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I just received my blood test results and I have a NE% of

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I just received my blood test results and I have a NE% of 76.6
JA: Is this a time sensitive issue? What type of specimen are they testing?
Customer: A through blood panel that tested for BNP & everything else.BNP was 21.07,NE# ***** MO# ***** ALT 63
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Prostate cancer with radical prostectomy 7.5 yrs ago, Chest hurts all the time like I was hit with a sledge hammer, Extreme shortness of breath,fatigue, sweating, frequent night urination, swelling of right leg and foot, i have type 2 dieabetes
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 2 months ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 2 months ago.

Was it a routine test or did you have any other symptom?
How is the total WBC count?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
WBC 10.6Test for CHF, Chest pain, presistant dry hacking cough shortness of breath,
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
I've complained of these symptoms for 5years. Chest CT every year and I started out with 1- 5mm nodule on my right lung. next year these was another 3mm nodule on right lung, next year another 3mm nodule on right lung and a 4mm nodule on my left lung. The doc says not ot worry everything looks stable.. how can it be stable when I keep getting more nodules every year
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 2 months ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 2 months ago.

Thank you for all the information,
High neutrophil count can be from a few causes.
Common ones are infections or inflammation.
These can be in the form of abscess, furuncles, or infection in other organs.
Among the non infectious causes these can be hypersensitivity reactions, collagen diseases, infarction etc.
Your ALT level is mildy elevated.
Often it is not significant.
However, there can be liver issues like alcohol, drug, hepatitis.
Usually lung nodules less than 3 cm of diameter is a benign finding if there is no other associated findings in the X-ray.
Ct can reveal more detail picture about it.
I would suggest to take a follow up with doctor.
I hope this information helps.
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Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Thanks,
I don't drink, I have a fatty liver, been on pain meds 28 years due to a spine injury from falling off a wall on a construction job. Neck is fused at c4-c6 and back fused at L5-S1 with rods & screws
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 2 months ago.

Fatty liver, medicines can be a cause for the mild increase of ALT.

Doctor may take repeat tests after a few weeks.