Complete blood count infants

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Avatar n tn Thank you for your question and for visiting the Family Practice Forum. I would agree the liver enzymes appear to be elevated. GOT and GPT are also referred to as AST and ALT. Transaminases (ALT/AST) Transaminase levels are performed to determine if a patient has inflammation of the liver, which may incdicate liver damage. An enzyme called serum glutamate pyruvate transaminase is normally found in high concentrations within the liver.
Avatar n tn Non-Neurological explanations most commonly in infants would be that all infants have a weakened immune system. Measuring the amount of antibodies in his blood though may give clues to wether his immune system is developing normally. Of course more serious but less common causes can stem from cancers of the blood or lymphatics, Leukemia and Lymphoma. So getting a complete blood count is an important clue to rule these out.
Avatar n tn Hi, If you are getting blood investigations done, I would recommend you to do his Calcium, Magnesium, Sodium level in blood. You also can do complete blood count to see for any sepsis. CSF analysis is must to rule out any brain infection. Does he continue to have abnormal movements? If yes, I think before going to Johannesburg you should stop abnormal jerky movements in your town. Keep me informed about what doctor has to say. Bye.
Avatar n tn Screening laboratories should include a complete blood count, electrolytes, blood urea nitrogen, urinalysis, urine culture, and stool studies for occult blood, leukocytes, and parasites. Additional testing should be based upon the history and physical examination. Patients should be referred to a pediatric gastroenterologist or other appropriate specialist (eg, pediatric surgeon, neurologist) when there are symptoms or physical findings that are of particular concern.
Avatar m tn to add there is a 90-95% chance that a person infected in their adulthood will clear the infection while during infancy the numbers are low and saddening because only 5% of infants infected during infancy will clear it (this is how i got it myself) ________________________________________ This is the burden of all CHB people, it's not like Diabetes or multiple sclerosis which you can just keep it to yourself but u can also infect others that is why they should be careful.
723488 tn?1278342900 I had a complete physical and they drew 5 tubes of blood. (OUCH) I passed out of course, lol. Anyways he ckd my Iron and said it was normal, no anemia (shocked). BP/Cholesterol/sugar/thyroid are all perfect. Labs were done CPK -neg. RF is less than 10 (normal?), Sed Rate 12 (normal?), RPR negative. I am waiting on the ANA (Lupus etc.), and the Lyme Disease Titter isn't back yet either.
Avatar m tn Other tests your doctor might order include a complete blood count (CBC) to see if your blood platelet count is lower than normal and if lymphocytes are abnormal, and a chemistry panel to see if liver enzymes are abnormal.” Hope this helps. If you need more help, please feel free to contact. I’ll be happy to answer your queries. Please keep me posted.
Avatar m tn After a Complete blood count, urine count, and stool sample it seemed like I had a Cryptosporidium parasite. The doctor prescribed medicines for it (Nitazoxanide - Nizonide 500). Which I took one tablet on friday night and one on saturday morning. This is where the paranoia set it. After self-diagnosing myself on google I convinced myself I was HIV+ and had the worst night of my life on Friday.
Avatar m tn ), which can lead to elevated blood pressure and diminished blood flow to certain parts of the body, including the genitals. According to a study published in the Central European Journal of Urology, researchers found that high fructose corn syrup — the dietary villain that’s attracted all the wrong kind of attention these days because it’s the main sweetener in soda — increased the risk of erectile dysfunction, because it raises cholesterol levels and damages the arteries in the penis.
Avatar m tn The test result followed Date 03/01/2011 a)Complete blood count 1) Haemoglobin Result 14.0gm/dl - in normal range 14-18 gn/dl 2) Total count (WBC) Result 10.
Avatar m tn He really thought I was only 5 weeks along until I kept insisiting I was 10 weeks and told him I had a + blood test Dec. 3rd. Needless to say, before the u/s was even over I was an emotional wreck. Anyway, so they did an hcg count and another one 2 days later. It rapidly declined (14,000- 8,000). They gave me Cytotec to help along the miscarriage. It was long and drawn out. My numbers a couple or few weeks later were finally down to almost nothing.
306245 tn?1244388567 he now has a small PFO with some bidirectional shunting. he has a mild infundibular stenosis, Complete RBBB. at times he brady downs into the low 40's and come close to passing out.once he did. they did a EP study on him looked at the upper right side of his heart. the Cath and EP study took less then an hour.couldn't get him into an arrhythmia. they did not decrease his HR. now he has a loop recorder (marker set for 40 BPM and as high as 200 BPM) and he has has several tachy. issues going on.
Avatar f tn IG CBC (Includes Diff/Plt) IG White Blood Cell Count 6.9 3.8-10.8 Thousand/uL Red Blood Cell Count 4.73 3.80-5.10 Million/uL Hemoglobin 14.3 11.7-15.5 g/dL Hematocrit 42.7 35-45% MCV 90.4 80.0-100.0 fL MCH 30.3 27.0-33.0 pg MCHC 33.5 32.0-36.0 g/dL RDW 14.7 11.0-15.
948882 tn?1270557407 Additional risk factors identified in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey III survey are non-Hispanic black ethnicity, cocaine use, high number of sexual partners, divorced or separated marital status, foreign birth, and low educational level. Because of the implementation of routine vaccinations of infants in 1992 and adolescents in 1995, the prevalence of hepatitis B virus (HBV) is expected to decline further.
