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Is 5.0 a low blood count?

It's on the low side. But falls within the normative range for an adult. Total WBC count is not necessarily the most important or informative parameter to focus on. There are several different types of white blood cell, each with unique functionality, that in combination comprise the totality of our cellular immune response. Each cell type has a normal range. More important is the infection history of the patient. Read more...

Tell me symptoms of a low blood count?

Depends on. What cell count is low. Low red blood cell count may cause weakness, pallor, shortness of breath and in severe cases heart failure. Low white cell count may make the person prone to infections. Low platelet count causes bleeding in skin and mucus membranes. Read more...

What is the cause of a low blood count?

Many causes. This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Read more...

I have a low blood count of 10.1 how serious is it?

Test results. You probably mean the hemoglobin level though you do not explicitly say so. You are an adult woman and bleed every month. The most likely cause of low hemoglobin levels is low iron intake. There are many other reasons but cannot discuss them in 400 spaces. Can make a virtual consult. Read more...

I have pain in my left lower adobom for two weeks and have a low blood count what could this be? I am a 55 year old male with treated high blood presher

I . I do not know the cause of your left, lower abdominal pain. I do recommend this be evaluated. Have you had problems with loose bowel movements? Any black, sticky, malodorous bowel movements? Any fevers? If you have the later two issues with this left sided abdominal pain, would get seen right away to ensure that you don't have an infection in your large intestine or that you don't have gastrointestinal bleeding. Read more...

How much alcohol can cause a low blood count?

Unclear question. Chronic use of alcohol can decrease blood count. Different people respond differently. If your blood count is low due to drinking, you are drinking way too much! Read more...

Why see a hemotologist for a low blood count in men?

Answer differs, Depending on which count you are talking about, but the common feature in all cases is that the count should not be outside a normal range. There is not adequate space here to discuss all the possibilities. If you can be more specific about the abnormality we can be more helpful with our responses. You should seek an explanation for your count abnormalities with your dr. Good luck. Read more...