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Skin rashes on face, body, child, blood test reports normal - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi,
Doctor :   Dr Raju here
User :   Hi
Doctor :   Let me read the reports
User :   I have 23 month son and he is having some kind of reddish rash on his face/body else his behaviour is normal no fever and vometing etc.... so we have done blood test
User :   HAEMOGLOBIN : L 10.70 gms / dl 11.0 - 15.0 RBC COUNT : 4.75 mill/cu mm 3.0 - 5.1 HAEMATOCRIT (PCV) : L 31.9 % 33 - 43 MCV : L 67.16 fl 76 - 79 MCH : L 22.53 Pg 26.0 - 30.0 MCHC : 33.54 g% 31.0 - 37.0 RDW : 13.9 % 11.6 - 14.6 MPV : 9.3 fl 6.8 - 12.6 WBC COUNT : 8200 /cu mm. 4000 - 11000 DIFFERENTIAL COUNT NEUTROPHILS : 38 % 30.0 - 62.0 LYMPHOCYTES : H 58 % 45 - 55 EOSINOPHILS : 02 % 0 -6 MONOCYTES : 02 % 0 - 8 BASOPHILS : 00 % 0 - 1 PLATELETS : 345000 /cu mm 150000 - 400000 PERIPHERAL SMEAR EXAMINATION RBC MORPHOLOGY : Mild hypochromia, microcytes + PLATELETS : Adequate P.B.S FOR PARASITES : Malarial Parasites Not Seen ESR (Westergren Method) AT END OF 1HR. : 10 mm Male : 0 - 9 Female : 0 - 20 (TEST DONE ON FULLY AUTOMATED HAEMATOLOGY ANALYSER, BC-3000plus, MINDRAY, except differential WBC count) Investigation Result Units Reference Range SERUM ALKALINE PHOSPHATASE : 756 IU/lit Upto 15 yrs :
User :   Hemogobin /MCV/MCH/PCV showing Low AND Lymphocytes showing -High and also alkalyn phosphate showing little bit high ?
Doctor :   The reports are not seriously abnormal
User :   My question is it is just a Iron defeciancy and beacuse that geeting rash or anything need to worry ?
Doctor :   The readings are variable and fluctuate depending on the child's nutrition status
User :   means
Doctor :   Need not worry about the readings being mildly low
Doctor :   No , I do not suspect any such serious illnesses based on the reports
User :   the majot like lukemia ,anemia ,liver problem etc.... not showing right ?
User :   what you say it is just Iron defeciancy ?
Doctor :   Yes, its a nutritional glitch and the reports can get better if the iron rich foods are incorporated in his diet
Doctor :   Hence need not worry about the reports
User :   ?
Doctor :   I meant the low readings could be due to vitamin and iron deficiency
User :   so definately no woory about major illness right
Doctor :   and improving the nutrition by giving good foods like vegetables and green leafy veg will solve this
User :   then why reddish bumps and little swelling ?
Doctor :   No , the reddish bumps may not be due to iron defeciency
User :   it could be beaucse of low iron ?
Doctor :   May i know since when he has the rashes?
Doctor :   No , the reports do not show any serious liver or blood related problems
User :   the report don't show any symtoms lukemia .liver problem ?
User :   last 15 days
User :   but is is not everyday
Doctor :   Need not worry , the rashes could be as a result of reaction to some insect bite or a chemical irritant he comes into contact while playing
User :   it came and goes away
User :   he is playing well no ferver , vomiting etc....
Doctor :   Not at al
User :   then why on ither net when you put these type of reading then they show posibilities like major illness
Doctor :   I do not agree
Doctor :   Do not go behind such records
Doctor :   It need a doctor to analyze the reports correctly
User :   if on internet I put Serum alkalyn phosphet is little high and lympocyte high with these for low factor then they sjow reults like serios illenss
User :   ok
User :   it will be really helpfull
User :   I was so distourb
Doctor :   Need not worry , just concentrate on his nutrition and get the tests redone after a months you will witness the right thing
Doctor :   yes, right
User :   This low problem can be overcome with iron supliments and good food right
User :   just one last question
Doctor :   Well it is a complex idea
User :   when you can say that this report is serious if along with these low and high values ?
Doctor :   it needs knowledge about all the illnesses where the individual values vary
Doctor :   For example .. MCV reduced in vit B12 deficiency
User :   means
Doctor :   MCHC reduced in Iron deficiency
Doctor :   If both MCV and MCHC reduced to very critical level the we suspect blood loss due to any cause
Doctor :   But in your child the reports were boderline
User :   I want to know support along with these suppose rbc,wbc .rdw also varies low or high
Doctor :   they are not risky
User :   yes but is MCV is low right
Doctor :   mild adjustment in the diet will help
Doctor :   You are welcome
User :   ok thanks you very much
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