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What Is A Normal Red Blood Count
Hemoglobin 12-16: There is more than one way to measure red cells. The most meaningful is hemogllbin level, and should be 11.5 - 15 or so in a woman, and 13.7 - 16.7 in men. The actual range varies with each lab and instrument used to measure. An older way of measuring, hematocrit is about 3 times the hemoglobin. The actual red cell count is usually 5, 000, 000, but doesn't carry as much information as hemoglobin. ...Read more
Umbilical hernia. Surgery on Tues. No redness, but very painful. Lactic acid and blood count was normal. Haven't had bowel movemnt in over 24 hrs. ER?
Call your surgeon: Does not sound bad, but if your are concerned, call your doctor to get specific recommendations. ...Read more
Red blood cell counts are measured as million/microliter)m/ul
the normal range for a woman is 4.5 to 5.4 m/ul
your blood value is on the just below normal range, but would not necessarily require heroic measures to improve (for example a blood transfusion). ...Read more
My red blood count is 2, white blood count is 4.4, hemoglobin is 7.8, was 5 in in august, what can be done to get it back to normal?
Wow: Those numbers are not good at all - you need to see a hematologist ASAP!!!! ...Read more
Can not be high&low:
Your red blood cell can not be high and low at the same time. Normal values for males 4.7to6.1 millions/mcl and for women it is 4.2to5.7millions/mcl
causes of high rbcs1 cigarette smoking, 2dehydration3polycythemia vera4congenital heart disease5low blood oxygen level6kidney tumor7pulmonary fibrosis&corpulmonale
causes of low rbcs
1anemia2bone marrow failure3bleeding4leukemia&mm4iron, b12, and defecien. ...Read more
Normal ranges: Each lab must establish their own normal range for the tests they offer, so there can be some variation between labs. In general, platelets run between 150000-450000/ml WBCs between 3, 5000-105000/ml, and RBCs between 3.9-5.0 million/mL. The rbc count is lower for women than for men due to the impact of menstruation. ...Read more
My Platelet count is 116 while the normal range is 140-200. My Red Blood Count is 5.31 and normal range is 3.8 - 5.10. What does all this mean??
Blood tests: There are a few diseases that leap out from blood tests. Most of the time, however, blood tests don't tell the doctor much on their own. These results fall into the second group, not very specific. Would review with your internist with more history and physical details. Best of luck. ...Read more
White blood count: 5.5, red blood count, 4.99. Are these normal values? Is 5.5 considered low? (doc said range is 4.0-11.0) all other labs normal.
Yes normal: But it is a comparative value not a fixed one. To be perfect have to be compared with previous values. ...Read more
I was wondering how I could have a low red blood count (rbc) but a normal hemoglobin and hematocrit?
No!: They all go together unless you have very small sized red cells in which case you can be anemic but the red blood cell count may still be normal... As in a conditiona called thalasemia. ...Read more
Hello, im feeling a little dizzy. My hands are very red. Blood count:wbc:11000; neutrophils:67%, lynphocytes:23%. Are these values considered normal? Txs
Telmisartan can cause all what you are complaining of leucocytosis, allergy in the hands ask your doctor to change it for you
your WBC differential is normal do not worry
there is no illness just medication allergy. ...Read more
Low C3 level, low hct, little low red blood count, everything else is normal (c4, iga, igb, igm, esr, ssa, ssb, ana, urinalysis) what could this be?
Why the tests?: You need to give some history on yourself since no lab test can truly diagnose a disease. Anemia appears to be the most important issue and with the low C3, you may possibly have an autoimmune type of hemolytic anemia. However this is an open issue and you should consult a hematologist to do further testing. ...Read more
Echo 6mnths ago fine, ctangio in november fine. New echo concluded "possibly fistula".No fever, urine normal but lower volume, ekgnormal, blood count normal, red hands. Cud it be endocarditis? Txs a lot
Need to find the: Cause first. How do you know that you your blood count is low? You doctor who ordered the initial test should be in the best position to describe as s/he is likely to have the additional information needed to ascertain the cause of low blood count. In general eating a balanced diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts and low in saturated fats, no tobacco. Supplements may be needed. ...Read more
High RBC: A high rbc count is usually more 5.72 million rbc/ mcl for men & 5.03 million / mcl for women. Although different doctors may vary in their thoughts on exact numbers. ...Read more
Depends on numbers: Erythrocytes (red blood cells) carry oxygen in the blood. If the number of rbcs is decreased, then the patient is anemic. If the number of rbcs is increased then the patient is polycythemic. Anemia (too few cells) is more common and can be caused by iron deficiency among other things. I would need more information to be more specific for you. Ask your doctor about your rbc count. ...Read more
Symptoms?: Without knowing why he got his blood counts checked and what those numbers actually are, it is difficult to know what it means. Your white blood cell count can be elevated when you are fighting an infection (either viral or bacterial). The higher red blood cell count (i would be more worried if this were low) could be due to dehydration (among other things). ...Read more
How high and why?: Diet is not likely to affect your RBC count unless you become deficient in iron, folic acid and B12. You need to consult a doctor to see if your RBC count is abnormally elevated, If it is abnormally elevated then it would need to be investigated for cause and proper treatment. ...Read more
I, ve been on tegreto; 600-800 mg for 8 years for mood stabilization. White and red blood count fine. When could I start developing blood problems?
Tegretol: At this maintenance dose & for that long of time, you should be fine. Your doctor can monitor your blood on regular basis. ...Read more