1553907 tn?1367613186 OK, I got ill the day after Mother's day last year, and that ended me in the hospital for 4 days (diarrhea but it was only blood, not feces). Bloodwork, xray, CT scan, gastroscopy, endoscopy, ultrasound, and no answers. Platelets are steadily getting higher (testing every 3 months) currently at over 700,000. WBC is above normal, suggested I take Aspirin. I also have Petechiae all over my body, with newer ones showing up all the time, and I wake up with bruises.
Avatar n tn If it is Grave's Disease the methimazole will not cure her disease, it needs a permanent treatment ultimately, she has been on treatment for several years, there are significant side effects rare but important with the methimazole, these meds can cause problems with our white cell count and blood count, there is a true method to treating this problem and data to support things, you should talk with your doc and decide about surgery or radioablation, at age 16 the ablation is often suggested, sh
Avatar m tn Not to mention, HIV cannot be diagnosed through normal labwork, like a complete blood count, or a metabolic panel. The only way you can diagnose HIV is by taking an HIV test. Follow up your negative tests with another HIV test at 3 months...that result will be conclusive.
Avatar dr m tn Later on, as they gain weight many of these symptoms improve (especially the cold hand and dizziness), but begin to develop high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, heart attack or stroke. Anatomically, they all have relatively narrowed jaws with very narrowed breathing passageways when on their backs. Due to gravity, the tongue (which takes up too much space within a smaller jaw cavity) falls, back partially, and then when in deep sleep, can obstruct completely due to muscle relaxation.
Avatar n tn I believe the tests were ran a second time, but from what I remember I was told that although the results were positive, my liver count was good. I was homeless, an IV user, and maintained a very poor diet. I have been sober and off the streets for 10 months now. I am sure that I got the virus when I was "using". I thought I was being careful by bleaching my "rig" after my boyfriend would use it. He was the only one that I shared with.
Avatar n tn Well, we went to the pedi and by the time we got there she had developed this bizarre rash on her upper arms and panty area. She cried when pedi moved her leg and her blood count came out REALLY high ssoooooo...pedi sent us tot he ER thinking it was a septic hip joint. She gave DD a dose of mortin before we left though. Within an hour of arriving at the ER DD's fever was gone and she was walking fine on her leg!!! I asked to leave but they wouldn't let me.
Avatar n tn They are more about how to find yourself again, and become a more complete person, someone who would attract another complete person, whether it was your SO you had problems with or not. It's funny, once you work on yourself, everything else just seems to play out okay. Now the trouble with telling your personal stories like I just did, is that people seeing this might say, well my John or my Lois isn't as bad as Ray, he/she doesn't do that, etc.
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521840 tn?1348844371 For example, today’s doctors would never tell women that breast feeding is unhealthy for babies, or encourage parents not to hold and cuddle infants, but these were common child-rearing recommendations of years past. Today, we know better, and we can choose to do what works. 4. “If I don’t spank them, my kids won’t respect me.” Parents do need to be authority figures. They do need to be in-charge if their children are to learn to self-control.
Avatar n tn If the symptoms persist, you may want to consider options other than the medication. An evaluation for fatigue can include a blood count, thyroid tests, measuring a vitamin b-12 level, and electrolyte and liver function tests. You can discuss these options with your personal physician. Followup with your personal physician is essential. This answer is not intended as and does not substitute for medical advice - the information presented is for patient education only.
573038 tn?1235398145 And, if you're like me before my hysterectomy, you can have low iron, even though your CBC or complete blood count, including hemoglobin, hematocrit, and RBC are all in normal range. Regarding your weight loss, even the tachycardia I think, can cause a little weight loss, because I think it has in the past with me. Now, I don't know if you have high catecholamines or high plasma free metanephrines, but you really should get these checked.
Avatar n tn This test is more sensitive than what they test the blood supply with. From all my research and what I've heard from doctors, this test-when performed at experienced laboratories is 100% sensitive at 2.5 months. One more time... 100%. Not sure about one month, although they claim >99%, But with the research I've found, after at least 60-70 days it's 100%. There is the real possibility of a false positive, however, probably the MAIN reason this test is not FDA approved.
Avatar m tn My initial blood work when I first got tested was flagged for high Neutrophils white blood cell count and Low Lymphocytes. This is a common indicator of infection. So I know something is wrong with me. I won't be naive and pass all this on anxiety. And my recent tests just may have just confirmed that. But it has also left new answers to find.
Avatar n tn My DD brings home a weeks worth of homework on Monday all to be returned on Friday. No big deal. It only takes about 20 min's a night to complete if that. Anyway, this homework she is doing...the spelling words are all 3 letter words she knew how to spell at 4! For example the words are: tap, bat, ham, etc. Are your first graders getting words this easy? My DH says I should just challenge her at home and see how this year unfolds. They may start moving at a faster pace.
Avatar n tn he showed you both the test with a viral count and the one without viral count at least 6 months after the person stopped tx? How sensitive was the PCR? You might not remember the details, but it might help make the case believable. BTW, combativeness from someone that is calling members closed minded?