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What is hct in blood test telling you?

What is hct in blood test telling you?

Oxygen carrying: Capacity. Hematocrit refers to the volume of red cells in blood. A hct of 40 means that 40% of the blood volume is made up by red cells. Hct is usually three time the level of hemoglobin. ...Read more

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What is hct in a blood test compared to RBC value?

What is hct in a blood test compared to RBC value?

Similar: Red cell count and hematocrit are related. Normal red cells count is around 5 million and hematocrit (the volume of red cells as a percentage of blood volume) is about 45. See this site for more info.http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/complete-blood-count-cbc. ...Read more

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Is an hct 44.2 a high blood test result ?

Is an hct 44.2 a high blood test result ?

Not really: Hematocrit of 44.2 is a bit high for most women but you may have been a bit dehydrated. You have mouth ulcers and are taking methotrexate, thus must be under the close care of a physician. If he/she isn't worried, i would not be either. ...Read more

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My 2 years old son's blood test abnormal results for hct is 36.0 & chcm is 30.9 & % neut is 32.4 & %lymph is 58.6 ; is there any matter on his health?

My 2 years old son's blood test abnormal results for hct is 36.0 & chcm is 30.9 & % neut is 32.4 & %lymph is 58.6 ; is there any matter on his health?

See below: 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. The complete report is needed for meaningful evaluation. Please ask your doctor if your son's cough could be whooping cough. ...Read more

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Im taking Diovan (valsartan) hct and metformin they did a blood test and it came a little high on the liver what do you think it can be?

Im taking Diovan (valsartan) hct and metformin they did a blood test and it came a little high on the liver what do you think it can be?

Fatty Liver?: Many people with diabetes or pre-diabetes have high liver proteins (ast & alt) due to metabolic problems resulting in fat being deposited in the liver resulting in inflammation. Weight loss and a low-carb diet may be helpful in stopping this. Your doctor may also want to check if the high liver proteins are caused by either of your medications. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me do I have problems wtih my blood test. Hb - 166, RBC - 5.75 , WBC - 8.0 hct - 0.516 PLT -218 i think this is low for plt? Age 20

Can someone tell me do I have problems wtih my blood test. Hb - 166, RBC - 5.75 , WBC - 8.0 hct - 0.516 PLT -218 i think this is low for plt? Age 20

Don't do this: You're almost a grown man. I'm going to assume that hemoglobin is 16.6 g/dl, hematocrit 51% platelets 218, 000 in the units that most of us use. There are fine. There's no need for you to obsess over labs like this. Relax, and be thankful for good health. ...Read more

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Blood test a month ago rbc: 4, 8; hgb:14, hct: 42%. New results: RBC 4.57, hgb:13.7, hct: 39, 8%.Is these values still normal or what means?Wbc normal

Blood test a month ago rbc: 4, 8; hgb:14, hct: 42%. New results: RBC 4.57, hgb:13.7, hct: 39, 8%.Is these values still normal or what means?Wbc normal

These are normal: These values are in the normal range. You need to know more about what your complete blood counts(cbc) should be like, normally. This will include, hemoglobin or hb (do not worry about number of red cells(rbc) as this is reflected in your hb). Wbc is : white blood cells and platelets are the third element in the cbc. ...Read more

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My blood hct came back at 55.4%. Hbg 18.4 my brother and father had polycythemia vera. Am i at risk at that level. Blood test was for severe hbp.

My blood hct came back at 55.4%. Hbg 18.4 my brother and father had polycythemia vera. Am i at risk at that level. Blood test was for severe hbp.

Yes: Yes that is an abnormally high hemoglobin level. If this is something that runs in your family you should be seen by a hematologist for more detailed testing of your blood to establish the diagnosis. ...Read more