Complete blood count

What is Complete blood count?

Complete blood count provides information about the kinds and numbers of cells in the blood, by counting the number of white and red blood cells and the number of platelets in 1 cubic millimeter of blood.

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I do not perspire, never have to blow my nose and have extremely dry eyes. I am a 67 year old lady and I am extremely uncomfortable with this internal heat. I would appreciate any help you can give me. Thank-you.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Get done complete blood count.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your question on Health Care Magic.
I can understand your concern.
In my opinion, you should get done complete blood count to rule out infection.
Infection is the common cause for fever and feeling of heat.
So get done...

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Can a diagnosis of a hernia be determined by a complete blood count?

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Brief Answer:
Considerations

Detailed Answer:
Hello and thank you for sending the question.

I did review the complete blood count result which you uploaded. This does appear to be a completely normal blood count with no significant concerns.

Regarding hernia, A complete blood count is not...

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My son keeps getting this red dots broken capillaries on his palate. They last about a day or two. Most of the time the same spot. He has no other symptoms with it but it does give him some discomfort but keeps eating and drinking fine. Doctors have seen him multiple times and would say viral but it has happened more them 6 times. Dentist have said looks like he might be doing ot to himself what is your opinion on it? Worried since ai havent obtain a clear answer to it.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Most likely to be due to viral infection.

Detailed Answer:
Hi, dear
I have gone through your question.
I can understand your concern.

He may have some viral infection like infectious mononucleosis, scarlet fever or other cause like thrombocytopenia or rarely leukemia.

He should go...

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What does the following blood test report indicate?

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Brief Answer:
The complete blood count report posted is within normal range.

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Thanks for posting your query on HealthcareMagic.
The report posted by you is that of complete blood count showing hemoglobin, red blood cell parameters, white blood cells count, differential...

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My ESR level is :50mm please tell me what it means,why ESR level increase,how i can decrease the level of ESR.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
You should find the cause of high esr.

Detailed Answer:
Hi, dear
I have gone through your question. I can understand your concern.
You have high esr.
There are many causes of high esr.
Tuberculosis, infection, anemia, autoimmune disease, paraprotienemia, malignancies all can...

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My heart is beating very hard -- I can feel it all through my chest and it hurts. My blood pressure is ok. I don't have much of an appetite and have lost 20 pounds recently without trying. My heart has been doing this for a few months now.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
needs investigations

Detailed Answer:
HI, thanks for using healthcare magic

It is understandable to be concerned.

Irregular heart rate is normally investigated with ECG, holter (24 hour ECG) and blood tests for complete blood count and thyroid disease.
The complete blood count is...

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we are now getting a referral to a new cardiologist, my dad remains in bigemmny
excuse my spelling. he is on Benicar 40, Lasix 40, hct 25, coreg 6.25 twice a day, for his crohns he is on budesonide, and pentassa. , XXXXXXX and spirivia for his copd. all this started after a remicade infusion, my question is this, he is always exhausted, I have read this could be a side effect of the coreg, or could it be from his heart. he has been hospitalized twice, the hospialist said he was in heart failure, his cardiologist says no its the pvcs.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Please upload his test reports.

Detailed Answer:
Hi Sir,

Welcome to HCM,

I apologize you for my delayed response due to my hectic work schedule.

Yes,your father's symptoms are suggestive of underlying PVCs.Side effects due to Coreg may be less likely.

I can suggest you better if you...

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wanted to kbow if complete blood picture trst is same as complete blood count or not

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
It is same

Detailed Answer:
Hello Anubhooti , Thanks for writing in to us with your health concerns. Yes it is the same test . Complete blood pocture and Complete blood count are the same test. Peripheral blood smear is a different test which is used to look for blood cells and...

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I am suffering from dry cough its some allergy how do I detect that.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
There are some tests

Detailed Answer:
Hi and thanks for your query.

To rule out allergies some tests can be done like complete blood count and immunoglobulin levels. In complete blood count, eosinophil levels would be raised but it can be rasied with fungal infections etc thus it is...

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I have been dianosed with high blood platlets 3 years ago. now drs have said may blood is low on three different things and possible leukmenia.

thanks, I just need to know some basic procdures and questions as i have another appt with dr tomorrow.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
You should go for complete blood count and peripherals smear examination.

Detailed Answer:
Hi, dear
I have gone through your question. I can understand your concern.
You should go for complete blood count and peripheral smear examination first. It is basic test to diagnose leukemia...

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Recent questions on  Complete blood count

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Hi doctor I am Naveen, my age is 30 and wait 62 Kg which was 70 Kg in Oct 2011 I am facing some stomach related problem since last one year, problem started with heart burning, stomach itching and frequent urination , then dr. diagnosed in Jan 2012 cyst of 3.5 mm in both the kidney then they prescribe me Potrate MB-6 for one month and after than when went to ultrasound then the cyst were removed but still I was facing stomach discomfort and itching in lover stomach and heaviness on liver side and I was also loos my wait near about 8 KG in 10 months for that my dr. prescribe me so many test in may 2012 including Malaria , Liver and Kidney panel serum , TTG, TSH, Widal, urine routine test, hemogram, besophil, ultrasound, Chest Ex-re, Whole abdomen CT-Scan all the tests were negative except bilirubin total was 1.82 out of them bilirubin direct was .30 and indirect was 1.52 and Protein was 8.50 I had so many medicines which were prescribed me by dr. but still stomach itching and heaviness on liver side is still there so please suggest me what should I do?

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Hi, i am Sushil 24 m from india. i have few medical condition to get in concern. end of august i had very high fever. which lead me to vomit whatever i used to eat or drink immediately. e.g if i used to drink water i used to throw up with in 3 second, bad swelling on abdomen, pain etc. i did my CBC, Malaria and typhoid test they came normal only my platelet count was low - 0000. i was not asked to do any further test then i consulted another doctor when my platelet count was 0000 in the morning. he did another CBC in the evening and my count was 0000 on very same day. he prescribed me sme medicines which i forgot. he asked me to eat with curd and other medicines to get my swellingon liver or abdomen cured. i dont know what had happend that time. the swelling and pain went off with time i was fine for a month. then one day when i was drinking with my friends i could feel sme sensation in my throat which lead me to cold and cough, i guess sour throat but after a course of medicine again it went. but the sourness was there, i have very bad chronic tonsils and sinus issue. while all this happening i was keeping tab on my bowl movment, earlier i used to see undigested food cells but from last one month its gone worst and i am loosing weight too. i have lost 4 kg in 40 days. i have no diarrhea but everyday when i poop its sticky neither solid nor liquid nor its too sticky i mean it falls like cow dunk.... i can see undigested food everyday when i poop. and its like whatever i eat it comes exactly in the same way. no churning is happening. sometime from last 10 days i can feel the pricking sensation all across my body anywer anytime for few second which is mild but can be felt. also in between my bladder gives me burning sensation from last 10 days. not always but in between. i scratch my body all the time since i have this indigestion issue. i dont know shall i relate everything togehter or its just one after other coming...i am really worried please help.

doctor1 MD

I m a 32 year old women who is generally in good health. I ve had mild to moderate headaches non stop for the past 3 weeks as well as constipation which is getting a bit better but still isn t right.I also haven t had a period since August when my doctor performed a coloscopy to remove mutated cells. My doctors did blood work and so far the only unusual thing to come up is that my white blood cell count is 2.9- any ideas what might be wrong and how I can fix it please?

doctor1 MD

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