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2 1 5 hours ago
I have a friend in the hospital that has a blood infection cause ?? has been in hospital for 2 weeks and was recovering slowly and just got a hemeglobin test of 6.1. He has had dialysis at least 3x but none this weekend. What would cause the drop in hemegobin?
2 1 2 days ago
I have had decreasing levels of platelets for several years. Testing has ruled out lupus. My last level was 35,000. The bruising I am experiencing is getting out of hand. I take 1 81 mg aspirin a day. I see a RA doctor and not much happening. My bloodwork has always been off. What should I do?
2 1 4 days ago
I am looking for help for a friend who was exposed to chemicals and has lived with low t-cell counts for years. The count went down to 0 several years ago and was taken somewhere in Texas to be infused with a synthetic T-cell. It s very expensive and a long way from Ohio. How can I find any...
2 1 4 days ago
thanks. I am in fifth decade of hemodialysis. broke hip 2012, had bad cdif after they gave me cephalexin ost surgery, albumin dropped from 4.8 to 4 and 3.9. about 3 months ago alb. dropped to 3.6 then 3.3. they gave me novasource renal, 3 per wk., alb back to 3.6. I also have sec. amyloidosis....
2 1 5 days ago
My mother is 81 and have been taking the procrit injections for about six months and it doesn t appear that the injections have changed her red blood cells at all along with the cost of these shots there has been no change actually her count is going down I am not sure if she needs to continue...
2 1 5 days ago
I have been go-to my dr. for the last eight weeks . My blood levels are as of today 7.3 . Eight weeks ago they were the same dr sent me to Dr for blood transfusion. At that time time we dr said levels there were 8 so no transfusion sent me home. Saw my dr 4weeks later levels did stay aT 8 but he...
2 1 Sat, 7 Jul 2018
I was just released from the hospital with C diff and congestive heart failure for one month. my magnesium level was checked by blood testing every day. It was constantly low, and I needed to have one, sometimes two bags of magnesium sulfate almost daily. Now I am home, and had blood checked two...
2 1 Mon, 2 Jul 2018
Hi Doc, quick question. Went for blood work and my white count was high 11.1 and my eos(absolute) was 0.5. I am 54 female 5 7 225 lbs smoker. I am currently on blood pressure medication and lipitor. Also have an inhaler that I rarely use -due to the fact that I forget to use it. Also have a...
2 1 Mon, 2 Jul 2018
i have leukemia white blood cont hunderd 20 thousand on oxycondone 10mg what is next mg am 63 open heart 3 by pass at ones an stint week later, flat liner all i would like to do is try med canbis state whant help in ky not to say other med prombles I HURT 24 ..7 YES I TRYED TREATMEANT LIKE TO...
3 2 Mon, 2 Jul 2018
Hi my name is Jerry I m interested in I was just trying to get some information about a blood transfer my sister is anemic and diabetic at the same time and I was just wondering she s pale and she can t hardly keep anything down but she also has gallbladder issues and the hospital keeps on...
2 1 Fri, 29 Jun 2018
Yesterday I came into contact with the blood of a student at work. I washed my hands thoroughly but there is a good chance I got some on my cardigan sleeve and also my handbag (both of which are black so I cant know for sure). I washed the cardigan in the washing machine with a benzalkonium...
3 2 Thu, 28 Jun 2018
Hi, I am a male 64 years old, 285 pounds, I have Low testosterone 2, low hemoglobin 7.4, Adema, high blood pressure medication, we heart, we kidneys 2.6, was on cholesterol medicine and diabetes medicine, was in the hospital for congestive heart failure her and low hemoglobin, doctors do not know...
2 1 Thu, 28 Jun 2018
MY mother was having food poisoning and had numerous vomiting a week back , after that her tummy was not clean for last 6 days , doc diagnosed obstructions in X-ray report have given medicine thru nose after which tummy was clean yesterday, but her TLC was quite high 21000. Can u suggest further
2 1 Thu, 28 Jun 2018
I had a CBC done along with my annual physical, and my absolute monocyte count was 870, monocytes were at 14%. I have a family history of CML and AML so this is a bit alarming to me. I did, however, have an upper respiratory cold with a mild fever at the time of the test. Could this be the cause...
2 1 Wed, 27 Jun 2018
My blood calcium has run between 11.4 and 10.4 for about 6 years. It has been 10.4 to 10.8 for the last 3 years. Scans showed no parathyroid tumors. All other tests are ok. I do have type 2 diabetes. Last A1c was 6.5 And has been below 7 for the last 5 years. Should I be worried that my doctor...
2 1 Wed, 27 Jun 2018
My husband has a white blood cell count that has been creeping up thru the years. It is around 23,000 now I think. He finally got a bone marrow test and we are awaiting the results. I noticed he has a nasty toe nail fungi’s on his big toe. He is also type 2 diabetes. Could this be helping that...
2 1 Wed, 27 Jun 2018
I started with a surface vein blood clot in my leg. that has since cleared up. the pain is finally gone. During this process My blood was tested and am found out to have Anemia. This far I have had a colonoscopy/Endoscopy/CT scan each one of these tests has come back clear. I should tell you I...
2 1 Wed, 27 Jun 2018
My 45 year old son was told today that he has a 2.5 white blood cell count, he s dehydrated and profusely sweating. In December they told him he had Bronchitis, about 2 weeks ago March Pneumonia with the left lung at 25% fluid based on an x-ray, now today the flu. He has red spots on his body....
2 1 Wed, 27 Jun 2018
My brother-in-law is in the hospital. His bilirubin, creatinine and WBC is really elevated. He also has a lot of pain and jaundice. What could this be? Please help. They have already ruled out Hepatitis and Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis. Also, he doesn t have a gallbladder.
2 1 Wed, 27 Jun 2018
Hi my mom’s ferritin level is sky high. It was 930 one month ago and we just rechecked it and it was 937. She used to take iron supplements everyday and she stopped taking it after the first ferritin level. Im wondering why did it go up by 7 even though she stopped taking iron supplements. Other...
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