurrent low RBC's (but Hgb & HCT usually normal), & low WBC's on CBC. Also, low NE# & LY#, High MCH. Does this look like leukemia or HIV?

See hematologist: Can't tell what may be y9ur problem without more history. Suggest you consult a hematologist There is certainly no evidence that your problem is from leukemia. ...Read more

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I had a complete CBC and everything was in range except my reticuloycyte count. It is. 3. WBC 6.1, RBC 4.88, hemoglobin, 14.4, homatocrit, 43.1. iron is normal and so is b12. been having dizzy spells?

Unlikely related: With the lab values reviewed, your symptoms would be very unlikely related to anemia or an issue with red blood cell production. Retic counts are best evaluated in the setting of anemia or suspected bone marrow problem. Unfortunately your symptoms could have a wide range on causes. Simplest is not drinking enough fluids, not taking in enough salt and have low blood sugars. Should see your doctor I ...Read more

Cbc (Definition)

CBC stands for complete blood count. This is a lab test that counts the different formed elements- red and white ...Read more


White Blood Cell (Definition)

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