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Question: Mom's CBC Results - Concerned


 marley9697 - Thu Aug 25, 2005 3:40 pm

I was wondering if I can get some insight on the below results:

MCV - 11.5
MCH - 39.6
Absolute Lymphocutes - 718
Platelet - 123
Hemoglobin - 16.1
Hematocrit - 45.5

Doctor said to come back in three weeks for a re-test. Is this normal protocol or should there be a quicker re-test? Do these numbers sound like a specific disease?

I am concerned.
 Dr. Tamer Fouad - Thu Jan 26, 2006 5:31 pm

User avatar Hello,

I hope the new results turned out to be fine.

Some of the results you have mentioned are either high normal or slightly above normal. Your doctor would probably want to rule out erythrocytosis (polycythemia). At this stage nothing more is indicated.

Best regards.

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