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Why Referred To Hematologist
Risk factors: A hematologist will likely discuss with you your risk factors for dvt- birth control, smoking, family history. ...They will probably also do some blood tests to check for genetic or acquired conditions that can increase your tendency to develop blood clots. Finally, they will discuss with you how long you will need to continue the blood thinners that have likely been prescribed for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My son is being referred to a Hematologist. He has low RBCs and low Reticulyte count after 2weeks of iron drops. Should I be worried?
Depends: on what the problem is. Hematology deals with diseases of the blood, so if there is too much or too little of the blood components (red cells/white cells/platelets) then a hematologist may be consulted. Oncology deals with cancer, so if someone has cancer part of the cancer "team" consists of an oncologist. It's best to consult the heme/onc specialist early on in the disease. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a creatinine/protein ratio of 1273 & protein of 823 in 3 electropherus tests & referred to hematologist what does this mean?
Referral: The best person to ask is the physician (P) who referred you to the hematologist, as the P knows you best of all. I would image that the electrophoresis results suggested that you may have multiple myeloma and as I do not have all the pertinent lab data, I cannot be sure of that. Please call you P and direct your attention to her, as she knows you best of all. ...Read more
I recently be diagnosed with a very low blood factor 8. I have been referred th a hematologist, but that takes time. What does a low factor 8 mean?
Hemophilia A: This is "classic hemophilia" caused by low levels of factor 8 which is a protein responsible for clotting of blood. There are many different levels of deficiencies of this factor, and treatments for each. The hematologist will be able to discuss these in detail with you. Good luck. ...Read more
My WBC have been climbing since august. It's over 15, 000 and was referred to hematologist. What should I expect with my first visit?
Can i see an oncologist/hematologist with suspicion of lymphoma or do I have to be referred by gp?
Suspicion?: "have to" is more likely an insurance question rather than a medical q. Having your gp talk to an oncologist is the easiest solution. Lymphadenopathy (lad) has many potential causes -- eg see table 3 - lad a-z. "lymphadenopathy" habermann & steensma - http://www.Matheny.Info/files/habermann_mayo_clin_proc_2000_75_723.Pdf - usually a DX is made before seeing oncologist with an excisional biopsy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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