What does a low granulocyte count mean - Doctor answers
Blood cells: These are types of white blood cells, part of the immune system. Basophils are present in very low concentrations, so it would be very unusual to have too low a basophils count. But granulocytes are the most predominant wbc, abd can be low for many reasons. Too many to enumerate here, but medications, certain problems such as lupus, etc. A hematologist can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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, it would have helped to have the actual numbers rather high and low. You may consult this site for information: https://medlineplus. Gov/ency/article/003657.htm
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What does it mean to have all blood work normal except the immature granulocyte number and percent was low?
Need more info: 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, a few immature granulocytes, with no blasts, is not a cause for concern. ...Read more
Wbc high 17.8, absolute grans high 14.30, granulocytes high 80.4, lymph low 16.0. What does this mean?
Need actual values: 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, it not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without the actual values. It would be prudent to discuss the findings with your doctor. ...Read more
My neutrophil and monocyte are slightly low and lymphocyte is slightly high. What could it mean? Segmented neutrophil: 34.70, lymphocyte: 59; RDW: 15
Means nothing: These fluctuate wildly hour-to-hour. Unless they are way out of reference range, they mean nothing as long as all the cells appear basically normal. ...Read more
Low white cells: Neutrophils are a type of white blood cell; the type that is most involved in fighting infection. Various processes can cause low neurtrophil counts: anemias, blood loss, recent infections, now resolved, and blood dyscrasias, and leukemias. Discuss with your pHYSICIAN ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Allergic Rxn, error,: Neutrophils are normally 45-74% in a count of wbc's while eosinophils are normally 0-7%. You might have a high count from an allergic reaction to something or it might be that some neutrophils might have been mistaken for eosinophils. Either way, this does not seem abnormal enough to indicate an underlying disorder. A repeat count would be advised. See your doctor. ...Read more
It depends: One cannot look just at lynphocyte and neutrophil percentages. It must be interpreted in the context of the total white blood cell count. ...Read more
If a 3 year old has low absolute monocytes (0.3) and low neutrophil % (28.3) what does it mean? Do I need a follow up?
It depends: It depends on the clinical picture and why the test was done. For monocytes usually, one low count is not medically significant. Same for neutrophils. What does matter is the pattern and direction of the trend. So yes check in with you child's pediatrician to assess the significance of these results for your child. ...Read more
What does elevated mchc 35.3 elevated lymphocytes abs 5.56 and lymphocytes percent 54.00 with low neutrophil percent 35.7 mean?
Need values: 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, it would help to have the actual values of these tests. The values may still be in the normal range though at the extremes of normal values. ...Read more
High neutrophil (90) and low lymphocytes during my 7 month of pregnancy what does it mean? Do I need to worry?
Do not worry: Normal pregnancy is associated with a rise in the percentage of neutrophils (and thus a decreased percentage of lymphocytes). Since your neutrophilia has been present throughout your pregnancy it is most likely physiologic. One must wonder about an infectious cause and if you have been having fever or signs of a urinary tract infection, please see your obstetrician. If not, relax. ...Read more
I am wondering what having a high % neutrophil count with a low % lymphocyte count means as every time I have a CBC done it shows this.
Absolute counts?: If both the absolute neutrophil count and the absolute lymphocyte count are within normal range, simply forget about it. It's you. Trust you are HIV negative. If the absolute lymphocyte count is below 1000, or the absolute neutrophil count consistently above 10000, a hematology consult might be in order. Glad you are proactive; best wishes. ...Read more
My wbc, rbc, hgb is ok, my gra% is 46.5 (low)rdw 16.2 (high) neutrophil 42%, lymphocite 48%, monocite 6%.I have flactuating temperature. What does it mean?
Speak to your MD: Theses values must be placed into context with all your symptoms and physical findings. ...Read more
My prick test of dust allergy is positive and my IgE level is 498 and lymphocyte low 38.2 and neutrophil high 42.3 what does mean?
There is a differenc: If the 42.3 and 38.2 are percents of your total white blood cell (WBC) count they're fine. What did your board certified allergist tell you? If you didn't see one that's why you should have. Doing or ordering a test is technical, appropriate interpretation, explanation, and treatment is the extensively taught, practiced and honed skill of a specialist. ...Read more
18m/o with high platelet (652), high mono, low neutrophil, high retic and high tsh? What do these mean?
Many possibilities: I don't know of a way to put all of those things together into 1 disorder. A high TSH implies that the thyroid level is low, but this needs to be checked as well as repeating the tsh. The other blood count abnormalities could be due to many possibilities. You would need to see a hematologist about it. ...Read more
What do both high red and white blood count levels along with low MCH levels and high absolute Neutrophil levels mean on a CBC lab test?
Can't tell: Without more information. Discuss this with your physician to interpret how this fits with your symptoms, physical findings, known conditions, etc. Good luck1 ...Read more
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