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Would A Cbc Be Abnormal When Someone Has Lymphoma
Firm enlarged lump r/s of neck.Another on l/s of spine below skull.Intermittent night sweats.Extreme tiredness >6wks! is this lymphoma? Cbc normal
Share on twitter bookmark & share printer-friendly version a complete blood count (CBC) test measures the following: •the number of red blood cells (rbc count) •the number of white blood cells (wbc count) •the total amount of hemoglobin in the blood •the fraction of the blood composed of ...Read more
Nothing: As stated in prior response the lymphomas won't necessarily show in routine labs. Lypmphoma panalel may be more specific but if you have elargesd lymph nodes getting a ct scan of chest abdomin and pelvis and / or biosy is the better way to go than to "wait" until routine labs change it could be too late if a lymphoma is present to monitor by blood only. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If someone had lymphoma wouldn't their lymphocytes in CBC be abnormal or the t cells and b cells? Bc that's where the lymphoma originates isnt it?
Not always: The complete blood count (CBC) can be normal in lymphoma. Lymphoma may or may not be detectable in peripheral blood. The cancer may be limited to the lymph nodes and bone marrow. In some lymphomas the lymphoma cells can be found in the peripheral blood (a so called leukemic phase). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Likely for leukemia: Oftentimes leukemias can be picked up on routine CBC since it is a cancer of the blood and causes abnormal values of your red and white blood cells to appear. Lymphomas do not always affect the blood in a way that would be picked up on cbc. All leukemias however will not be picked up on routine CBC and CBC alone will not tell you what kind of leukemia specifically one might have. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does CBC is a reliable test and sure to detect if you have lymphoma or leukemia or sometimes CBC cannot detect this diseases?
CBC Utility: 1. Leukemia & lymphoma make up a huge and diverse number of different disease states. 2. These can be pre-symptomatic or advanced or in between. 3. The complete blood count (CBC) can be abnormal & there is NOT cancer (eg high WBC with UTI or pneumonia). 4. The CBC can be normal and a cancer is present. 5. Cancer diagnosis depends on many things. CBC may help along with more specialized tests. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Anemia is a sign of: Something causing lower red blood cells: blood loss, excessive destruction, or lack of production are possibilities. While the most common is blood loss from bleedig, the source must be found. Anemia may be a first sign of leukemia or lymphoma, but not very likely. Women lose blood menstrually. Oozing blood into GI tract is common. You doctor may work it up or send you to a heamtologist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Indolent means not growing or slow growing. It is quite common for this disease to remain stable for years. However, I would recommend regular follow up visits and labs (and Imaging studies as needed) since there is a 10% risk of transformation to a very aggressive lymphoma at any time. ...Read more
Yes: Lymphoma is a cancerous condition coming from lymphocytes, one type of white blood cells that protect your body from infection. Usually it arises from lymph glands or lymphoid tissues (tonsils, spleen etc) and rarely from non lymphoid tissue (bowels, thyroid). It would not cause change in blood count unless the bone marrow is involved and overwhelmed by the cancer cells which then will be stage iv. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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