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What Is Neuts In Blood Test
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?
A blood test showed that I have high red and white cells and low lymph high neut. Could this be a sign of leukemia?
I have had a CBC ga blood test and all ranges are within normal limits except my neut# is 6.1, what does that mean?
Normal: Your test results are with in normal range. ...Read more
I am a 36 year old female. I have enlarged spleen. Blood test shows neut at 70.1 and lymphs 19.3. Last year it was neut 55.6 and lymp 33.2.
How do you FEEL?: Spleens come in different sizes. It's common for folks to have one bigger than 1000 gm and we never find the cause. Ignore your CBC results unless there are abnormal cells or the absolute counts are quite far from the reference range. The values fluctuate wildly even hour by hour. If you feel good, be glad for good health and stop worrying. ...Read more
These came up abnormal in blood test, could someone help? MPV 6.3fl %NEUT 42% %LYMPH 47% %GRA 43.6% MCHC 294 g/l Direct bilirubin 5.48 umol/L
Numbers are numbers: The rest of the story is needed, such as WHY did a person go to the doctor, and WHY were the blood tests done? Numbers often have no meaning without hearing the rest of the story. One's regular doctor, who knows what the person's symptoms were, why a blood test was ordered, and who has examined the patient, can be helpful here. Otherwise, these numbers are just numbers. ...Read more
5yr old has high hgb, hct, Mcv, neut & low lymp, creatine, alp on blood test norm glucose on blood but urine glucose high. Keeps having fevers?
Urine glucose?: Positive Urine Glucose is never normal. But you mention normal serum glucose? Keep in touch with the ordering physician and followup on this. Hard to say much about fever as there is so much more to know about it. Duration? Sore throat or other associated symptoms? Rash? Ill appearance? Contacts with illness? We might be able to point you in the right direction with a Prime Visit. ...Read more
Do I have leukemia with blood test results of WBC 14.6, neutrophil 81, lymphocytes 11.7 abs neut. 11.8 eosin 0.5?
Probably Not: Julia, to know for sure a pathologist should look at your peripheral blood smear and determine if any atypical lymphocytes or blasts are present. Usually an impedance CBC (coulter) machine flags a blood smear for atypical cells for review by pathologist. At that time, if atypical lymphocytes or blasts are present, flow cytometry of your blood may need to be performed. Dr Hilliard ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
6 yr old blood test results show high mcv, high neuts, high WBC and low lymphs. Only symptom is swollen gland on back left of neck and fatigued easily?
See below: Without more information, it is impossible to speculate further. Talk to your doctor and ask specifics about what the tests mean to the physician. ...Read more
Antibodies: Ab is a common abbreviation for antibody. This is a very broad area, so it is difficult to know the answer without more context-- it could be looking for antibodies to blood groups, to a possible current or prior infection, or possibly to some sort of specific antigen in your own body, an "auto-antibody". ...Read more
Renal dysfunction: Generally this abbreviation stands for urea and electrolytes and may be used to help assess patients with impaired kidney function. It measures urea levels in the blood along with sodium, potassium, chloride, bicarbonate, (sodium bicarbonate) and depending on the laboratory, serum creatinine with an estimate of creatinine clearance. ...Read more
One of the tests for: Allergy. People with allergies and parasitic infestations may have elevated ige level. 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
RBC size: Mcv stands for mean cell volume and measures the size of a red cell. Small size can be due to iron deficiency or various inhereted kinds of anemias most commonly. Large red cells are seen with B12 deficiency, Folic Acid deficiency, alcohol abuse, liver disease, some drugs, hypothyroidism, and many kinds of bone marrow problems. Mcv is used to help find the cause of anemia. ...Read more