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32 weeks pregnant. WBC currently at 14. Full blood work up, all results negative except flow cytometry showing .01 for leukemia - what does this mean!

32 weeks pregnant. WBC currently at 14. Full blood work up, all results negative except flow cytometry showing .01 for leukemia - what does this mean!

Need to see actual: report. 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, pregnant women normally have higher WBC counts and your is in the normal range. ...Read more

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Leukemia (Definition)

Leukemia is a malignant hematologic neoplasm that originates in the bone marrow and represents a clonal proliferation of hematopoietic elements belonging to any of the myeloid, lymphoid, erythroid, and megakaryocytic lineages. Of note, other hematologic neoplasms like lymphoma or myeloma may demonstrate a leukemic phase without actually originating in the bone marrow ...Read more


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What could fab m0 mean with leukemia?

What could fab m0 mean with leukemia?

This is a very: Specific classification based on the french american british (fab) group. M0 is undifferentiated or "stem cell" leukemia. ...Read more

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White blood counts 12.7 and red blood counts 4.5, what does it means?Do I have leukemia?

White blood counts 12.7 and red blood counts 4.5, what does it means?Do I have leukemia?

VERY VERY UNLIKELY: One can say for sure that you can not diagnose leukemia based on these two tests normal white blood ceels count is 4.5 to 10000wbcs/mcl. Your count is slightly high which can be due to other conditions like infection and your red blood count 4.5 millions is normal.Normal values are 4.2to 5.4 milions cells/mcl also we do not know what differential count is and what the blood smear shows. Consult md. ...Read more

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I have 5/9 symptoms of acute leukemia should I be worried does this mean I have leukemia?

I have 5/9 symptoms of acute leukemia should I be worried  does this mean I have leukemia?

No guesswork here: There is no one symptom that can point to a definite diagnosis of acute leukemia. It is something that requires a simple blood test called CBC and differential count which can be run in any laboratory and the results can indicate if there is some abnormality that indicates a possiblity of leukemia which usually shows up in the blood but sometimes it requires bone marrow examinat for confirmation. ...Read more

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What could this mean? Alt of 111 N= 9-46Ab.Neut. 12,500 N=1500-7800WBC 15.0 N=3.8-10.8We are worried he has leukemia. Lost his insurance so no Dr.

What could this mean? Alt of 111 N= 9-46Ab.Neut. 12,500 N=1500-7800WBC 15.0 N=3.8-10.8We are worried he has leukemia.  Lost his insurance so no Dr.

Many causes: One high liver function and an elevated white blood count and neutrophil count does not mean leukemia. In a 29 year old an infection is much more likely. You would expect more changes in a CBC than this with leukemia. Who ordered the test and why? That would be the person best able to guide you. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What does having adult chronic leukemia mean?

Blood cancer: Leukemia is a cancer of the white blood cells and bone marrow is the site of the defect. Treatment and outcome depend on the type of leukemia and stage of the disease. Some leukemias may be curable with intensive therapy and may require bone marrow transplantation. ...Read more

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How do you get Leukemia? I mean like how can i prevent it?

How do you get Leukemia? I mean like how can i prevent it?

Link: here is a link to info. Can minimize certain risk factors like don't smoke and minimize radiation. http://www.medicinenet.com/leukemia/article.htm ...Read more

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What does it mean to have borderline leukemia blood results?

What does it mean to have borderline leukemia blood results?

???: I'm not sure what that means. I guess your blood work is inconclusive and the doc cannot make a definite diagnosis. Tell your doc to explain what he/she meant with that and more importantly what he/she wants to do about it. ...Read more

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When you are diagnosed with cronic neutropenia, does that mean it's a type of leukemia?

Not always: Neutropenia means low numbers of white blood cells. One of the many causes of neutropenia is bone marrow failure due to leukemia or a condition called myelodysplastic syndrome(mds). A good hematologist can check you and guide you to find the cause and a solution with proper treatment. ...Read more