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What does an elevated monocyte count mean?

What does an elevated monocyte count mean?

Can be mononucleosus: Monocytes become elevated when the immune system needs to produce more antibodies to handle the intracellular invading agents.. Mononucleosis is caused by the epstein bar virus which can live within the nucleus and cytoplasm of the cell and suppresses the immune system, and can only be controlled by antibodies made by intracellular monocytes. The monocytes will be elevated as part of the WBC coun. ...Read more

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Liver (Definition)

This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more


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What does an elevatated monocytes count indicate?

What does an elevatated monocytes count indicate?

Is it really?: The WBC differential usually reports the percentage of each type of WBC that is in the blood, not necessarily the absolute number. This can be calculated by multiplying the WBC count by the percentage. Abnormal percentages aren't really relevant; it is the absolute number that is important. Many labs are now reporting that as well; if the absolute number is normal, nothing to worry about! ...Read more

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What does an elevated rbc and wbc count mean on labwork?

What does an elevated rbc and wbc count mean on labwork?

Lab Results: Taken alone they don't really mean much. How elevated are they? What are other lab values? What signs and symptoms do you have? You need to ask this of the person that ordered their test. It might just indicate that more lab work needs to be done to determine IF there is anything wrong. Talk to your medical provider! ...Read more

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What does an elevated creatinine mean?

What does an elevated creatinine mean?

?kidney disease: Acute elevation can be due to acute kidney injury, rhabdomyolysis( muscle breakdown), some drugs like trimethoprim may interfere with creatinine excretion and may elevate. Chronic elevation can be due to chronic kidney disease. ...Read more

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What does an increased platelets count mean?

What does an increased platelets count mean?

Context: The most common cause is iron deficiency, no one knows why. They may go up some after infection, trauma, childbirth or surgery. More worrisome and higher counts occur in diseases is as essential thrombocythemia, a blood disease that is fairly easy to manage in most cases. ...Read more

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What does an elevated white blood cell count mean?

What does an elevated white blood cell count mean?

Elevated White Count: It all depends on how elevated the results are, but in general this represents a concurrent bacterial infection. ...Read more

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What does elevated WBC and platelets means?

What does elevated WBC and platelets means?

Many things: Elevated WBC can be due to many different reasons as can the increase in platelets. I recommend that you see a hematologist so that the abnormalities can be evaluated, worked-up and a diagnosis determined. ...Read more

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What does an elevated ALT test indicate?

What does an elevated ALT test indicate?

Liver inflammation: It usually indicates some degree of liver inflammation or damage. The alt can also be elevated in diseases of the muscles. ...Read more

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Elevated hgb what does it mean?

Elevated hgb what does it mean?

Several causes: There are several causes including primary ones such as polycythemia and secondary ones such as heart or lung disease. See a hematologist. ...Read more

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What does an elevated monos pct mean?

What does an elevated monos pct mean?

CBC: I believe this may mean monocyte percent. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have an elevated white blood cell count during an exam?

What does it mean to have an elevated white blood cell count during an exam?

Infection: Leukocytosis is a cardinal sign for occult infection but it can also be seen in situations of severe stress and in smokers. It requires investigation and follow up. The type of white cell elevation can give further clues as to the probable cause. ...Read more

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Liver count if sgpt 8 what does that mean?

Liver count if sgpt 8 what does that mean?

Nothing: A SGPT below the reference range in someone who is obviously not gravely sick is never a problem. ...Read more

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What does an elevated lipase and amylase mean?

What does an elevated lipase and amylase mean?

Can be pancreas infl: Amylase: enzyme made by pancreas and salivary glands. Elevation can be seen with pancreatitis, mumps, vomiting/bulimia sometimes with other GI (gallbladder, ulcer), gyn issues. Lipase is a somewhat more specific pancreatic enzyme. Mild elevations non specific, very high more specific marker of pancreatic inflammation. Kidney disease screws up the values. Incr. In cystic fibrosis, celiac, . ...Read more

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What does elevated granulocytes mean?

What does  elevated granulocytes  mean?

Toxicity: Usually granulocytes are from allergy or toxicity of some kind. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your liver enzymes are elevated high?

What does it mean if your liver enzymes are elevated high?

Find the cause: Repeating them when the person is off alcohol and unnecessary medications is often the best plan. If they're still up, you'll get a workup for hepatitis b and c, hemochromatosis, wilson's and maybe a few others. If you're clear of these, think about getting back into serious aerobic fitness. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What does elevated RDW indicate?

What does elevated RDW indicate?

Non-specific: Variation in red cell size can be due to many reasons, e.g., iron deficiency, hemolytic anemia, folate (folic acid) and/or B12 deficiency. 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. ...Read more

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What does elevated immunoglobulin a mean?

What does elevated immunoglobulin a mean?

It depends: There are several types of immunoglobulin, igg, iga, IgM and ige. Having a "high" level of each of them could mean different things. It is also important to know if it is a "high" overall level, or a "high" level of a specific kind of igg, iga, igm, or ige. In general, a high ige means "allergy". High igg/a/m can mean different things depending on their specificity (total or specific). ...Read more

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What does a high monocyte count indicate?

What does a high monocyte count indicate?

It is not specific.: Increased monocytes may be caused by many different disorders. The most common causes are infection and recovery from neutropenia (low neutrophils in the blood). Other causes include collagen vascular diseases, ulcerative colitis, sprue, sarcoidosis and hematologic diseases. ...Read more