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I recently took a CBC blood test. I have not shared the results

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I recently took a CBC blood test. I have not shared the results with Dr as yet. Perhaps you can share some information on the following abnormal results, what the definition of each test is, and what the results might mean? Questions to ask my Doctor? I am male, age 70, in fairly good health, seed implant for prostate cancer 3 years ago, in remission. My results in brackets.

HGB [13.9] Reference: 14.4-18.3gm/dl, EOS-AUTO%[8.6] Reference:0.6-7,6%,
BASO-AUTO,% [3.4] Reference:0.3-1.7%, EOS-AUTO,ABS[0.45]Reference:0.03-0.40 K/mm3, BASO-AUTO,ABS [0.17] Reference:0.02-0.10Kmm3 All other CBC results within normal ranges.

Dr. Saha :

Hello,

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Dr. Saha :

Why did you take the test?

Dr. Saha :

Do you have any symptom?

Customer:

No symptoms, except some tiredness, but I have sleep apnea, and have been on a sleep apnea machine for about 6 weeks, with better sleeping habits. Otherwise, this test was done as part of an annual physical

Dr. Saha :

From your CBC, the HGB or hemoglobin level is a bit lower.

Dr. Saha :

This is often due to a deficiency state.

Dr. Saha :

Iron, vitamin B12, folic acid deficiency can cause it.

Dr. Saha :

Doctor can prescribe supplement after reviewing the other parameters.

Dr. Saha :

High eosinophil level can occur in allergy.

Dr. Saha :

Basophil level can be increased in inflammation or infection.

Customer:

I take a supplementary vitamin-mineral tablet each evening, and some extra B-12 every other day. I do have hay fever.

Dr. Saha :

As you have hay fever, this can be the cause for higher eosinophil level.

Dr. Saha :

It is good that you are taking supplement.

Dr. Saha :

Doctor can make a little change after checking MCV, MCHC & other parameters.

Customer:

Might these results have anything to do with my prostate cancer-seed implant?

Dr. Saha :

These results are mildly above or low.

Dr. Saha :

These are unlikely to be related to prostate cancer.

Dr. Saha :

My goal is to provide you with excellent service today.

Dr. Saha :

If there’s anything else I can do, let me know

Customer:

So, you think that there is probably not anything serious with these results?

Dr. Saha :

Yes. It is not anything serious.

Customer:

Any specific questions I should be asking my Dr. besides what you have indicated?

Dr. Saha :

You can discuss with doctor about the specific cause of lower hemoglobin level.

Dr. Saha :

Others are not that high.

Customer:

Thank you for your time. I appreciate your answers, and I will continue with my Doctor. Good night.

Dr. Saha :
You are always welcome.
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