What does high red blood cells mean?

A lot. Could mean dehydration, sometimes can signify a myeloproliferative disorder. Also if the hemoglobin is low and the rbcs are high, could mean there is a blood disorder called thalassemia. Either way, it should be evaluated. Hope this helps.

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What does a high red blood cell count mean?

How high? Thalassemia may be associated with high RBC count to make up for the small size of RBCs. For polycythemia, you may consult this site: http://www.medicinenet.com/polycythemia_high_red_blood_cell_count/article.htm. Read more...

What does having low MCV high red blood cells with abnormal morphology with low neutrophils and high lymphocytes counts mean?

Thalassemia? Low MCV (small sized) red cells with increased number of rbcs is most commonly seen with thalassemia, an inherited hemoglobin abnormality, but it is not associated with low neutrophils. Not all low neutrophil counts are significant, as normal varies with ethnic background. Infections can cause temporary low neutrophils. See a hematologist to sort this out. Read more...

What does it mean to have high levels of red blood cells?

Too many RBCs. You may have acondition known as polycythemia vera. To need to be seen and evaluated by a hemotologist. Read more...

What does it mean when you have high white and red blood cells at the same time?

High WBCs and RBCs. If you're talking about high wbcs and rbcs in the urine, this may signal a urinary tract infection. In the blood, i would wonder if the person is dehydrated (volume depleted). A high WBC count can go along with infection, of course. Lgromkomd. Read more...